2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 3: Denver Nuggets at New Orleans Hornets Game Thread

Now the real work starts.  As George Karl has pointed out approximately 236 times since the end of game two a playoff series does not start until someone wins on the road.  A win today in New Orleans would end the competitive portion of the series.  Heading into this postseason there have been 85 instances […]

More Game Two Thoughts – Starring Dahntay Jones

Even though Chauncey Billups has been absolutely incredible and Carmelo Anthony played a tremendous team oriented game on both ends of the floor Dahntay Jones has proven to be almost equally as valuable. I have said that Kenyon Martin seems to have been created to defend David West.  Well, Jones was pretty well designed for […]

2009 NBA Playoffs Round 1 Game 2: Denver Nuggets 108 – New Orleans Hornets 93 Initial Thoughts

Box Score | Highlights Do you all remember during the regular season when the Denver Nuggets could not stop the pick and roll to save their lives?  There were many games where they looked completely lost at what to do when the opposition set a ball screen. What they are doing now in the first […]

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 […]