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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
We can say definitively that Wilson Chandler's contract negotiations have been the most intensely followed of any restricted free agent swing man who played in China during the NBA lockout this season. Call us brash, but we're putting that out there. Alas, the negotiations should have some finality ... More >>
Ty Lawson.If you're not a hardcore NBA fan in Denver you might not have noticed that the league hasn't played any games yet. There was this whole thing about millionaires and billionaires arguing about how to chop up a few billion dollars. A quick synopsis: it was boring and tedious and then ... More >>
Afflalo.Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl recently said in a radio interview on KKFN: "screw all the guys out there that think you gotta have a superstar to win a championship." It's a little lengthy, but it could be the Nuggets motto for the season and last night's re-signing of shooting ... More >>
Nenê.Nenê is among the most controversial Nuggets of the decade -- an undeniably talented player who never quite lived up to the hype but remains a valuable commodity. Now, however, he's opted out of his contract and will become an unrestricted free agent.
Does that mean the Nuggets will g ... More >>
3201 East Colfax Avenue
This is part one of my interview with Valentino Ujkic, the executive chef of Trattoria Stella on East Colfax. Part two of our interview will run in this space tomorrow.
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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.Tension over a possible Carmelo Anthony trade keeps increasing. Denials from team sources that the L.A. Lakers are discussing a Melo swap have been followed by the sort of organizational silence that tends to fuel speculation. Meanwhile, suggestions that the Knicks are balking at an A ... 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.We're hearing conflicting reports about the long-rumored trade of Carmelo Anthony to the New Jersey Nets. Some sources suggest that a deal for Melo and Chauncy Billups is imminent, while another says it's on the rocks due to the Nuggets' insistence on including Al Harrington in the pa ... More >>
Lately, there's been no public progress in trading Carmelo Anthony, making it difficult for fans to commit to the Nuggets despite the team's recent victory over Kobe Bryant's Lakers. Meanwhile, Melo's still sending mixed signals over whether he prefers to move to a winner or ink with a strugg ... 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.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 >>
It's well known an this point that Jay-Z (appearing tonight at the Pepsi Center with Sound Tribe Sector 9, Trey Songz and Young Jeezy) has 99 problems, and a bitch, most certainly, ain't one. Curiously, though, until now, no one's really taken a hard look at just what Hova's 99 problems are ... More >>