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Amid riots, Nuggets' Will Barton throws BBQ in Baltimore

Amid riots, Nuggets' Will Barton throws BBQ in Baltimore

yahoo.com Updated Apr 29
Tuning into the news on Tuesday meant watching police hold back protesters. It meant images of National Guardsmen wearing head-to-toe protective gear and holding thick plastic shields as rocks and blocks of cement, thrown by protestors fed up with the c…
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  • Brian Shaw really did rap a scouting report to his former Denve…

    Brian Shaw really did rap a scouting report to his former Denver Nuggets (Video)

    yahoo.com Apr 18
    Brian Shaw tried, he really tried, to get through to the Denver Nuggets last year. The team started out well enough, moving toward an 18-20 record midway through January, but he also failed to establish an identity, he assumed “millenials” was to be use…
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  • Nuggets vow to speed up tempo next season

    Nuggets vow to speed up tempo next season

    nba.com Apr 16
    The job requirement for the next head coach of the Denver Nuggets is pretty simple and straightforward: Must let the team play at an uptempo pace.
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  • Gary Harris Gets Ankles Demolished By Crossover, Doesn't Quit B…

    Gary Harris Gets Ankles Demolished By Crossover, Doesn't Quit Basketball

    deadspin.com Apr 9
    The Lakers played in Denver last night. By the fourth, they were losing by a zillion, which meant that both the Lakers’ Dwight Buycks and the Nuggets’ Gary Harris were matched up against each other. Read more...
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  • Rockets' Terrence Jones out at least 1 week with partially coll…

    Rockets' Terrence Jones out at least 1 week with partially collapsed lung

    yahoo.com Mar 20
    While most discussion of the Houston Rockets' 118-108 win over the Denver Nuggets focused on All-Star scorer James Harden exploding for a career-high 50 points, the Rockets did suffer a noteworthy and somewhat frightening loss on Thursday night. [DraftK…
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  • James Harden scores 50 for 1st time as Rockets defeat Nuggets

    James Harden scores 50 for 1st time as Rockets defeat Nuggets

    Since his trade from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Houston Rockets in October 2012, James Harden has become one of the most prolific and efficient scores in the NBA. However, Harden came into Thursday night's game with the visiting Denver Nuggets hav…
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  • Sitting Denver Nuggets players lament 'getting set up for failu…

    Sitting Denver Nuggets players lament 'getting set up for failure'

    yahoo.com Mar 17
    Thanks to the Denver Nuggets’ ownership and front office, the Nuggets now boast sole possession for the best odds at the eighth pick in the 2015 NBA draft. Thanks to the Denver Nuggets’ ownership and front office, the Memphis Grizzlies (everyone’s secon…
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  • The Nuggets Are Now Shamelessly Tanking

    The Nuggets Are Now Shamelessly Tanking

    deadspin.com Mar 16
    The Denver Nuggets, once one of the biggest disasters of the 2015 NBA season, have been playing a downright competent brand of basketball since old crankster Brian Shaw was jettisoned from the bench. They are 6-2 since firing Shaw, and last night they b…
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  • Denver is resting three starters against their wishes in order …

    Denver is resting three starters against their wishes in order to lose a game, basically

    yahoo.com Mar 16
    The Denver Nuggets are enjoying one of their better stretches of the season, winning six of eight games since interim head coach Melvin Hunt took over for the dismissed Brian Shaw. The team did well to play spoiler in a win over the New Orleans Pelicans…
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  • Faried, Nuggets overcome Pelicans in 2 OTs

    Faried, Nuggets overcome Pelicans in 2 OTs

    ESPN.com Mar 15
    Will Barton scored 25 points, including the tying 3-pointer late in the first overtime, and the undermanned Nuggets won their fourth straight, 118-111 over the Pelicans in double overtime Sunday night.
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  • Pelicans' Evans returns; Denver rests Chandler, Foye, Arthur

