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 >>
Plenty of people who tuned in last night's episode of the Showtime series Nurse Jackie probably found themselves saying, "Hey, isn't that Carmelo Anthony?" And it was: Melo appeared as a patient in a rehab center -- yet Showtime PR reps hardly knocked themselves out ballyhooing the gig. Why? Maybe b ... More >>
Neill Franklin.Our interview with Law Enforcement Against Prohibition executive director Neill Franklin, who co-wrote a letter criticizing U.S. Attorney John Walsh's seizure threat to 23 dispensaries near schools attracted many comments that went beyond the subject at hand. Example: this list ... 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 >>
Carmelo.Anyone thinking the Carmelo Anthony trade-go-round couldn't spin faster were wrong. The latest? The Nuggets' compensation demand for Melo and Chauncey Billups was reportedly so crazy that it spurred disbelief; the Nets, who'd pulled out of the Anthony sweepstakes, are interested again ... 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.The prospect that Carmelo Anthony will be dealt before the February 24 trade deadline just got better. Following hot on the sneakers of reports about a possible three-team deal involving the Knicks, Nuggets and Timberwolves comes word that New York owner James Dolan is talking directl ... More >>
Carmelo.The Carmelo Anthony trade has turned into a puzzle that's taking an annoyingly long time to complete. It's mostly finished, yet everyone is looking for the one piece the dog ate. But is it really that bad of an idea for the Nuggets to hold on to Melo through the February 24 trade dea ... More >>
Carmelo.Yesterday, we shared reports that a Carmelo Anthony trade is unlikely to happen this week. Now, an organization source hints that with the collapse of a deal with the New Jersey Nets, the Nugs are now seriously looking at shipping Melo to his chosen destination, the New York Knicks, w ... More >>
Carmelo.More dizzying twists in Carmelo Anthony trade rumors. This week, we've been told the New Jersey Nets are his choice, in a likely concession to his fame-addicted reality-TV-star wife La La Vazquez -- only to hear Chicago is really his top pick. But are the Nuggets pushing for a pact wi ... 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 >>
Carmelo.New Nuggets exec Masai Ujiri says he's dedicated to keeping Carmelo Anthony in Denver, but few think he can pull it off. That includes two NBA experts at CBS Sports, who agree that the Nugs must move Melo, even though they're likely to slide in the near term whether he stays or goes.
Full-sized photo below.You may be wondering whether or not Carmelo Anthony is going to sign a contract extension with the Nuggets, or if Melo's as good as gone from Denver. But he's got other things on his mind -- specifically, a movie he's making (and tweeting about) in China. The flick is ... More >>
Even hardcore Nuggets fans didn't go into last night's NBA draft expecting the team to do much. After all, the squad had the number 34 selection -- the sort of position that would likely result in the drafting of a European player we'd never see in a baby-blue uni. And that's precisely what happen ... More >>
A Flickr photoWhere the Nuggets will be playing Tuesday night. As predicted, the Los Angeles Lakers handled the Houston Rockets on Sunday, setting up a Western Conference finals matchup with your Denver Nuggets, who the Lakers have dominated in recent years. But even though the game was never compe ... More >>
A Flickr photoKobe shoots and (probably) scores. Watching the Houston Rockets-Los Angeles Lakers game last night caused this particular Nuggets fan an uncomfortable sense of déjà vu. Like the Nugs have done for ages (until, for the most part, this year), the Rockets blasted off to an early, comma ... More >>
In the past few days, Mark Cuban has been dancing without the stars. During last night's late newscast, 9News' Drew Soicher said that if the Nuggets manage to blow their series against the Dallas Mavericks, blamecasters will suggest that Mavs owner Mark Cuban got into their heads via his antics -- ... More >>
Embedded video from NBA Video Isn't it nice to hear national basketball commentators like Charles Barkley say nice things about your Denver Nuggets for a change? Sir Charles has typically treated the Nugs with all the respect of something he scraped off his shoe -- but the further the team gets int ... More >>
A Flickr photoChauncey Billups takes on Dallas earlier this season. Admit it: When you heard the Nuggets were getting rid of defensive stalwart Marcus Camby prior to the start of the season in exchange for virtually nothing, and when the team swapped Allen Iverson for Chauncey Billups a few games i ... More >>
Dikembe Mutombo during his days with the Denver Nuggets. At age 42, former Denver Nuggets star Dikembe Mutombo is ancient by NBA standards, but he hasn't given up on the sport to which he's devoted his entire adult life; although he's not currently on the active roster of his most recent team, the ... More >>
Stevie Wonder July 1, 2008 Fiddler's Green How long has it been since Stevie Wonder performed in Denver? He headlined an intimate date at the Paramount Theatre the last time around, and I vividly remember a moment early in his set when a petite woman near the front of the room went from ecstasy to ... More >>
Not so long ago, plenty of pundits seemed to think that John Elway might be interested in a political career -- but why in the hell would he hurl himself into that meat-grinder when he's capable of earning a nice living by letting people pay him to play around? Witness Big John's participation in th ... More >>
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