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Mediocre Power Forwards Are Beefing Because Josh Smith Can't Sh…

Mediocre Power Forwards Are Beefing Because Josh Smith Can't Shoot

deadspin.com Updated 5 hours ago
The Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 89-79 Wednesday night, behind Kenneth Faried's 22 points and 17 rebounds in a hyper-efficient 28 minutes. But after the game, he mostly wanted to talk about why the Pistons lost the game. Specifically, because…
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  • The Time JaVale McGee Had The Perfect Comeback For A Hater

    The Time JaVale McGee Had The Perfect Comeback For A Hater

    deadspin.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    I'll be honest, the NBA season kind of snuck up on me this year—I mean, would it be so wrong for basketball to just chill for a minute until the World Series is over?—but I officially got excited for the season while reading Nuggets point guard Ty Lawso…
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  • Nuggets waive forward Quincy Miller

    Nuggets waive forward Quincy Miller

    nba.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)
    The Nuggets have waived forward Quincy Miller after failing to find a trade partner for the 6-foot-10, third-year pro.
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  • Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    Warriors waive five players to solidify roster

    nba.com Oct 25 (6 days ago)
    The Golden State Warriors have waived guard Aaron Craft, guard/forward Jason Kapono, guard Sean Kilpatrick, forward James Michael McAdoo and forward Mitchell Watt, the team announced following tonight's preseason finale against the Denver Nuggets. The t…
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  • Nuggets Want To Manage Difficult Feat Of Fast Offense, Stingy D…

    Nuggets Want To Manage Difficult Feat Of Fast Offense, Stingy Defense

    dimemag.com Oct 17
    Brian Shaw was going to change the Denver Nuggets. Considered a sideshow by the NBA right under predecessor George Karl for their breakneck pace, small-ball lineups, and general aversion to halfcourt play on either end of the floor, the Nuggets under Sh…
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  • BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Denver Nuggets

    BDL's 2014-15 NBA Season Previews: Denver Nuggets

    Last season was always going to be a transitional one for the Denver Nuggets, but its eventual form was something more like a delay. First-year head coach Brian Shaw was brought in to improve the Nuggets' defense and make the already excellent offense m…
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  • Nuggets' Nate Robinson swishes perfectly absurd shot-clock-beat…

    Nuggets' Nate Robinson swishes perfectly absurd shot-clock-beating 30-plus-foot turnaround J (Video)

    yahoo.com Oct 14
    Nate Robinson went from lightly regarded free-agent signing to full-fledged folk hero during his time with the Chicago Bulls two seasons ago. He only lasted one year in the Windy City (Nate never stays in one place for very long) but he made a very dist…
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  • Watch Nuggets’ Nate Robinson Swish 35-Foot Heave As Shot Clock …

    Watch Nuggets’ Nate Robinson Swish 35-Foot Heave As Shot Clock Expires

    dimemag.com Oct 13
    If Nate Robinson isn’t dunking or taking ill-advised jumpers, he’s probably doing something like this. In the Denver Nuggets’ exhibition against the Chicago Bulls tonight, Robinson found himself with the ball approximately 35-feet from the basket as the…
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  • Nuggets sign Faried to multiyear contract extension

    Nuggets sign Faried to multiyear contract extension

    nba.com Oct 8
    The Denver Nuggets have signed forward Kenneth Faried to a multiyear contract extension, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations Tim Connelly announced today.
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  • GIF: Watch The Rim Deny Timofey Mozgov

    GIF: Watch The Rim Deny Timofey Mozgov

    dimemag.com Oct 7
    Man, we hated to see this last night during the Nuggets-Lakers preseason game. After a nice scoop pass from Ty Lawson, Timofey Mozgov had a clear lane for the dunk. Except, the front of the rim rejected his dunk attempt as Lawson and thousands of Nugget…
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  • Report: Faried Signs 5-Year, $60 Millon Extension, But It Doesn…

    Report: Faried Signs 5-Year, $60 Millon Extension, But It Doesn’t Work Under CBA?

