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Nuggets win season opener slugfest against Pistons

At media day, Denver Nuggets head coach Brian Shaw said he wants a team that is able to win a game in the 100s, but he also wants his team to be able to win games in the 80s. Well, he got what he wanted tonight as his team won an evenly matched game against the Detroit Pistons 89-79. Kenneth Faried led the way with 22 points and 17 rebounds. The Manimal was instrumental on the offensive...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pistons drop season opener to Nuggets

DENVER -- Kenneth Faried scored 22 points and had 17 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets opened the season Wednesday night with an 89-79 win over Detroit, spoiling the debut of Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy. Aaron Afflalo, in his second tour with Denver after being acquired in an offseason trade with Orlando, had 15 points. Timofey Mozgov added 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Nuggets...
Via AP on Fox
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets start season with win over Pistons

Denver 89, Detroit 79 When: 9:00 PM ET, Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Where: Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado Officials: #28 Zach Zarba, #73 Tre Maddox, #61 Courtney Kirkland Attendance: 17136 By SportsDirect Inc. Nuggets 89, Pistons 79: Kenneth Faried finished with 22 points and 17 rebounds and host Denver survived a back-and-forth affair in the opener for both teams. Arron Afflalo...
Via Mile High Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

There’s a new big man in Denver

It’s no secret that I’ve never been much of a “basketball guy.” In fact, my ongoing joke last year when it became apparent that the Denver Nuggets weren’t going to amount to much in the 2013-14 season was that I would attempt to go the entire season without watching an NBA game in its entirety. It was a worthwhile endeavor insofar as it allowed me to vent my frustrations...
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Sidelined 18 months, Gallinari anxious for opener

DENVER (AP) Danilo Gallinari's every moment on the court will be closely tracked and monitored. For now, no more than 20 minutes a game for the Denver Nuggets forward, no matter how well he's playing, how tight the game may be or how much he pleads. It's a restriction Gallinari can tolerate. Sure, he feels like he could play way more than that, but he doesn't want...
Via AP on Fox
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Nuggets waive Miller and finalize roster

As expected, the Denver Nuggets waived forward 21-year-old forward Quincy Miller Monday, solidifying their roster for opening night against the Detroit Pistons this Wednesday. We’ve been writing about Miller’s status most of the preseason, so let’s focus on what this means for the team going forward. The Nuggets final roster looks like this: Guards: Ty Lawson, Aaron Afflalo...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

In case you wanted to see the Denver Nuggets' "Shake It Off" parody...here it is

Word of advice for the Denver Nuggets public relations team...more dance team/cheerleaders, less "Rocky" the mascot.The Nuggets put together a two-minute parody of Taylor Swift's hit song "Shake It Off" and the results were luke-warm. This video could have been so much better.The Nuggets aren't going to make the playoffs this season in a stacked Western...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Nuggets parody Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ and it is awesome

How about this to kick off the 2014-15 NBA regular season then to have the Denver Nuggets parody Taylor Swift’s song “Shake it off.” The video includes Denver’s mascot, “Rocky,” Kenneth Faried with a boombox, Danillo Gallinari kind of sort of dancing to the Denver cheerleaders doing their thing.
Via Crossover Chronicles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Denver Nuggets parody Taylor Swift's 'Shake It Off'

We wish this video had less mascot and more Nuggets, but we stil strongly urge you to watch Denver's players and cheerleaders sing and dance to Taylor Swift's No. 1 hit, "Shake It Off." While forward Danilo Gallinari gives a strong effort throughout, 5-foot-9 guard Nate Robinson and 7-foot-1 center Timofey Mozgov teamed up to steal the show with a variety of classic dance moves.
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets does parody to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’

\ Taylor Swift just released her new album, “1989.” We also know about her #1 hit, “Shake It Off.” It was only a matter of time before an NBA team parodied the Shake It Off video. Ladies and gentlemen, here are the Denver Nuggets doing a fantastic parody to Shake It Off: This video is outstanding. Rocky was obviously the star in this video, donning the outfits Taylor wore...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver’s Hamster Wheel of Mediocrity

To be fair to Denver, nobody really knows how to assign value to contract extensions right now. Some teams, like Phoenix, are engaged in a mad dash to get their talent locked up now, before the 2016 salary boom. That’s how the Suns managed to secure the Morris twins and Eric Bledsoe to incredibly favorable long-term deals. The idea is that by offering long-term security, they can...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Four burning questions for the 2014-15 season

The countdown until the 2014-15 NBA season has officially gone under a week, and the sound of squeaky shoes as a man blows by his defender is oh-so close. The Denver Nuggets begin their season at the Pepsi Center against the Detroit Pistons on October 29th. The Nuggets are predicted by most experts and GMs to remain in the worst place an organization can be in the NBA, in purgatory...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets think they can find success with their up tempo style and offseason pickups

There are a lot of really good teams in the Western Conference, which makes it very hard for those second-tier teams — right below the established Thunder, Spurs and Clippers to name a few — to jump up into contending status. The Denver Nuggets are one of those second-tier teams. The Nuggets were bad last season in coach Brian Shaw‘s first year at the helm, winning just 36...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Injury Update: Danilo Gallinari likely to miss Tuesday's game with a 'cold'

The Denver Nuggets head into tonight's game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a 2-4 record in the preseason. The Nuggets are looking to improve their defense which allowed 106.5 points per game last season and have given up just 100.5 points per game in the preseason. They will likely be without Danilo Gallinari tonight, who missed practice yesterday with a cold. Howcheng...
Via Sports Injury Alert
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets season preview: Player projections

Two weeks out from the start of the Denver Nuggets season opener against the Detroit Pistons, and Denver is excited to see what this team is really able to do. A disappointing season last year finished with the Nuggets missing the playoffs for the first time since the 2002-03 season. This year, they should be greatly improved. This is part three of the season preview, previously...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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