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Why the Denver Nuggets missed the playoffs

For the first time in ten years there will be no basketball being played in the Pepsi Center this spring. The Denver Nuggets finished the year with a 36-46 record, the first time in ten years that the Nuggets failed to  make the playoffs and the first in 11 years they failed to finish the regular season above .500. Here are a few reasons on why the Denver Nuggets missed the playoffs...
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Shaw expects Nuggets to bring Kenneth Faried back

The Denver Nuggets had an incredibly disappointing season under new head coach Brian Shaw, and there are plenty of things to be worked on this offseason. That being said, there are pressing free agency decisions to make for the Nuggets as well. Brian Shaw has made it clear that he wants forward Kenneth Faried back with the team, and he expects Denver to get something done to bring...
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Nuggets' Danilo Gallinari expects to be back for training camp

The Denver Nuggets ended the 2013-2014 season with a 116-112 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Wednesday to finish with a 36-46 record. The Nuggets played the entire season without forward Danilo Gallinari, who had a procedure last June on a partially torn ACL and reconstructive surgery in January. The good news is Gallinari is ahead of schedule in his rehab and intends...
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Darrell Arthur plans on being back with Nuggets in 2014-15

If it’s up to Darrell Arthur, he’ll be back in a Nuggets uniform next season. The good news for him is it is his choice. Arthur, a reserve power forward who was one of the Nuggets’ best defensive players during the 2013-14 season has a player option worth about $3.5 million for next season. Barring a contract extension, he’ll be an unrestricted free agent next summer. ...
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Brian Shaw Expects Nuggets To Keep Kenneth Faried

Brian Shaw praised Kenneth Faried's play in the second half the regular season and said he expects the forward to remain with the Denver Nuggets next season. “I definitely want to have him back,” Shaw said. “And expect to have him back.” Faried was the Nuggets’ best player after the All-Star break, leading the team in scoring (18.8 points per game), rebounding (10...
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Brian Shaw “definitely” wants Kenneth Faried back

If there was any doubt as to which side of the Kenneth Faried fence Nuggets coach Brian Shaw currently sits, there isn’t any more. “I definitely want to have him back,” Shaw said. “And expect to have him back.” Faried was the Nuggets’ best player after the All-Star break, leading the team in scoring (18.8 points per game), rebounding (10.1) and shooting percentage ...
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Nuggets’ Shaw: “I definitely want to have (Kenneth Faried) back.”

If there was any doubt as to which side of the Kenneth Faried fence Nuggets coach Brian Shaw currently sits, there isn’t any more. He sits squarely on the Faried side. He does not want to see Faried traded at any time. Shaw wants his burgeoning star power forward back with the team next season. “I definitely want to have him back,” Shaw said. “And expect to have him back...
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JaVale McGee Headlines Top 5 Shaqin’ A Fool Moments of the Season (Video)

Shaquille O’Neal’s Shaqin’ A Fool has emerged as a viral sensation on all social media platforms, and no one is safe whether it’s LeBron James or two-time Shaqtin’ MVP JaVale McGee. Shaq compiled a list of the five greatest Shaqin’ A Fool moments of the 2013-14 NBA season, which he shared on TNT’s “Inside the NBA” on Tuesday. Basketball players if you’re wondering...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Fantasy Stud of the Night: Apr 16th ☆

(DeAndre Jordan, Randy Foye, Timofey Mozgov by Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports) Every morning The Hoops Manifesto scours the boxscores from the previous night’s NBA games to find which player helped out his fantasy owner the most.  If you are here looking for a different kind of NBA Fantasy Stud, you are at the wrong place.  Pervert.  DeAndre Jordan vs Denver 6-8 FG, 1-8 FT...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Season Grade and Analysis

Denver Nuggets: Season Grade and Analysis By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content… Record: 36-44 11th in the West Analysis: By many observers accounts the Nuggets had the worst offseason of any team in the league. They lost their GM Masai Ujiri, one of the best young executives in basketball, their coach George Karl, one of the best coaches in the game, Andre Iguodala, arguably...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets' Ty Lawson likely out final two games of the season

The Denver Nuggets enter tonight's game coming off a 101-94 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday. It was the Nuggets third straight win to improve their record to 36-44 on the season. Although out of the playoff picture, the Nuggets would like to head into the off season riding a five-game winning streak. They'll have to do that most likely without the presence of...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Timofey Mozgov Scored 93 Points vs. GSW According to TNT Graphic

The Denver Nuggets’ Timofey Mozgov had a career day last night against the Golden State Warriors. However, Mozgov’s performance wasn’t nearly as good as this TNT graphic showed following the game. Timofey Mozgov had 29 rebounds (which was correct) AND 93 points on 10/15 shooting (which was amazing) vs GSW !!! pic.twitter.com/pHQFBK3VuK — Mico Halili (@micohalili) April 11...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nuggets Discussed Faried In Trades For '14 First Or Quality Wing Player On Rookie Deal

The Denver Nuggets targeted a handful of teams to inquire their interest in aquiring Kenneth Faried for a 2014 first round pick or a quality wing player on a rookie contract, according to sources. The Nuggets reportedly has been willing to trade Faried in part because they fear that he will demand an eight-figure salary in free agency. Faried said he would like to remain with the...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: JaVale McGee rides supermarket scooter

Since JaVale McGee has been injured for most of the season, we’ve had a lack of JaVale McGee related posts on this website. However, JaVale decided to drop this classic Instagram video on his personal account of him riding a motorized supermarket scooter: That’s so JaVale! *** McGee image courtesy of Getty Images
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Miller: Nuggets made me out to be the ‘bad guy’

Washington Wizards guard Andre Miller returns to Denver for the first time since he was traded away from the Nuggets. He’s is still bothered with how everything went down. “I was made out to be the bad guy, the villain because I was the one complaining about minutes,” Miller told Marc Spears of Yahoo Sports. “That wasn’t the issue at all.” Miller wasn’t happy with coach...
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March 21, 2014  |  1 Comment
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