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Denver Nuggets’ Arron Afflalo the Early Favorite for NBA’s Most Improved Player

December 3rd, 2010
Arron Afflalo is the best NBA player no one outside of the Mile High City has ever heard of. Afflalo is a relative nobody in the NBA who should be regarded as an up-and-coming player in the Association. Afflalo, in his fourth year as a professional basketball player, has been ...

Nuggets Start To Hit Stride in Four-Game Win Streak While Missing Melo, Billups

November 30th, 2010
The Nuggets made a statement last night with their 138-133 win over the Phoenix Suns. Their superstar and leading scoring threat, Carmelo Anthony, was sidelined due to sickness symptoms after playing just over two minutes of the game—yet the Nuggets prevailed in a high-scoring duel. In the game, which was a total ...

Denver Nuggets Constantly Inconsistent To Begin 2010-11 Season

November 20th, 2010
Fresh off an 86-83 defeat at home to the division rival Portland Trailblazers—who like Denver have numerous injuries in their frontcourt—the Nuggets sit at 6-6 overall (10th) in a highly competitive Western Conference. The loss was Denver's fourth in six games and they've only won two games in a row once ...

Carmelo Anthony Likely To Stay with the Denver Nuggets Through 2010-11 Season

November 10th, 2010
On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski and Marc Spears reported that the Denver Nuggets front office is once again shrinking. After the firings of Mark Warkentien and Rex Chapman in August, Bret Bearup—adviser to the Nuggets since 2000 when Stan Kroenke purchased the franchise, the NHL's Avalanche and the Pepsi Center where ...

Gary Forbes Could Be a Pleasant Surprise for the Denver Nuggets This Year

November 4th, 2010
Last night, the Nuggets lost 102-101 at the last second when Carmelo Anthony missed a 20-foot jumper. And while the game wasn’t won, not all was lost as Denver found a gem in rookie Gary Forbes to fill in. After injuries to starter Kenyon Martin and backup Chris Andersen left the Nuggets ...

LeBron James and the 15 NBA Players with Chips on Their Shoulders in 2010-11

November 3rd, 2010
The NBA offseason that passed was arguably the biggest from the standpoint of how and where the superstars assembled, but simply due to the vast amount of publicity--good and bad--that was given to the NBA."The Decision" showed the David Stern and his Association that a legitimate superstar could hold their ...

Nuggets-Jazz: Off-Hand, On-Court Observations

October 27th, 2010
Here are a few observations from the Denver Nuggets season opener: Al Harrington looks eerily similar to Carmelo Anthony on the court, with his headband and his arm sock on his left arm just like Melo. Harrington is a good shooter, but he shot too many three pointers for a power forward ...

Breaking News: Denver Nuggets J.R. Smith to Play College Football?

October 22nd, 2010
J.R. Smith (or is it Earl?) is an interesting character. J.R. infamously told reporters before a midseason game last year that he wanted to be called by his given name, Earl. Then, a few hours later, Earl reversed his stance and wanted to go by J.R. once again. Smith is a self-made ...

David “Too” Stern Correctly Cracks Down on Complaining in NBA

October 15th, 2010
This off-season, David Stern passed down a new conduct rule which included tweaking technical fouls and increasing the fines associated with them. As little as five years ago “Too” Stern created the dress code, which requires players to dress “professionally” when going to work at NBA arenas. Done were the ...

Carmelo Anthony Rumors: Teams with the Most to Lose from Melo Staying in Denver

October 12th, 2010
What will happen to Carmelo Anthony? It seems this is the most popular question in the NBA today, and really, no one knows for sure. Does Carmelo want out of Denver or is it possible that he wants to stay? One of the only certainties in this case is that ...