Monday, December 16, 2019

Good, bad & ugly: Kings snap the Nuggets six-game winning streak

Denver was held to 40 points after the first half which led to Sacramento stealing a 100-97 victory and with that, I give you the good, bad and ugly.
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) controls the ball as Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris (14) guards in the second quarter at the Pepsi Center.

Gary Harris’ ‘first-team’ defense has helped Nuggets neutralize star players

This Nuggets locker room fully believes that Gary Harris has been nothing short of a first-team all-defense type of player this season.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) and Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas (4) battle for the ball in the second quarter at the Pepsi Center.

Nuggets continue their winning ways with well-rounded beatdown of Wizards

On the new Rocky Mountain Hoops Podcast, T.J. McBride takes a look at the Nuggets 117-104 win over the Wizards for Denver's sixth-straight win.
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) reaches for a loose ball on a play with Denver Nuggets guard Monte Morris (11) and forward Mason Plumlee (24) in the third quarter at the Pepsi Center.

Good, great & awesome: Nuggets dismantle Wizards for sixth-straight win

Denver will continue to ride their winning streak a bit longer as they blew out the Wizards 117-104 and with that, I give you the good, great, and awesome.
Denver Nuggets guard Malik Beasley (25) celebrates with guard Monte Morris (11) after a play in the fourth quarter against the Phoenix Suns at the Pepsi Center.

Despite lack of playing time, Malik Beasley stays ready to help Nuggets

For the first time since November 5th, Malik Beasley was back on the floor as a member of Malone's rotation when the Nuggets defeated the Suns 116-104.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) celebrates after defeating the Brooklyn Nets at the Pepsi Center.

Jamal Murray is ready to become the star the Nuggets need him to be

Jamal Murray, with his new max contract, needs to step up in a drastic way, become the Denver Nuggets' second star, and he needs to do it quickly.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) during the second half against the Boston Celtics at the Pepsi Center.

Just how good can this Denver Nuggets team be?

For the newest episode of the Rocky Mountain Hoops Podcast, T.J. McBride takes a look at the Denver Nuggets suffocating 96-92 win over the Boston Celtics.
Denver Nuggets forward Paul Millsap (4) and guard Will Barton (5) and center Nikola Jokic (15) reach in on Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum (0) in the first quarter at the Pepsi Center.

Good, bad & ugly: Nuggets suffocated Celtics for fourth-straight win

The Denver Nuggets suffocated the Boston Celtics en route to their 96-92 victory, their fourth-straight win, and their 11th win of the season.
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone (C) argues a call with referee Jaclyn Goble (R) as assistant coach Wes Unseld Jr. (L) holds him back in the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at the Pepsi Center

Denver’s dominant defense defuses Rockets explosive offense

For the newest episode of the Rocky Mountain Hoops Podcast, T.J. McBride takes a look at the Denver Nuggets statement 105-95 win over the Houston Rockets.

Good, great & awesome: Nuggets snap Houston’s eight-game winning streak

Good, great and awesome after the Nuggets 105-95 win over Houston.