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    July 17, 2013

    Colorado gold: Peyton Manning, Missy Franklin are up for two ESPY awards tonight

    Peyton Manning and Missy Franklin are hoping to make a big hit and a big splash tonight on the annual ESPY Awards, hosted by ESPN. Both Colorado athletes are up for two different awards, and ESPN is letting fans vote on who should win until 7 p.m. (MST) tonight -- the same time that the broadcast of ... More >>

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    June 20, 2013
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    February 8, 2013

    Videos: Top five trades in Denver Nuggets history

    The NBA trade deadline is thirteen days away -- just enough time to quell that gnawing feeling in the gut telling you that, well, Kevin Garnett is old, and he has a lot of money left on that two-year contract, but he sure would shore up that interior defense. And, he would instantly be the most inte ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    October 31, 2012

    Five Nuggets story lines to watch for this season

    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 >>

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    May 14, 2012

    Denver Nuggets' future bright-ish after valiant effort against Lakers

    Early in the fourth quarter of game seven against the Los Angeles Lakers Saturday night, your Denver Nuggets held a four point lead over a team with two Hall of Famers on it. That moment showed the peak of the Nuggets' season and potential. The Lakers went on to win the game and thus, the series. Th ... More >>

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    April 25, 2012

    Photos: Chris "Birdman" Andersen goodbye even though he's still on Nuggets?

    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 >>

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    March 19, 2012

    Wilson Chandler to get starter minutes from Nuggets along with starter money?

    Our long regional nightmare is over. Nearly a month after returning to the States, Wilson Chandler has signed with the Nuggets, who yesterday announced the completion of a five-year deal worth almost $37 million. Even though the last meaningful game he played was in China, where he spent the NBA loc ... More >>

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    March 16, 2012

    Wilson Chandler and Nuggets close to a long-term deal

    With the finality of Wilson Chandler's self-imposed deadline (note: deadline not final) looming today, it appears he and the Nuggets are closing in on a long-term deal. From ESPN's Marc Stein comes the strongest signs yet that the restricted free agent will indeed sign to play in Denver for the for ... More >>

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    January 25, 2012

    Reader: Check out my impressive list of great athletes who enjoy weed

    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 >>

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    June 23, 2011

    The NBA draft is pretty boring this year. Here's a better one.

    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, 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 >>

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    June 16, 2011

    Hey. Bro. Sports: A cold Miami summer

    I tried to figure out how old my LeBron James tree is, but I cut it open and it didn't have any rings!! I'll take my stand-up special on Comedy Central now please.​If you're not basking in the glory of the Miami Heat's loss in the NBA Finals, I don't know what to tell you. The superstar-laden ... More >>

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    June 14, 2011

    LeBron James and three other traitorous, delusional jerks we're happy to see lose

    ​World renowned press conference showman LeBron James -- or LeBenedict James, as he is known in Ohio -- played in the final game of the NBA Championships two nights ago, while all of Cleveland, including his former teammates on the Cavaliers who weren't busy with their day jobs as fry cooks an ... More >>

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    April 26, 2011

    Nuggets live to die another day versus Kevin Durant, OKC Thunder thanks to Ty Lawson

    Ty Lawson.​Every NBA prognosticator worth his leather balls has declared Denver dead in the 2011 playoffs, but the Nugs won't lay down. Last night's 104-101 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder found the team displaying the gumption we knew was there all along -- as well as establishing for all ... More >>

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    April 11, 2011

    Nuggets playoff matchup: Should we root to face Kobe Bryant & Lakers, not Mavs or Thunder?

    Ty Lawson​It would seem like a death wish to hope to play the two-time defending NBA champions in the first round of the playoffs. But given recent play, are the Lakers now the most desirable first-round opponent for the Nuggets? Probably not, but it's at least a question worth asking.

