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Chauncey Billups on Nuggets "quitting": "I can see what KG's seeing"

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala, Nuggets Ink) — Brian Shaw's ouster by the Nuggets hasn't sat well with many of his former players, as well as those who so merely watched team's spiral in recent months.
  • New: 27 min ago

Denver Nuggets don't have "grown-ups" on roster

Denver Post (Chris Tomasson Special to The Denver Post) — Denver forward Wilson Chandler agreed, to some extent, with comments made by Indiana Pacers forward David West that Brian Shaw was fired because the Nuggets don't have "grown-ups" on the roster.
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Watch: Kevin Garnett rips the Nuggets for "quitting" on Brian Shaw

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala, Nuggets Ink) — The Nuggets picked up their second win of the Melvin Hunt era on Wednesday with a 100-85 victory over the Timberwolves in Minnesota.
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Nuggets make it two wins in two nights with interim coach Melvin Hunt

Denver Post (Chris Tomasson Special to The Denver Post) — The Nuggets have won as many games in two nights under Melvin Hunt as they had won in nearly two months with Brian Shaw.
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Brian Shaw "proud of the effort" he gave as Nuggets coach

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — Former Nuggets coach Brian Shaw released a statement on Wednesday, thanking the Kroenkes and Tim Connelly, and saying he believes the team will can eventually become a championship contender.
  • 23 hr 31 min ago

Nuggets Mailbag: Was Brian Shaw's downfall related to ego management?

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — Denver Post NBA reporter Christopher Dempsey responds to your questions in the Nuggets Mailbag. In this installment, Christopher tackles six Q's, including more than one about the coaching...
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Denver Nuggets fans react to firing of Brian Shaw as coach

Denver Post (Irv Moss The Denver Post) — If there was a consensus, it was that the Nuggets had to do something in the midst of a dreadful 2-19 stretch. Shaw departs with a 56-85 overall record, including 20-39 this season.
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Hochman: Denver Nuggets should hire Chauncey Billups as head coach

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman The Denver Post) — On Tuesday, the Nuggets got rid of their Josh McDaniels, a young disciple of a legendary coach who proved to be in over his head with his first head coaching job.
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Timeline of former Denver Nuggets coach Brian Shaw's time in Denver

Denver Post (Denver Post staff) — June 25, 2013: Shaw is hired as a first-year head coach after working as an assistant with the Pacers and Lakers.
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Kiszla: Nuggets organization shows why it has fallen so far

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — The Nuggets are so inept they even botched the no-brainer firing of coach Brian Shaw.
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Nuggets' Melvin Hunt gets to try his hand at being a head coach

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala The Denver Post) — To say Melvin Hunt was surprised when he heard he would be the Nuggets' interim head coach after the team fired Brian Shaw on Tuesday would be an understatement.
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Nuggets make Melvin Hunt a winner in first game as interim coach

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — The returns on Melvin Hunt's first foray into head coaching came back showing a landslide victory for him and his Nuggets.
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Kiszla: Players quitting on Brian Shaw forced Nuggets' hand

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — The Nuggets did Brian Shaw a favor by firing him.
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Brian Shaw's firing draws strong reactions on Twitter

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala, Nuggets Ink) — The Denver Nuggets fired head coach Brian Shaw on Tuesday. ( John Leyba, The Denver Post)The Denver Nuggets fired coach Brian Shaw on Tuesday and named assistant Melvin Hunt interim coach for
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How Brian Shaw ranks all-time among Denver Nuggets coaches

Denver Post (Joe Nguyen, Nuggets Ink) — Nuggets coach Brian Shaw steamed at a call late in the game he thought should have gone the Nuggets way.
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Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — The Denver Nuggets have fired Brian Shaw after a season and a half as the team's coach, according to an NBA source.
  • 2 days ago
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Hochman: The demise of Ty Lawson as a leader and scorer

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman The Denver Post) — Ty Lawson's play of late has epitomized the lifeless and lackluster Nuggets. Lawson has averaged 16.3 points per game this season, but in the past five games he's averaged 9.8 points.
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Can things get worse for the Denver Nuggets?

