Friday, April 19, 2019

DENVER NUGGETS

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) attempts a shot against San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) as center Nikola Jokic (15) looks on and guard Patty Mills (8) and forward Rudy Gay (22) defend against guard Gary Harris (14) and forward Paul Millsap (4) in the fourth quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at the Pepsi Center.

Murray’s miraculous fourth quarter saves Nuggets’ season

For the newest Denver Nuggets Daily Podcast, T.J. McBride dives into the Denver Nuggets Game 2 win over the San Antonio Spurs.
Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton (5) celebrates his three point basket in the third quarter against the Miami Heat at the Pepsi Center.

Malone, Jokic come to Barton’s defense after being booed by fans

Will Barton is one of the Denver Nuggets longest tenured players, but you would not know that by what transpired on Tuesday night at the Pepsi Center. 
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) controls the ball as San Antonio Spurs guard Bryn Forbes (11) defends in the second quarter in game two of the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at the Pepsi Center.

Nuggets win Game 2 behind Murray’s big fourth quarter

The Denver Nuggets picked up their first playoff victory since 2013 on Tuesday with a 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.

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Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) shoots over San Antonio Spurs center LaMarcus Aldridge (12) in the second half in the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Pepsi Center.

Nuggets looking confidently towards Game 2 despite shooting struggles

Now, the Nuggets are turning their attention to game two and leaving game one where it belongs -- in the past.
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.
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) drives by San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) in the second quarter in the first round of the 2019 NBA Playoffs at Pepsi Center.

Spurs defeat Nuggets to steal Game 1 in Denver

In the Denver Nuggets first playoff game since 2013, the San Antonio Spurs stole game one with a 101-96 victory. 
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) posts up against San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half at AT&T Center.

MHS film room: Nuggets versus Spurs playoff preview

Now that the Denver Nuggets are in the postseason, they are ready to find out what a first-round victory tastes like, but in order to reach that goal, they will have to find a way to defeat the San Antonio Spurs.
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) posts up against San Antonio Spurs power forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) during the first half at AT&T Center.

Ghosts: The Nuggets must forget the past in order to beat the Spurs

Can Denver, the No. 2 seed in the gauntlet that is the Western Conference, overcome a flimsy finish to the season?
Denver Nuggets assistant coach Wes Unseld Jr. talks with center Nikola Jokic (15) in the fourth quarter against the Houston Rockets at the Pepsi Center.

Cavaliers reportedly interested in Nuggets lead assistant coach Wes Unseld Jr.

Wojnarowski reported that Denver Nuggets assistant coach Wes Unseld Jr. is expected to be in the running for the vacant head coaching job for the Cleveland Cavaliers. 
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) reacts after his three point basket in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Pepsi Center.

Denver Nuggets Daily: Playoffs are a whole new season

For the newest Denver Nuggets Daily Podcast, T.J. McBride dives into the Denver Nuggets win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on the final game of the season and looks ahead to the playoffs.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) reacts after his three point basket in the fourth quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Pepsi Center.

Good, bad, ugly: With Denver’s win over Minnesota, playoffs are finally here

Good, bad and ugly after Nuggets improbable win against the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday.
San Antonio Spurs center Jakob Poeltl (25) wins the tip off against Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) in the first quarter at the Pepsi Center

Nuggets set to battle with Spurs in first round of playoffs

The regular season has officially come and gone for the Denver Nuggets, but another season now awaits as the NBA Playoffs are officially here.
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) provides direction in the second quarter against the Minnesota Timberwolves at the Pepsi Center.

Nuggets secure second seed with victory over Timberwolves

The Denver Nuggets will go into the 2019 Western Conference Playoffs as the number two seed, thanks to a 99-95 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.