    After an exciting summer that saw Nuggets PF Kenneth Faried earn All-Tournament honors as Team USA captured the gold at the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports reports the Nuggets have signed the 24-year-old to a five-year, $60 milli…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the Denver Nuggets, driving a ver…

    The 10-man rotation, starring the Denver Nuggets, driving a very nice car on a road to nowhere

    yahoo.com Oct 3
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Sports on Earth. Michael Pina on the l…
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  • Dime Q&A: Kenneth Faried On His Extension, Team USA & T…

    Dime Q&A: Kenneth Faried On His Extension, Team USA & The “Manimal” Wrestling

    dimemag.com Oct 2
    After a busy summer that saw him named to the FIBA World Cup All-Tournament team, Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried hasn’t had much time to play video games. When we spoke with him earlier this week he was about to crack open his copy of Destiny, the Activ…
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  • Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky appeared at a Colorado GOP rally, u…

    Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky appeared at a Colorado GOP rally, upsetting the franchise

    yahoo.com Sep 30
    Professional sports franchises, like most businesses, do whatever they can to appeal to the most potential consumers possible. In most cases, this means that they shy away from making any statements or taking stands that could offend a sizable portion o…
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  • Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky appeared at a Colorado GOP rally, u…

    Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky appeared at a Colorado GOP rally, upsetting the franchise

    Professional sports franchises, like most businesses, do whatever they can to appeal to the most potential consumers possible. In most cases, this means that they shy away from making any statements or taking stands that could offend a sizable portion o…
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  • Nuggets' Gallinari on mend from knee injury

    Nuggets' Gallinari on mend from knee injury

    nba.com Sep 29
    For the last 18 months, Danilo Gallinari has played far more tour guide than small forward.
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  • League suspends Nuggets' Hickson 5 games

    League suspends Nuggets' Hickson 5 games

    ESPN.com nba.com Sep 17
    NBA suspends Nuggets' J.J. Hickson five games for violating the terms of the anti-drug program.
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  • Ty Lawson Pokes Fun At James Harden’s Defense With Cowboys Pic

    Ty Lawson Pokes Fun At James Harden’s Defense With Cowboys Pic

    dimemag.com Sep 8
    During the opening Sunday of the 2014-15 NFL season, the Dallas Cowboys got steamrolled by a Niners team that went up 21-3 in the early going, with the Dallas defense acting as a sieve for Colin Kaepernick and company. Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson took…
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  • Report: Faried Wants To Stay In Denver, Currently Talking Exten…

    Report: Faried Wants To Stay In Denver, Currently Talking Extension

    dimemag.com Sep 3
    It was hardly long ago that Kenneth Faried’s days with the Denver Nuggets seemed numbered. Trade rumors swirled almost immediately after Denver hired Brian Shaw as coach last summer, and the Phil Jackson disciple made it clear he’d slow the Nuggets’ tem…
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  • Ty Lawson Believes “People Are Probably Going To Sleep On” The …

    Ty Lawson Believes “People Are Probably Going To Sleep On” The Nuggets

    dimemag.com Aug 29
    After 57 wins and home-court advantage in the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs, the Denver Nuggets lost Andre Iguodala to Golden State, let Coach of the Year, George Karl walk, and lost star GM Masai Ujiri to Toronto. Last season they won only 36 ga…
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  • Kenneth Faried Says He’s “Extremely Surprised” To Be Starter On…

    Kenneth Faried Says He’s “Extremely Surprised” To Be Starter On Team USA

    dimemag.com Aug 22
    Kenneth Faried was among the longest of shots to make Team USA’s World Cup roster when the finalized pool of training camp candidates was announced in mid-July. Even after LaMarcus Aldridge withdrew late in the process, the Denver Nuggets forward was fi…
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  • Nuggets sign top picks Nurkic, Harris

    Nuggets sign top picks Nurkic, Harris

    nba.com Jul 31
    The Denver Nuggets reached deals with first-round picks Jusuf Nurkic and Gary Harris on Thursday.
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  • Video - Manimal Leads Nuggets To Victory 01:20

    Manimal Leads Nuggets To Victory

    Oct 29
    Kenneth Faried scored 22 points and had 17 rebounds in Denver's 89-79 win over the Pistons.
  • Video - 40-Ft Spinning Buzzer-Beater Swoosh 00:11

    40-Ft Spinning Buzzer-Beater Swoosh

    Oct 14
    Nuggets' guard Nate Robinson spins and hits a 40-foot buzzer-beater that's right on target versus the Bulls in preseason.
  • Video - Bulls Roll Nuggets 01:11

    Bulls Roll Nuggets

    Oct 13
    Derrick Rose scored 15 points in the Bulls' 110-90 win over the Nuggets.
  • Video - Lakers Win In Kobe's Return 01:01

    Lakers Win In Kobe's Return

    Oct 6
    Kobe Bryant scored 13 points in the Lakers' 98-95 win over the Nuggets, his first game since missing 76 games last season due to a fractured left knee.

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    Oct 30
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