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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
Is this Denver's future?
Denver is and always will be a top-notch sports town. Our population is active and fit to begin with, and we've long been faithful to and enthusiastic about our professional football, baseball, basketball, and hockey teams, despite being the smallest of the dozen American cities that have...
May 12 2015, 10:30 AM
Denver Nuggets interim head coach Melvin Hunt is focused on building a lasting foundation for the team—even if he doesn’t end up getting the job. Hunt speaks openly about constructing a singular mindset, creating partnerships with the players and coaches. In his mind, he’s not leading troops into...
April 1 2015, 2:30 PM
Might be time to get used to seeing Faried and others in different colors.
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Brian Shaw is the definition of old school. The Nuggets' now former head coach was a gritty role player on three NBA champions and another Finalist. He moved to the bench after he retired and became a top assistant on some great teams in Los Angeles and Indiana.
He finally landed the Nuggets job...
March 3 2015, 10:51 AM
The next few years will determine whether this was a swish or an airball.
With the annual Super Bowl hypefest underway, much of the discussion that doesn't involve the unscrupulous deflating of footballs will revolve around the now-legendary pairing of coach Bill Belichick and his field general, Tom Brady. It's a once-in-a-lifetime partnership, we're often told, which...
January 23 2015, 9:00 AM