Sunday, April 5, 2020

Dame Gonna Dame (and the Nuggets gonna win)

It is safe to say one of the game’s best players was visibly frustrated. Wouldn’t you be if you scored 39 points in Game 1 and lost?
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) and forward Paul Millsap (4) and guard Gary Harris (14) defend San Antonio Spurs guard DeMar DeRozan (10) in the second quarter of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Pepsi Center.

Good, bad, ugly: Nuggets drop Game 1 behind shooting struggles

Good, bad and ugly from Denver's 101-96 loss to San Antonio.
General view of the elevation signage inside the Pepsi Center before the game between the Portland Trail Blazers against the Denver Nuggets in game seven of the second round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Pepsi Center.

Nuggets 2019-20 schedule more balanced than in years past

As the offseason has begun to slow down in a big way, the one reprieve from the lack of excitement is the release of the Denver Nuggets 2019-20 schedule.

Nuggets handle the Wizards, Clippers and Jazz lose as Denver finally catches a break

This author couldn't tell you the last time the Clippers and Jazz lost on the same night. That information is public, and the research...

Golden Opportunity: A Tim Connelly departure would open the door for a Big Shot

If Tim Connelly departs, thankfully he's built something big. The next move for the Nuggets is something bigger: Mr. Big Shot.

The last time the Nuggets made the playoffs …

It feels like a lifetime ago. And when looking at the sports landscape, the landscape we have come to know and love, it certainly looks a lifetime ago.

Nuggets defeat Timberwolves in Summer League opener

Monte Morris helped lead the Nuggets to a huge lead, one the team almost let slip away before defeating the Timberwolves in Denver's Summer League opener.
New York, NY, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) slam dunks the ball over New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox II (20) during the first half at Madison Square Garden.

Good, great & awesome: Nuggets obliterate Knicks with stellar shooting

The Nuggets had their best shooting night of the season and easily beat the Knicks by a score of 129-92. With that, I give you the good, great, and awesome.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) reacts during the second half against the Memphis Grizzlies at FedExForum.

The Nuggets finally played like the Nuggets during dismantling of Memphis

T.J. McBride takes a look at the Denver Nuggets 131-114 win over the Memphis Grizzlies for franchise-best start on the road.
Detroit Pistons center Andre Drummond (0) and Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) during the opening tip off at Little Caesars Arena.

Good, bad & ugly: Nuggets battle, but fall to Detroit in overtime

Despite battling, the Denver Nuggets fell 128-123 in overtime to the Detroit Pistons and with that, I give you the good, bad and ugly.