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Green Envy: What Nuggets fans said - 1/24

With two teams in full tank mode, the Nuggets made the Celtics look like a legit basketball team. I will also note that Nuggets starting point guard Ty Lawson was a DNP because of a DUI he received the night before. Former Celtic, albeit brief, Jameer Nelson played real well. Evan Turner wilted at the free throw line down the stretch, which left just enough time for Jameer to brick...
Via Celtics Life
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Fans of the tank beware: Celtics beat the Denver Nuggets 100-99

While the Denver Nuggets held the lead for the majority of the first half they could never take advantage of the Celtics' mistakes. Whether it was turnovers or bad offensive possessions they often had chances to extend their lead into high double digits but couldn't find the bottom of the basket in those moments.The same could be said about the C's however. Instead of driving to...
Via Celtics Life
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lawson arrested on suspicion of DUI

No way around it – some upsetting news Friday morning involving Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson. Here is the tweet from the Denver Police Department. ALERT: Ty Lawson arrested on suspicion of DUI. #Denver pic.twitter.com/BF9QwFCgoY — Denver Police Dept. (@DenverPolice) January 23, 2015   Apparently this is not Lawson’s first incident of this nature either. Ty Lawson...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Guard Ty Lawson Arrested for Suspicion of DUI

Denver Nuggets guard Ty Lawson was arrested early Friday morning on suspicion of a DUI following a team community event in Denver. According to a local NBC affiliate in Colorado, Lawson was stopped after going 60 mph in a 35 mph zone a little before 1:30 in the morning. Lawson then admitted to the arresting officer that he had consumed alcohol before driving. After failing a field...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Point Guard Ty Lawson Arrested for DUI

Ty Lawson was reportedly arrested for a DUI at 1:20 in the morning on Friday, according to Denver radio host Darren McKee. The latest mugshot. Ty Lawson from this morning pic.twitter.com/Q1P1AeWQT6 — Darren McKee (@dmac1043) January 23, 2015 So here's the deal. Ty Lawson was speeding 61 in a 35 in the 3400 block of park ave west. He was obviously impaired slurred speech bloodshot...
Via Thacover2
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson arrested for DUI Friday morning

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson was arrested for driving under the influence on Friday morning, reports Darren McKee of 104.3 The Fan in Denver. Bummer of a story. Ty Lawson was arrested for a DUI at 1:20am this morning. Details to come — Darren McKee (@dmac1043) January 23, 2015 So here’s the deal. Ty Lawson was speeding 61 in a 35 in the 3400 block of park ave...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wilson Chandler Kicks Things Off Proper

Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler kicks the game off nicely against the visiting San Antonio Spurs. Climbing high to catch an alley-oop pass from Ty Lawson and crushing it down on Tiago Splitter. The post Wilson Chandler Kicks Things Off Proper appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Randy Foye gets beer shower during game (VIDEO)

Randy Foye was scrambling for a loose ball in the first quarter of the Denver Nuggets' game vs. the San Antonio Spurs at the Pepsi Center Tuesday night when he got tangled up with defender Kawhi Leonard. Leonard's power sent Foye flying out of bounds and into a beer vendor, causing the brewmaster to spill all of his goods, much of which landed on the Nuggets guard. Randy...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets assign rookie Green to D-League

The Denver Nuggets opted to send rookie guard Erick Green to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA developmental league Tuesday. Green, who was selected in the 2013 draft, has appeared in just 14 games this season. Head coach Brian Shaw had this to say about the move. “With the addition of Jameer Nelson and Randy Foye coming back there wasn’t going to be a lot of time for him...
Via Mile High Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Foye causes funny delay of game

I swear, if there’s any way to cause stoppage of play during an NBA game, there’s no better way for that to happen than to have ice-cold, delicious, nectar of the gods, beer spilled! Denver’s Randy Foye was chasing the ball along with the Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard. Foye was full steam ahead when he crashed into a waiter, spilling beer on the court and some of it splashed on him...
Via Crossover Chronicles
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilson Chandler throws down alley-oop dunk in front of Tiago Splitter

In the beginning of the Denver Nuggets/San Antonio Spurs game, the Nuggets drew first blood with this difficult alley-oop jam to Wilson Chandler. It was almost literally first blood. Ty Lawson threw a great lob to Chandler on this one: What a play by the Nuggets. *** Wilson Chandler pic courtesy of Getty Images.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Golden State gives Nuggets a reality check

It doesn’t seem that long ago, does it? In 2012, the Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors two faced off in the first round of the playoffs – Denver as the fourth-seed after a franchise record 57 -win season and Golden State in the playoffs for the first time in five years. We know what happened then. Golden State ended the Nuggets season and the George Karl era (et tu...
Via Mile High Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Just the Start for Jusuf Nurkic?

