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Leonard leads Spurs to 100-73 win over Spurs and 2-1 lead

Denver Post (Raul Dominguez Associated Press) — SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had a postseason career-high 32 points and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in dominating the Los Angeles Clippers 100-73 on Friday night to take a 2-1...
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Spurs' Leonard selected NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Denver Post (Raul Dominguez Associated Press) — SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard is keeping some Hall of Fame company. The San Antonio forward was selected the NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Thursday, joining Michael Jordan and...
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Scott Brooks fired as Thunder coach; joins list of possible Nuggets candidates

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — The much-rumored firing of Scott Brooks came to reality in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, which means the Nuggets have a high-profile coach in the mix for their opening.
  • 3 days ago

With Scott Brooks fired at Oklahoma City, he joins list of candidates Nuggets believed to have interest in

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — The much-rumored firing of Scott Brooks came to reality in Oklahoma City on Wednesday, which means the Nuggets have a high-profile coach in the mix for their opening.
  • 3 days ago

Dusty Saunders: Charles Barkley releases myriad opinions on NBA

Denver Post (Dusty Saunders Special to The Denver Post) — Charles Barkley seldom, if ever, lacks opinions.And he offered many during a TNT conference call regarding the NBA season and the playoffs.
  • 5 days ago
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Kickin' it with Kiz: Big bucks required to bring Billy ball to Denver

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Joke of a job. If I were Chauncey Billups, there is no way I would coach the Nuggets. It's a losing proposition.
  • 5 days ago

Kickin' it with Kiz: Big bucks required to bring Billy ball to Denver

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Joke of a job. If I were Chauncey Billups, there is no way I would coach the Nuggets. It's a losing proposition.
  • 6 days ago
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Dempsey: NBA salary cap increase creates more cash and concern

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — While he was with the Nuggets, I always thought Arron Afflalo's upcoming contract decision would be cap- tivating. Does he opt out of the final year of his contract and sign for what he can get...
  • 6 days ago
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Denver Nuggets will pay enough to reel in a quality coach as next hire

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — Talent extends from the court to the sideline. But how much is any team willing to pay for it? It's as taboo a subject as there is in the NBA. Coaches' contract figures usually aren't trumpeted,...
  • 6 days ago
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Nuggets will pay enough to reel in a quality coach as next hire

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — Talent extends from the court to the sideline. But how much is any team willing to pay for it?
  • 6 days ago
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More cash, concern in rapid rise of salary cap

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — While he was with the Nuggets, I always thought Arron Afflalo's upcoming contract decision would be cap- tivating.
  • 6 days ago
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WATCH: Brian Shaw really did rap a pregame personnel report for the Nuggets

Denver Post (Nicki Jhabvala The Denver Post) — Surely you remember that story, how former Nuggets coach Brian Shaw, desperate to motivate his team before a game, started rapping the scouting report in the locker room.
  • 6 days ago
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Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

Denver Post (Antonio Gonzalez AP Basketball Writer) — OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry carried the Golden State Warriors to a huge lead, waving his arms and flexing his muscles with one acrobatic shot after another.
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Pierce leads Wizards past Raptors in OT in Game 1

Denver Post (Ian Harrison Associated Press) — TORONTO (AP) — Paul Pierce beat the Raptors with a veteran mix of brains and baskets. Pierce scored five of his 20 points in overtime, Nene had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and the...
  • 7 days ago
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Nuggets GM Tim Connelly says team "in no rush" to find new coach

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — "We're going to be pretty patient," Connelly said. "Certainly Melvin is going to be one of the finalists. I think he deserves that, he's earned that. But we're going to talk to anybody and...
  • 7 days ago
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Jameer Nelson will watch Nuggets coaching search closely when making opt-in decison

Denver Post (Christopher Dempsey The Denver Post) — The Nuggets want veteran point guard Jameer Nelson to return. If he returns, Nelson wants assurances regarding how much the team values him.
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Shae Kelley, former Denver East star, drafted by WNBA's Minnesota

