Nuggets/Hornets Game 2 Adjustments

We all know that once the first punch is thrown the battle of wits begins.  Playoff series are made up of a series of adjustments and counterpunches to address you own weaknesses and to exploit the short comings of your opponent.  The question is what adjustments will the Denver Nuggets and New Orleans Hornets make […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 1: Denver Nuggets 113 – New Orleans Hornets 84

Box Score | Highlights It is only one game and I am trying not to get too carried away so I am going to try to remain composed and will simply say I enjoyed that thoroughly.  There were three aspects of the Nuggets performance that simply blew me away.  The first was the clutch shooting […]

Nuggets vs Hornets – Initial Thoughts

First off make sure you carve out some time to take part in a live chat here at RMC featuring Niall Doherty and Ryan Schwan from the exceptional blog Hornets 24/7 tonight (Thursday) at 7:00 PM Mountain.  You can ask questions or just read along.  You choose your own level of involvement just like Project […]

Offday Offerings – Exercising Our Right to Petition

Lobbying for the Birdman On February 20 I wrote the following: Right now [for the 2009-10 season] the Nuggets are over $68 million [in team salary] with only Kenyon Martin, Carmelo Anthony, Chauncey Billups, Nene, J.R. Smith, Steven Hunter, Renaldo Balkman and the money they owe Antonio McDyess.  That is only seven players.  Chris Andersen has been […]

2008-09 Game 72: Denver Nuggets 101 – New Orleans Hornets 88

Box Score | Highlights The Denver Nuggets have answered.  With their backs against the wall they chose to fight and Denver came out swinging tonight against the New Orleans Hornets.  The Nuggets utilized a consistently solid defensive effort to a 101-88 victory in New Orleans.  It is the Nuggets first road win against a team […]

2008-09 Game 72: Denver Nuggets at New Orleans Hornets Game Thread

In middle school science class I learned about fight or flight.  When an animal is confronted they will either step up and rumble or get out of dodge pronto.  With the announcement that Nene has been suspended for two games we will see firsthand which option the Nuggets will choose, fight or flight.  The bad […]

2008-09 Game 46: Denver Nuggets 81 – New Orleans Hornets 94

Box Score | Highlights Wow, am I embarrassed to be a Nuggets fan after that big turd they dumped on the city of New Orleans in the fourth quarter.  I cannot communicate how frustrated I am at that performance without using words that I do my best not to utilize.  I guess the best way […]

2008-09 Game 46: Denver Nuggets at New Orleans Hornets Game Thread

Hey look everyone my ESPN colleague John Hollinger agreed to put together the game preview for today.  OK, Hollinger has no idea who I am, but you should check out his Per Diem article for today to get all the key elements of tonight’s matchup between the Denver Nuggets and New Orleans Hornets. Hollinger is very […]

2008-09 Game 35: Denver Nuggets 105 – New Orleans Hornets 100

Box Score | Highlights In the game preview I requested the Denver Nuggets observe December 15, 2008 night while the fans at the Pepsi Center observed 80’s night.  Well, I got what I wanted, for about 30 minutes.  Unfortunately NBA games last 48. If you ignore the flow of the game and just look at […]