(Source: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images North America) By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… For months the Cleveland Cavaliers were trying to pry former Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov away from Denver to solidify their lineup with a strong defensive presence around the rim. Denver was hesitant to do so however because of the great uncertainty at the five spot behind...
Via HoopStuff
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Wilson Chandler destroy Tyson Chandler

There has to be some penal code for Chandler-on-Chandler crime because that is exactly what happened during the recent Nuggets-Mavs game. Wilson dropped the hammer on Tyson which was enough to make the Mavs home crowd react and the Denver bench get up off their chairs. R.I.P. Tyson Chandler. He leaves the NBA with one NBA title and the “honor” of being on Wilson’s poster. ...
Via Crossover Chronicles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nate Robinson Traded To Boston For Jameer Nelson, Expects Buyout

  Nate Robinson has been traded to Boston but expects to be on a playoff team soon. ESPN reports that the Denver Nuggets traded point guard Nate Robinson to the Boston Celtics for Jameer Nelson. While many in Boston were excited about the potential of seeing the exciting point guard, Robinson expects to seek a buyout of his contract with the hopes of signing with a playoff...
Via Basketball Bicker
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston and Denver set to make a trade

The Boston Celtics and Denver Nuggets are about to trade Jameer Nelson and Nate Robinson, respectively. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported the move late Tuesday afternoon. Boston is sending Jameer Nelson to Denver for Nate Robinson, source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) January 13, 2015 Robinson’s contract will expire after this season while Nelson’s...
Via Crossover Chronicles
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nate Robinson is coming back

The Celtics are on the verge of bringing back Nate Robinson… The Nuggets are close to trading guard Nate Robinson to the Celtics for guard Jameer Nelson, sources said. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) January 13, 2015 I know some people are going to get excited by the headline, but this is a strictly salary cap move. Robinson makes $2.1 million as compared to Nelson’s...
Via Red's Army
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Nuggets shopping Wilson Chandler

The Denver Nuggets are looking to acquire more draft assets and have been shopping forward Wilson Chandler. Hearing the Nuggets are shopping Wilson Chandler (one year remaining, team option for ’15-’16) hard as they continue getting future assets. — David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) January 13, 2015   Chandler, 27, is averaging 14.2 points, 1.3 assists and 5.9 rebounds...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Should Fire Brian Shaw, Keep Core in Place

Timofey Mozgov is heading to Cleveland, and more Nuggets players may be shipped off soon as the franchise struggles to find its way. But completely starting over would not be wise. (Chris Humphreys/USATSI) Two seasons ago, the Denver Nuggets finished with a 57-25 record and placed third in the Western Conference. Under head coach George Karl, the Nuggets made their mark by ravishing...
Via The Lottery Mafia
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavaliers acquire Timofey Mozgov from Nuggets

The Cleveland Cavaliers are makin’ moves: ESPN.com’s Marc Stein and Brian Windhorst first reported on Wednesday that the team was close to acquiring center Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets. Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski later confirmed the deal is happening. According to the reports, the Cavs will send two future first-round draft picks to Denver. Initially, the report...
Via Waiting For Next Year
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Nuggets need to start planning for the future

While the playoff window hasn’t completely shut on them yet this season, the Denver Nuggets’ postseason chances seem to be getting dimmer and dimmer with every week that goes by. The Nuggets are currently ranked as the number 12 team in the western conference and while they technically could still make the playoffs with a late-season push, it may be time to start thinking about...
Via isportsweb.com
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets mascot loses balance, takes a brutal shot to the crotch (VIDEO)

It’s been an eventful last few months for Rocky, the Denver Nuggets mascot. He attended a GOP rally, taunted Dwight Howard and was involved in a stunt gone wrong during Friday night’s Timberwolves-Nuggets game. He put on a show for the fans in attendance while on the balance beam—wearing a tutu. But he slipped, and ended up doing a variation of the splits—with the balance...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Will the real Kenneth Faried please stand up?

This was supposed to be it. This was supposed to be the year. The year when Kenneth Faried would take his game to the next level and play at an all-star caliber level after his stellar performance in the FIBA Basketball World Cup this past summer. However, instead of building off of his strong performance with the US national team, where he was named to the tournaments’ “All...
Via isportsweb.com
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: In need of a superstar

The Denver Nuggets missed the playoffs last season and have not gotten off to their greatest start this season, currently sitting at 12-16 on the season. The fingers have been pointed at many different reasons to their inefficiency, including lack of defense, injuries, Coach Brian Shaw, but one of the main reasons that is singled out when talking about the Denver Nuggets is that...
Via isportsweb.com
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov bloodied after accidental elbow to face (Video)

WARNING: This video has a lot of blood, so the squeamish may want to look away.Denver Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov suffered a bloody injury after taking a shot to the side of the face during the first quarter of Monday night's game against Charlotte.Mozgov was hit just above his left eye by an accidental elbow from Bismack Biyombo underneath the rim as he made a move for the basket...
Via Holdout Sports
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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