No, it wasn't a surprise the Nuggets lost 92-88 to the Warriors last night to get bounced in the NBA playoffs' first round -- again. But it was a gut-shot, since this was supposed to be the year the Nugs made a deep run. Who's to blame? Plenty of names come to mind, George Karl and GM Masai Ujiri a ... More >>
Game six of the NBA playoff series between the Nuggets and the Golden State Warriors goes down tonight and, based on the team's performance on Tuesday, Denver has a chance to take the series to game seven. Tuesday's victory came under some scrutiny, however, mainly from Warriors head coach Mark Jack ... More >>
Denver blog posts aren't living in a Golden State of mind. Denver Stiffs' Colin Neilson hasn't given up on the Nuggets in their playoff series with the Warriors -- and offers a blueprint for victory. Big Media's Jason Salzman questions Cory Gardner's commitment to a bigger GOP tent. Denver Urbani ... More >>
The Nuggets have made reaching the playoffs only to lose in the first round a tradition during the George Karl era. That was all supposed to change this year, though. Most wins in a single season since the Nugs joined the NBA. A third seed. Home court advantage against a team -- the Golden State War ... More >>
Denver blog posts shoot over 65 percent. Roundball Mining Company's Kalen recaps yesterday's shocking Nugs loss to the Warriors, and shows no love for George Karl. Denver Egotist: CU-Boulder's One Show pencil-winning work. Mile High Hockey's Brett Shumway on the Avs' latest loss in a season fille ... More >>
Denver blog posts run hot and cold. Denver Stiffs' Andrew Feinstein on the departure of David Lee, the expected return of Kenneth Faried, and what the Nuggets must do to take a 2-0 lead over the Warriors in tonight's playoff game. The folks at Colorado Pols spotlight ex-Denver mayor Bill Vidal's t ... More >>
It's been an exciting NBA regular season for a lot of reasons, including the Miami Heat's 27-game winning streak and the epic battle between Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant for the scoring title. But don't overlook the Denver Nuggets, who had one of the best season's in franchise history. The team ... More >>
The All-Star break is over, Kenneth Faried manimaled his way to some long-overdue national attention, and fastest team in the NBA West got a few days off to recharge its batteries. After the Nuggets beat the Celtics last night to avenge that frustrating triple OT loss heading into the break, it's of ... More >>
Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried stepped into the national spotlight over the weekend, lighting up the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge game by scoring forty points, pulling down ten rebounds and earning MVP honors, and then wowing the crowd with one of the best dunks of Saturday night's Slam ... More >>
Who would have thought that our humble state of Colorado could have hosted so many video games? While for many developers Colorado seems to be synonymous with little more than "snow," these games will take you everywhere from explosive recreations of '90s blockbusters to wholesome educational progra ... More >>
During the Nuggets' embarrassing loss to the third worst team in the Western Conference on Saturday, JaVale McGee added a ridiculous highlight to Deadspin's collection of mostly awful (but sometimes great) feats. Oh, did we forget to mention that Deadspin has an entire section dedicated to the boneh ... More >>
The NBA lockout was like a pregnancy. There was a lot of irrational screaming and finger-pointing, and of course, labor pains. And the entire time, all anyone wanted to see was the baby. In this case, the baby is a season, which was born very early Saturday morning and appears to be alive and health ... More >>
Those are boos, David.There's no LeBron in the group, or Kobe, or Dwight Howard, or even a Kevin Durant. In the upcoming NBA draft, Ian Thomsen writes on SI.com, there's no standout star, and there's very little certainty about who will be chosen when. To clear up all the confusion, I'd like ... More >>
Alec Burks.If the NBA Draft plays out for Alec Burks the way the CU Buffs' season did, he'll be drafted in the middle of the second round. After all, the Buffs received a March Madness snub that had ESPN's Dick Vitale screaming something about Scarlett Johanssen. But assuming another injustic ... More >>
Carmelo.Rumors about a Carmelo Anthony trade continue to swirl -- and it's becoming increasingly clear that if such a deal is made, Melo won't be the only one impacted. Indeed, there's a good chance that a number of dominoes could fall, with one of them being hometown hero Chauncey Billups.
Birdman.Welcome, my friends, to today's Denver blog post roundup. In his preview of tonight's Denver Nuggets-Golden State Warrior matchup, Denver Stiffs' Nate Timmons holds out hope that Chris "Birdman" Andersen may at last be ready for his return. And just in time. Colorado Education News' ... More >>
Carmelo.The extended period of quiet over a Carmelo Anthony trade following the collapse of a deal with New Jersey is over. Not only are the Knicks back in the hunt, with a little reported help from Spike Lee, but now, both the Chicago Bulls and, yes, the Nets are reportedly feeling pressure ... More >>
Carmelo.With the Carmelo Anthony trade talks devolving into accusations of tampering against the New York Knicks, an intriguing new question has arisen: If Anthony won't accept a trade to any team other than the Knicks, should the Nuggets explore the idea of a swap with a team that might want ... More >>
Carmelo.With the Denver Nuggets' media day upon us, the Carmelo Anthony trade rumors are as fierce as a tsunami -- and sometimes contradictory. There are some reports that a potential four-way trade involving the New Jersey Nets is all but dead. But if so, there are plenty of other possibili ... More >>
Carmelo Anthony.The New Jersey Nets will have $23 million to spend next summer, with many folks hoping the cash could lure Carmelo Anthony. But if that scenario plays out, the Nuggets will get zip for their superstar. No wonder most observers still see a trade to Chicago as the likeliest Melo ... More >>
J.R. Smith lines up what proved to be the winning free throw against the Warriors.Once a year, I get to use Westword's season tickets to watch a Nuggets game -- and I was lucky enough to have drawn last night's matchup against the Golden State Warriors, when Chauncey Billups, Carmelo Anthony ... More >>
It will happen tonight, no doubt: At some point during the Nuggets-Cavs game at the Pepsi Center, probably late in the first quarter, LeBron James will step into a passing lane. He'll lurk, and lurk, and lurk, carefully measuring his distance from things -- close enough to make the steal, far en ... More >>
The Nuggets find their way, thanks to the George and Doug show.
Hard work and lots of play make Bedz a very busy DJ.
Kevin Fletcher aims for the NBA --from Europe.
The Nuggets have finally begun to warm up the faithful.
The Nuggets are ready to ride the new kid in town.
After an ice age of drafts, the Nuggets seek a warm body.