    Pelicans' Evans returns; Denver rests Chandler, Foye, Arthur

    nba.com Mar 15
    Denver Nuggets coach Melvin Hunt says he's resting forwards Wilson Chandler and Darrell Arthur and guard Randy Foye against New Orleans on Sunday night.
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  • Hawks: Forward Mike Scott has fractured toe

    Hawks: Forward Mike Scott has fractured toe

    nba.com Mar 14
    Atlanta Hawks forward Mike Scott suffered a left toe injury against the Denver Nuggets on March 11 that was initially diagnosed as a strain.
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  • Curry, others rest in Warriors' loss to Nuggets

    Curry, others rest in Warriors' loss to Nuggets

    ESPN.com nba.com Mar 14
    Kenneth Faried had 24 points and 17 rebounds, Randy Foye hit three crucial 3-pointers down the stretch and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the short-handed Golden State Warriors on Friday night.
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  • Nuggets get 8th straight home win vs. Hawks

    Nuggets get 8th straight home win vs. Hawks

    ESPN.com Mar 12
    Danilo Gallinari had 23 points, Will Barton added 16 and the Denver Nuggets beat Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta 115-102 on Wednesday night for their eighth straight home win over the Hawks.
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  • Rockets' Howard resumes on-court activity

    Rockets' Howard resumes on-court activity

    ESPN.com Mar 7
    Houston Rockets coach Kevin McHale said before Saturday night's 114-100 win over the Denver Nuggets that star center Dwight Howard has resumed mild on-court activities.
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  • Clippers sign Nate Robinson to 10-day contract

    Clippers sign Nate Robinson to 10-day contract

    nba.com Mar 7
    The Los Angeles Clippers announced today they have signed free agent guard Nate Robinson to a 10-day contract. Robinson, 30, most recently played for the Denver Nuggets where he averaged 5.8 points, 2.3 assists and 1.2 rebounds over 33 games (one start)…
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  • Kevin Garnett rips Nuggets: 'They quit on Brian Shaw. I thought…

    Kevin Garnett rips Nuggets: 'They quit on Brian Shaw. I thought they'd quit again'

    The Denver Nuggets improved to 2-0 in the Melvin Hunt era on Wednesday night, scoring a 100-85 road win over the Minnesota Timberwolves thanks in large part to a 34-16 second quarter and a balanced attack featuring nine players chipping in at least six …
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  • Video - Wade, Heat Cruise Past Nuggets 00:56

    Wade, Heat Cruise Past Nuggets

    Mar 20
    Dwyane Wade scored 20-plus points for the seventh straight game and the Heat toppled the Nuggets 108-91.
  • Video - Harden Drops 50 Against Nuggets 01:13

    Harden Drops 50 Against Nuggets

    Mar 19
    James Harden scored 50 points and collected 10 rebounds as the Rockets defeated the Nuggets 118-108 for their third straight win.
  • Video - Harden's First Career 50 Point Game 01:12

    Harden's First Career 50 Point Game

    Mar 19
    James Harden scored 50 points and collected 10 rebounds as the Rockets defeated the Nuggets 118-108 for their third straight win.
  • Video - Resting Players In The NBA 03:08

    Resting Players In The NBA

    Mar 17
    In light of Denver resting three starters in a loss to Memphis, Tom Penn and Tim Legler discuss the growing trend of resting players in the NBA.

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    May 25
    For all intents and purposes, these Western Conference finals are over. The only question that remains: How quickly will Steph Curry and the Warriors seal the deal?
  • Kent Bazemore says Atlanta Hawks are still 'the better team'

    May 22
    Kent Bazemore made an attempt to give the Atlanta Hawks some badly needed confidence with some brash statements Friday, after his team's Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.
  • Kyrie Irving misses Cleveland Cavaliers shootaround, questionable for Game…

    May 22
    Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving skipped the morning shootaround Friday before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals to get further evaluation on his ailing left knee.
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    May 22
    Brian Windhorst said the Hawks forward shouldn't risk further injury in Game 2 while on the verge of a big contract: "Now he's in a situation where hi...