Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 123, New Jersey Nets 115

New Jersey Nets 115 Final Recap | Box Score 123 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 30 MIN | 4-7 FG | 1-4 FT | 9 REB | 4 AST | 9 PTS | -2 Nene had a hard time in the second half. Early on he was collecting boards and making aggressive moves towards the basket […]

Is There Reason to be Concerned About the Denver Nuggets?

The Denver Nuggets are 6-4, they have a projected Pythagorean record, expected wins based on point differential, of 46-20 which is equivalent to a 57 win season.  They have been atop the league in defensive efficiency and feature possibly the deepest roster in the NBA. That all sounds great, but if you have spent any […]

Rapid Reaction: Nuggets 81, Hornets 94

New Orleans Hornets 94 Final Recap | Box Score 81 Denver Nuggets Nene, C 30 MIN | 3-8 FG | 3-6 FT | 11 REB | 4 AST | 9 PTS | -16 The one knock on Nene has always been his soft demeanor and his uncanny ability to disappear in big moments. That’s been […]

Rapid Reaction: San Antonio Spurs 121 Denver Nuggets 117

Denver Nuggets 117 Final Recap | Box Score 121 San Antonio Spurs Kosta Koufos, C 7 MIN | 0-2 FG | 0-0 FT | 3 REB | 0 AST | 0 PTS | -6 One night after playing the role of a major impact player off the bench, perhaps even altering the outcome of the […]

Rapid Reaction: Nuggets 96 Hornets 88

Denver Nuggets 96 Final Recap | Box Score 88 New Orleans Hornets Nene, C 24 MIN | 2-7 FG | 2-4 FT | 8 REB | 2 AST | 6 PTS | -4 Nene played a few possessions where he looked dominant, but once again was passive during any key stretch where it looked like […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 110, Sacramento Kings 83 [UPDATED]

Sacramento Kings 83 FinalRecap | Box Score 110 Denver Nuggets Kosta Koufos, C 4-6 FG | 2-6 FT | 10 REB | 0 AST | 10 PTS | +3 Koufos netted the first double-double of his career and did so in only 24 minutes. Though he’s still turnover and foul prone, Koufos has showed a […]

Rapid Reaction: Denver Nuggets 91, Milwaukee Bucks 86

Milwaukee Bucks 86 Final Recap | Box Score 91 Denver Nuggets Kosta Koufos, C 3-4 FG | 2-2 FT | 6 REB | 0 AST | 8 PTS | +4 In his first start of the season Koufos did not disappoint. He was named Altitude’s “Subway Sub of the Game” even though he started, which […]

2011-12 Game 4: Lakers 92, Denver 89

Obviously there’s a lot to be said about this game, but first and foremost: Gallo. Come on man!!! As I recently texted someone, if you’re a 6-10 athletic deer in the open court and the only thing stopping you from making a game-tying layup with a few seconds left in the fourth quarter is a […]

2011-12 Game 2: Denver Nuggets 117, Utah 100

For the second straight game the Denver Nuggets handily defeated its opponent by at least 17 points. Spearheaded by stingy defense and a flurry of steals, the Nuggets continuously got out on the break and never let up. One wave after another eventually collapsed the opposing players and ultimately left the Jazz feeling “kind of […]

2011-12 Game 1: Denver Nuggets 115 Dallas Mavericks 93

Box Score | Highlights The Nuggets crushed the Mavs in Dallas for their third straight blowout victory in a season opener. Just like the last few years they showcased a high powered offense with plenty of depth and cruised to a big lead they never surrendered. Ty Lawson was the star in this one, scoring […]

For what it’s worth, a preview of the Denver Nuggets’ upcoming season

With the 2011-12 season right around the corner, Charlie and I decided to delve into some of the topics that most interested us regarding this year’s Denver Nuggets team. However, when all was said and done, we ended up with more of a season preview than anything. So, whether you’re a seasoned Nuggets aficionado or […]

Notes from Friday’s scrimmage

On Friday the Denver Nuggets kicked of the 2011-12 season with a free-to-the-public team exhibition. The crowd was lively, the players were energetic and at the sound of the final buzzer only one point separated the two squads. Here are some first impressions from a fun-filled night.

How Good Can the Denver Nuggets Be?

How good are the 2011-12 Denver Nuggets?  Now that the opening night roster is largely in place, Arron Afflalo is not officially signed, but I anticipate he will be in the next few days, we know what Denver has to work with. Earlier today we Kalen, Charlie and myself made some high level projections in […]

A Day of Action – Nuggets Re-sign Nene and Trade for Two

Well Nuggets fans, you wanted activity, how did today treat you?  In addition to adding Rudy Fernandez, Corey Brewer and DeMarre Carroll today, Denver has reportedly reached an agreement with Nene on a five year, $67 million contract.  The fifth year apparently was a key to sealing the deal as the average salary is well […]

Nuggets striking match for Forbes [UPDATE: Rudy Fernandez traded to Denver]

HoopsHype’s Raul Barrigon is reporting the Nuggets are leaning towards matching the Raptors contract offer for Gary Forbes. Meanwhile, Anthony Carter, who recently chose Toronto over Denver as his next one-year destination is petitioning for the Nuggets not to match. Maybe next time he asks to use our practice gym post-lockout, we’ll just slam the […]

Dreams really do come true; Nuggets land Faried, Hamilton in 2011 NBA Draft

In Roundball’s recent Denver Nuggets’ Big Board 2.0 I stated, “If Faried does however manage to find his way past the Trailblazers, to put it simply: Nuggets fans should be ecstatic.” Little did I know however, that “ecstatic” wouldn’t even begin to cover the range of emotions I felt as David Stern announced Faried’s name […]