The Denver Nuggets are back in the Western Conference Finals, and they will be duking it out against the Los Angeles Lakers, the same foe they faced the last time they reached this stage of the playoffs. Denver completed a stunning turnaround that saw them climb back from a glaring 1-3 hole in the semifinals, and pull off an upset over Kawhi Leonard and the heavily-favorited Clippers squad.… Read more
While it is true that the NBA has become a guard-driven league, the growing versatility of bigger frontcourt players is steadily stealing the spotlight. It is a much different era of basketball nowadays, and gone are All-Star centers who dominate mainly from the post.
The Denver Nuggets were the story of the NBA bubble. Arriving with no backcourt, they played five-centre line-ups, they went into the playoffs without Will Barton, yet they still made it to the Conference Finals. Denver was the first team in NBA history to overcome two 3-1 deficits in a single postseason.
Amidst the brilliance of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic during the Nuggets' magical run in the playoffs, defensive-minded combo forward Jerami Grant grew into a key cog for the young squad. Known primarily for his tremendous work on defense, Grant also showed vastly-improved marksmanship from the three-point line.
It's not a hot take to say Jamal Murray has been spectacular in the playoffs. It shouldn't be a hot take to say he's making The Leap.
After nearly two years of patiently waiting, fans of the Denver Nuggets are finally able to see what the future looks like. Speaking of patience, Michael Porter Jr. himself has had to show his fair share prior to the NBA bubble. However, after some incredibly efficient performances in Orlando, it seems fair to say that the waiting is over.
The Denver Nuggets are on course for another challenge for the Western Conference crown in the NBA post-season. Michael Malone’s men reached the Conference Semi-Finals last term, only to be beaten by the Portland Trail Blazers, losing the last two games of their series.
After rebuilding in the most patient of ways, finally it’s time to get excited. It would seem that since the infamous game 82 overtime heartbreak they experienced in Minnesota back in 2018, Denver has propelled itself to unimaginable heights. The question remains, how much higher can they climb?
The biggest NBA trade in almost 20 years took place on Tuesday night. As reported by ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski, Clint Capela heads to the Atlanta Hawks, Robert Covington to the Houston Rockets. The Minnesota Timberwolves and Denver Nuggets are also involved in the deal.
The NBA's Christmas Day schedule is a great tradition. For over a decade, the league have been showing five consecutive games on 25th December, and 2019 is no different.
The Denver Nuggets have continued to be one of the most consistent and efficient teams in a stacked Western Conference currently resting in third place, only behind the two juggernaut LA-based teams, the Lakers and the Clippers.
Shifting Leonard to the Western Conference alters the balance of power once again. The East is relatively weak, or so it seems.
The Denver Nuggets were involved in trade talks for All-NBA forward Anthony Davis according to the Denver Post.
The NBA Playoffs begin this Saturday. Late season drama was limited, with the Detroit Pistons holding onto the eight seed in the East. We have known the Western Conference playoffs for a while, but the seedings altered in the final days of the regular season, changing the first-round matchups.
What now for one of the NBA's all-time greats?