On Wednesday night, the Nuggets open what figures to be a season-long exercise in learning. It’s an admittedly weird place for the team to be in, because they’re less than three years removed from a Western Conference finals appearance and still have several established veterans playing valuable...
October 28 2015, 12:15 PM
—Photos courtesy of Garrett Ellwood
Christopher Marlowe was one of the 16th century’s greatest playwrights, an Elizabethan poet so talented his work is said to have influenced William Shakespeare. Denver’s Chris Marlowe also happens to be a man who craves a big stage—a former actor and Olympic gold medalist in volleyball who this...
Still the best game in town—and lately, the only one.
When ESPN Magazine unveiled its 13th annual Ultimate Standings this week, it didn't offer many surprises for Denver sports fans. As is often the case, the Broncos rule all, the Rockies and Nuggets are hide-your-eyes bad, and the Avs reside somewhere in the forgettable middle.
ESPN ranks all 122...
October 16 2015, 9:10 AM
The Nuggets and Avs are settling in for another season at the Pepsi Center, but what about the boss? We know E. Stanley Kroenke, the billionaire owner of the Nuggets, Avalanche, Rapids, and Mammoth, keeps a luxe crash pad on the northeast side of the arena. But he’s not up for giving us—or anyone—a...
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We support most gameday traditions (tailgating, face painting, even foam fingers), but a subpar $8 hot dog isn’t one of ’em. With such a winning roster of restaurants to choose from in Denver, it’s time your pregame grub got an upgrade. Whether you’re en route to cheer on the Broncos, Nuggets,...
If the two-week, post-NBA Draft frenzy of free agency signings and soap-operatic drama made barely a blip on local fans' radars, it's probably because the Nuggets have mostly sat this one out.
No one expected the Nuggets to be big spenders in this annual game of hoopster roulette; no...
July 14 2015, 9:35 AM
If they play this summer right, the Nuggets shouldn't be looking up at the rest of the NBA for long.
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If you made a drinking game out of Thursday's NBA Draft by taking a sip every time someone on the ESPN crew said “wingspan” or “upside,” you are reading this with a wicked hangover.
The five-hour telecast ushered in the league’s lastest era of future stars, busts, and what's-his-names. Now we...
June 26 2015, 12:40 PM
Malone's task: Make this building buzz again. —Courtesy of Shutterstock
First, the good news: Mike Malone, the newly hired coach of the Denver Nuggets, was voted the top assistant in the league by NBA general managers in 2012 after he helped instill a defensive mentality into a moribund Golden State Warriors franchise. The Warriors' commitment to D complimented their...
June 19 2015, 9:00 AM