RECAP: Nuggets suffer another heartbreaker as Rudy Gay and the Raptors scrape by the Nuggets 109-108

After the gut wrenching triple OT loss to Boston on Sunday, tonight the Nuggets suffered another depressing loss, dropping their record to 33-20 on the year. Rudy Gay scored his only bucket of the 2nd half with a baseline jumper with 4.8 seconds to go to give Toronto the 1 point win. The loss keeps the Nuggets in the 5th seed in the West, and the news regarding the roster isn’t too swell either. The injury bug is starting to hit the Nuggets, and at the worst possible time. Read More

RECAP: Nuggets dominate Bulls 128-96; Get 8th Consecutive Victory

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On Thursday night, the Denver Nuggets put their 21-3 record at home to the test when they welcomed in the Chicago Bulls, only to send them home after an absolute clinic. The Nuggets won 128-96 against a team which was formerly third in the NBA with 91.0 points allowed. That defensive average might go up a few ticks. Read More

RECAP: Nuggets Win 112-104 over Bucks

Coming into Tuesday, the Nuggets were 30-18 and hosting Monta Ellis and the Milwaukee Bucks. Playing sub-par early in the game and down by 2 after the first quarter, 15 at the half, and 7 after the third, the Nuggets just wouldn’t be denied. Despite Dalembert’s 35 points, Gallo and Lawson both added 22 points as the Nuggs outscored the Bucks 33-18 in the fourth quarter to get the 112-104 victory and extend their winning streak to 7 games, which is currently the second longest winning streak in the NBA as of Tuesday, and has catapulted them into a tie for 4th place in the Western Conference. Read More

Are the Nuggets coming into their own?

The Denver Nuggets are 11-3 in the month of January, which has put them in the top-5 in just about every national basketball poll out there. Despite questionable losses to Minnesota and Washington during this month, they now sit at 28-18, which is good for 6th in the western conference as of Tuesday. Ever since the addition of Iggy to the back-court before the start of the season, the expectations have been pretty high for fans here in Denver, and across the nation. A little more than half-way through this season, Are the Nuggets coming into their own and becoming one of the better teams in the NBA? Read More

Former Metro State Men’s Basketball Head Coach Mike Dunlap-led Bobcats lose 14th straight

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Former Metro State Men’s Basketball coach Mike Dunlap had his first gig as NBA head coach start off pretty well with the Charlotte Bobcats. Through their first 12 games, the Bobcats had posted a 7-5 record. A record that had already amassed last season’s win total when they went 7-59 in the lock-out shortened season in 2011. But since November 24th, the Bobcats have lost 14 straight and now sit at 7-19, which is good for 13th in the Eastern Conference. A losing record, let alone coaching a losing team, is not something that Head Coach Mike Dunlap is familiar with. Read More