Monday, March 27, 2017

MHS Roundtable: Where do the Nuggets stand as the playoffs loom?

Despite a season full of ups and downs, the Nuggets are still in contention for a playoff spot. Aniello Piro, Duvalier Johnson and Sean Walsh discuss.

MORNING MINUTE: Nuggets roll out the red carpet for James Harden

The Nuggets had a one point lead with just a few seconds left on the clock when they decided to roll out the red carpet for James Harden.

HIGHLIGHTS: Nuggets drop nail-biter in Houston

James Harden scored 39 points, including the game-winning layup with two seconds remaining, to hand Denver its second loss to the Rockets in three nights.

MORNING MINUTE: Nuggets face a big test in Houston

After holding the Rockets to just five 3-pointers, the Nuggets couldn't stop James Harden on Saturday night, and face them again in Houston tonight.

Nuggets still need someone they can count on when it counts

If your team has a closer, a guy like Larry Bird or James Harden who wants the ball with the game on the line, chances are you’re winning a lot of games.

The Nuggets continue to search for their closer in loss to the Rockets

"We didn't have anybody step up and say 'give me the ball coach,' but I know everybody is ready, willing and able to, if they're called upon," Malone said.

HIGHLIGHTS: James Harden scores 40 to lead Rockets past Nuggets

After losing at New Orleans on Friday despite his 41 points, Harden again put his team on his back and carried the Rockets to a win Saturday.

Where have all the rivalries gone in the Mile High City?

The Red Wings, the Raiders, the Jazz. In recent years, matchups between these teams and those from Denver have lost their luster.

Jokic matches Robinson for most triple-doubles by a center in over 30 years

Against the Los Angeles Clippers, Jokic posted 17 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists. He is averaging 16.1 points, 9.4 rebounds and 4.6 assists this season.

Will Barton, Nikola Jokic lead Nuggets to fourth straight win

“Very good win for us, offensively, this is who we’ve been,” said Nuggets coach Mike Malone. “It’s a big win, it’s a win that we needed.”