Denver Post Minnesota's Shae Kelley (23) is guarded by Ohio State's Cait Craft (13) during an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan.
  • 8 days ago
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Kiszla: Wish list: Ty Lawson to L.A.; Danilo Gallinari in lead role

Denver Post (Mark Kiszla The Denver Post) — Amid the ashes of a lost Nuggets season, forward Danilo Gallinari stood tall, vowing to do whatever it takes to become an NBA all-star, while point guard Ty Lawson cleaned out his locker and...
  • 8 days ago
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Jewell Loyd taken first in WNBA draft by Seattle

Denver Post (Doug Feinberg AP Basketball Writer) — UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jewell Loyd and Amanda Zahui B. shared a hug after they were taken with the top two picks in the WNBA draft.
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Loyd taken first in WNBA draft by Seattle

Denver Post (Doug Feinberg AP Basketball Writer) — UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Jewell Loyd is the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft. Loyd, who was chosen by the Seattle Storm on Thursday night, decided to skip her final season at Notre Dame and...
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Blog Articles

WATCH: Brian Shaw really did rap a pregame personnel report for the Nuggets

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — Ty Lawson posted a video clip of Brian Shaw rapping a pregame scouting report for the Nuggets.
  • 6 days ago
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Taking the guesswork out of Nuggets summer league

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Usually an annual mystery until a week or so before it begins, the Nuggets summer league team is already pretty known and stocked with players that will be the core of the team in their continued...
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Nuggets home attendance tanks while NBA posts all-time highs

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — The NBA posted all-time highs in fan attendance for the 2014-15 regular season, but the Nuggets had their worst numbers since before the 1999-2000 season.
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Danilo Gallinari, Spotlight on the Nuggets forward

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — In two games, Danilo Gallinari averaged 37 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.5 blocked shots for the Denver Nuggets.
  • 13 days ago
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Denver Nuggets players who have scored 50 in a game

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Joe Nguyen) — There have been 10 times that a Denver player has scored 50 or more points since the team joined the NBA in 1976. Here's the list.
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Chris Copeland apologizes for "bad choice" after getting stabbed

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Nicki Jhabvala) — Pacers forward and former CU standout Chris Copeland released a statement apologizing for being out after he was stabbed outside a New York City nightclub Wednesday.
  • 16 days ago
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Jorge Gutierrez, former Lincoln star, signs with Milwaukee Bucks

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Joe Nguyen) — The Milwaukee Bucks signed guard Jorge Gutierrez to a multi-year contract, general manager John Hammond announced Tuesday.
  • 17 days ago
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Chris Paul: Spotlight on the Clippers point guard

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — In three games, Chris Paul averaged 29.7 points, 12.0 assists and 2.3 steals.
  • 20 days ago
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WATCH: Detroit's Reggie Jackson with a crazy underhand shot

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Joe Nguyen) — The former Palmer star guard made an unbelievable 20-foot underhand scoop shot for Detroit as the shot clock was running out midway through the third quarter on Friday.
  • 21 days ago
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Nuggets to honor former star, Fat Lever, on April 8 at Pepsi Center

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Since this has unofficially become The Year of the Triple Double, it's only fitting that the Nuggets bring back a star that, when he played, voraciously collected triple doubles like people do...
  • 22 days ago
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Melvin Hunt credits staff for big hand in keeping things afloat

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Friday night's game at San Antonio is Hunt's 17th game as interim head coach since taking over for the fired Brian Shaw on March 3. Though things were coming at him at warp speed, and though his...
  • 22 days ago
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Twenty years later, William Gates still marvels at Hoop Dreams success

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — "To think that we have that kind of staying power, first of all that's special," Gates said. "We're blessed. And it just let's me know that for it to have this kind of staying power, not only did...
  • 24 days ago
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Brook Lopez: Spotlight on the Nets center

Denver Post: All Things Nuggets (Christopher Dempsey) — Brooklyn's Brook Lopez, a skilled 7-foot center, had a breakout week deserving of The Denver Post's NBA player of the week award.
  • 27 days ago
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