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    April 6, 2011

    Denver Nuggets-Oklahoma City Thunder playoff preview: It's gonna be a war! (VIDEO)

    Ty Lawson.​At this point, it's all but certain that the Denver Nuggets will meet the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the NBA playoffs -- which made last night's game between the squads doubly interesting. And while the Nugs lost 101-94, there were a number of positive signs from a ... More >>

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    September 13, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony not thinking about basketball as Chicago Bulls wonder if he'd hurt chemistry

    Carmelo.​The Carmelo Anthony trade winds continue at hurricane strength, and while he insists he's not concentrating on basketball right now, plenty of other people are. Indeed, the rumors about him heading to Chicago are already at a level where observers are worried about whether an Anthony ... More >>

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    September 7, 2010

    Carmelo Anthony trade should happen before season, but it can't stop Nuggets from freefalling

    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.

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    May 12, 2010

    John Elway's ghost haunting LeBron James?

    It's not all over, LeBron. But it could be soon.​Last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers, who many NBA experts picked to win a championship this year, were annihilated by the Boston Celtics thanks in large part to a shockingly subpar, seemingly disinterested performance by LeBron James. The Cavs a ... More >>

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    April 26, 2010

    Nuggets bound for first-round playoffs loss -- and deserve it

    Carlos Boozer contemplates how good it'll feel to make the Nuggets eat shit.​The 2009-2010 season started out so promisingly for the Denver Nuggets that a lot of us looked at a Western Conference Finals rematch with the L.A. Lakers as a virtual lock. That's all over -- and not just because th ... More >>

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    January 18, 2010

    Jerry Schemmel says goodbye Nuggets, hello Rockies

    Jerry Schemmel will be watching a different kind of ballin'.​Denver Nuggets backers have had to make do with less Jerry Schemmel than they'd like; the team's longtime radio broadcaster has only been calling home games of late. But before long, Nugs fans will have to go cold turkey. Schemmel h ... More >>

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    August 11, 2009

    Departure of Nuggets' Linas Kleiza leaves bigger hole than most fans acknowledge

    Linas Kleiza.​The Denver Nuggets' loss yesterday of backup forward Linas Kleiza, who signed a two-year, $12.2 million deal with the Greek team Olympiakos, has prompted a collective shrug by most members of Nuggets Nation, probably owing to Kleiza's underperformance last season, when many obser ... More >>

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    June 15, 2009

    Kobe Bryant: Nuggets' public enemy number one

    So... does knowing that your Denver Nuggets lost in the NBA's Western Conference Finals to the eventual champs, the L.A. Lakers -- and put up more of a fight than did the Orlando Magic -- make the way the Nugs' season ended a little less painful. No. Not at all. But it does give the Nuggets more ... More >>

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    June 4, 2009

    Calling Dwight Howard: Here's why you can avenge the Nuggets

    Yes, I know that the Nuggets-beating Los Angeles Lakers are supposed to school Orlando in the NBA finals series, which begins tonight. But although I'd have to give the edge to the Lakers, too, I'm not ruling out a sweet, ever-so-satisfying Magic victory. No doubt the refs will give every advantag ... More >>

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    May 8, 2009

    Make room for Charles Barkley on the Nuggets bandwagon

    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 >>

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    July 10, 2008

    Carmelo Anthony Challenges Septuagenarian to Game of One on One

    Teams' official radio stations tend to give players from affiliated squads the powder-puff treatment in interviews. But FM 104.3/The Fan afternoon hosts Irv Brown and Joe Williams proved intermittently, and unexpectedly, tough during a July 9 phoner with Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony. The high ... More >>

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    June 23, 2008

    Adding Fine Print to Carmelo Anthony's No-Trade Agreement

    So the Denver Nuggets have told Carmelo Anthony's agent, Calvin Andrews, that they have no intention of trading him. Fine. That's the right move, since there's no way they would have gotten equal value for him. Keeping Allen Iverson for another season makes sense, too, for the same reason: The Nugs ... More >>

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    June 15, 2007

    Mark Kiszla's Big Crow Sandwich

    Now that the San Antonio Spurs have cakewalked to their fourth NBA championship in nine years, it's time for Denver Post columnist and resident psychic Mark Kiszla to tuck into a big helping of crow. Way, way back in April, the Denver Nuggets shook up the smart money by snatching the first game fr ... More >>

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    June 28, 2001

    His (Fresh) Airness

    If Michael Jordan suits up again for the NBA, will that suit his fans?

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