The 2012-13 Nuggets season has finally arrived. After pushing the Lakers to seven games in the first round of the NBA Playoffs last year and obtaining All-Star guard Andre Iguodala via trade this summer, fans are excited as they've ever been for the boys in blue and yellow -- and the Nuggets certain ... More >>
Remember Chris "Birdman" Andersen? He was arguably the most popular member of the Denver Nuggets -- a bigger fave among lotsa fans than even Carmelo Anthony -- during many of the squad's best recent seasons due in part to his larger-than-life personality, celebrated in a photo gallery below. But as ... More >>
Your Denver Nuggets are officially a playoff team. But they'll likely be out of the postseason mighty fast unless they manage to use the NBA circle of life to prevent the death of their 2012 season. To whit: If they don't up-end the Oklahoma City Thunder on the road Wednesday, they'll likely meet O ... More >>
No question that the Nuggets' 118-117 overtime victory against the Atlanta Hawks last night was exciting: I left the Pepsi Center feeling simultaneously elated and in need of emergency medical care. But while the contest certainly spotlighted many of Denver's attributes, it also left me wondering i ... More >>
Facebook Jimmer.At 5:15 p.m. today, Jimmer Fredette will join his BYU teammates at the Pepsi Center to take on Wofford in the first round of the NCAA basketball championships -- and according to the Denver Post's Woody Paige, Tim Tebow may turn up to watch a baller with a reputation every bit ... More >>
Ty Lawson.Even the most optimistic among us probably didn't think the Nuggets would win four of five following the Carmelo Anthony trade, let alone that the latest margin of victory (versus the Bobcats) would be forty points. But that's reality: Denver is playing its best basketball of the s ... More >>
Raymond Felton.Who'da thunk the Nuggets would be playing so well following the Carmelo Anthony trade? And each night, it seems as if another new Nug steps up. Against the Boston Celtics, Wilson Chandler shone -- and in last night's 100-90 victory over the Atlanta Hawks, Raymond Felton demons ... More >>
Carmelo.While much of America suffered through an ultra-dull Oscar ceremony, NBA Nation was riveted by a contest between the loaded Miami Heat and the Carmelo Anthony-Chauncey Billups supplemented New York Knicks. In the end, the Knicks triumphed 91-86, with Anthony dropping 29 on LeBron and ... More >>
Carmelo.Just ten days until the NBA trade deadline, and the pressure is increasing on the New York Knicks to complete a Carmelo Anthony trade. New reports suggest that the Nuggets' patience could pay off, with an injury to Knicks' star Amare Stoudemire potentially factoring in when it comes t ... More >>
Carmelo.And now, without further adieu, three Denver blog posts. Denver Stiffs fan poster Monkfish thinks the Atlanta Hawks' Jamal Crawford or the Toronto Raptors' Jarrett Jack could make a three-team deal for Carmelo Anthony work. Let's hope the Nugs are working on something. Colorado Pols ... More >>
Melo muses.As the sports world waits for tonight's announcement about where LeBron James will sign (right now, it looks like he'll be Miami-bound), Nuggets fans are left to wonder if Carmelo Anthony will be looking for a Denver exit in the near future. Logic says "no," but his decision to se ... More >>
The strange confidence that inspired me to write a blog yesterday entitled "Why the Nuggets Will Win Game Four Against the Hornets Tonight" was more than justified by the team's historic performance last night. By any objective measure, the game was horrible -- but I reveled in every glorious minute ... More >>
For those of us who were watching the Denver Nuggets-Atlanta Hawks on television Wednesday night, missed probably one of the best half time shows of the season. DJ Vajra and the Mad Monkeys dance crew repped hip-hop to the fullest at center court. Weren't at the game? No worries. Check out the full ... More >>
On April 29, the day after the Denver Nuggets were sent packing from the NBA playoffs by the Los Angeles Lakers, Channel 4 morning anchor Brooke Wagner expressed satisfaction that the previous night's game had been exciting and close. And indeed, the fact that the contest hadn't turned into another ... More >>
Great basketball teams often take on the personality of their star players. Without a dominant big man, the Dallas Mavericks are more of a perimeter shooting team keyed by Dirk Nowitzki. Steve Nash pushes the Phoenix Suns up and down the court. Tim Duncan leads the Spurs by playing solid D and scowl ... More >>
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