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman The Denver Post) — If I'm a Nugget anything — fan, season-ticket holder, owner, coach, even just someone with Nugget in his name, like Saul Snuggetstein — I'd be embarrassed by the Nuggets.
  • 3 days ago
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Nuggets deny 'six weeks' phrase meant they were looking toward the end of the season

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — On Monday, Nuggets coach Brian Shaw denied his players were referring to the remaining time this season when they broke a huddle chanting with '1.
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"1-2-3 ... 6 weeks!" is the pathetic mantra of these Nuggets

Denver Post (Benjamin Hochman The Denver Post) — Lunch Special: Each weekday near noontime, a Denver Post sports writer dares to dish. In this installment, Benjamin Hochman objects to the Nuggets' sense of futility.
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Blog Articles

Chauncey Billups on Nuggets "quitting": "I can see what KG's seeing"

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — Chauncey Billups, on The Sports Show on Thursday, said he can understand what Kevin Garnett was talking about when he said the Nuggets are "quitters."
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Watch: Kevin Garnett rips the Nuggets for "quitting" on Brian Shaw

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — Kevin Garnett told reporters after the Nuggets' win in Minnesota that "a quitter is a quitter."
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Brian Shaw's firing draws strong reactions on Twitter

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — Brian Shaw was fired by the Nuggets on Tuesday, drawing many reactions from his former players and members of the media on Twitter.
  • 2 days ago
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How Brian Shaw ranks all-time among Denver Nuggets coaches

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Joe Nguyen) — Former Nuggets coach Brian Shaw compiled a record of 56-85 in his two seasons at the helm, giving him both the 10th-most win total in team history.
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Russell Westbrook: Spotlight on Oklahoma City Thunder point guard

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Russell Westbrook's performance in the evaluation period of Feb. 21-27 was off the charts.
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Wat Misaka broke the NBA color barrier in 1947

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Joe Nguyen) — In 1947, the New York Knicks drafted 23-year-old Japanese-American guard Wat Misaka from the University of Utah in the Basketball Association of America draft.
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Nuggets trying to avoid first home losing record in 12 years

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Each home loss becomes another weight added to an already weary Nuggets team. And the pressure to stop the bleeding increases exponentially with each slow, sad, angry and frustrated walk off of...
  • 6 days ago
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Morning After: Observations from Nuggets vs. Phoenix Suns

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Three observations the morning after the Nuggets' 110-96 loss to Phoenix on Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center. It was the Nuggets eighth-straight home loss.
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WATCH: Jusuf Nurkic T'd up for the most polite form of disrespect

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — Nuggets big man Jusuf Nurkic showed the most polite form of disrespect to Markieff Morris during Denver's loss to the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.
  • 7 days ago
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Will Barton on why he was able to survive sitting in Portland

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Sitting was the hardest part. But Will Barton did what he had to do in Portland, where he just never found himself in the plan for the talented Blazers. What he didn't do, however, is sulk.
  • 8 days ago
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Players offer well-wishes to Derrick Rose as he awaits 3rd knee surgery

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — NBA players, other athletes and media reacted on Twitter to news that Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose would need surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
  • 8 days ago
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Jarrett Jack offers words of encouragement to Brian Shaw

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — In the moments following the Nuggets 110-82 loss to Brooklyn on Monday night, Nuggets coach Brian Shaw - along with other members of the coaching staff - met with Nets point guard Jarrett Jack at...
  • 9 days ago
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LeBron James passes Allen Iverson on NBA's all-time scoring list

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — During the Cavaliers' game against the Knicks on Sunday, LeBron James claimed the No. 22 spot on the NBA's all-time scoring list, moving past former Nugget Allen Iverson.
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Andre Miller: Spotlight on the Sacramento Kings point guard

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Andre Miller has always been the player Karl could agree on.
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Watch: JaVale McGee is still a freak athlete and here's proof

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — JaVale McGee threw down a filthy dunk in his debut with the 76ers, offering a reminder of his athleticism.
  • 12 days ago
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Watch: Memorable JaVale McGee highlights with Nuggets

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — Some memorable moments from JaVale McGee's time with the Denver Nuggets.
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Breakdown: Cost vs. production of JaVale McGee, Arron Afflalo

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — A numerical breakdown of JaVale McGee's and Arron Afflalo's salaries and statistics during their time with the Nuggets.
  • 14 days ago
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Reggie Jackson said to have requested trade from Oklahoma City Thunder

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — Reggie Jackson, a former Colorado Springs prep standout and current guard for the Thunder, requested to be traded from the team, according to Yahoo Sports.
  • 15 days ago
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Kobe Bryant says Colorado sexual assault case was "a turning point"

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — In an interview with GQ, Kobe Bryant opened up about how that case changed him and his outlook.
  • 16 days ago
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Nuggets look to procure assets as NBA trade deadline approaches

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — For the Nuggets, the next four days is about building assets. They are approaching their first trade deadline in a sole 'sellers' mindset for the first time in many years.
  • 17 days ago
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