Denver Nuggets http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/31273/all en UPDATE 1-NBA-Nuggets tame Bulls for eighth straight win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/nba-nuggets-tame-bulls-eighth-straight-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>* Big third quarter secures victory for Nuggets</p> <p>* Denver wins eight straight games for first time since 2010</p> <p>Feb 7 (Reuters) - The Denver Nuggets rolled to their eighth successive win with a 128-96 demolition of the Chicago Bulls at home on Thursday.</p> <p>Denver improved to 32-18 on the season with victory over the Bulls (29-20), who were blown away by a third-quarter blitz.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130208/nba-nuggets-tame-bulls-eighth-straight-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried National Basketball Association Shooting guards Thomson Reuters Fri, 08 Feb 2013 07:00:37 +0000 5749702 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Nuggets stretch win streak to nine games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/nba-nuggets-stretch-win-streak-nine-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Danilo Gallinari scored 19 points and the Denver Nuggets stretched their NBA win streak to nine games with a 111-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday.</p> <p>The Italian playmaker, who also grabbed nine rebounds, led eight double-figure scorers among the nine players who took the court for the Nuggets, who improved to 33-18 to remain fourth in the Western Conference.</p> <p>Kenneth Faried added 17 points and grabbed seven rebounds while Andre Iguodala added 14 points and seven assists for the Nuggets, who stayed poised to hold off a Cavaliers rally in the final minutes.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130209/nba-nuggets-stretch-win-streak-nine-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets Disaster McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Sun, 10 Feb 2013 04:15:09 +0000 5751506 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Nuggets beat Cavs for ninth succesive win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/nba-nuggets-beat-cavs-ninth-succesive-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 9 (Reuters) - The Denver Nuggets have continued their sparkling form with a 111-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, extending their winning streak to nine games.</p> <p>Denver have averaged 114.6 points per game during the streak to move to 33-18, and fourth overall in the Western Conference.</p> <p>Danilo Gallinari led the Nuggets with 19 points and nine rebounds while Kenneth Faried scored 17 points and added seven rebounds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130209/nba-nuggets-beat-cavs-ninth-succesive-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Danilo Gallinari Denver Nuggets National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 04:45:32 +0000 5751513 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-Nuggets beat Cavaliers for ninth successive win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-nba-nuggets-beat-cavaliers-ninth-successive-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Winning streak best since 2005</p> <p>* High-powered offense continues (Adds details, quotes)</p> <p>Feb 9 (Reuters) - The Denver Nuggets have continued their sparkling form with a 111-103 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday, extending their winning streak to nine games.</p> <p>Denver have averaged 114.6 points per game during the streak to move to 33-18, and fourth overall in the Western Conference.</p> <p>The nine games are the longest streak for Denver since winning 10 on the trot in 2005.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130210/update-1-nba-nuggets-beat-cavaliers-ninth-successive-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Sun, 10 Feb 2013 06:15:04 +0000 5751525 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA-Unheralded Nuggets playing with chip on their shoulders http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/nba-unheralded-nuggets-playing-chip-their-shoulders <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Frank Pingue</p> <p>TORONTO, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The Denver Nuggets are happy flying under the radar, but a lack of attention despite an impressive campaign has given them added motivation to make noise in a competitive Western Conference.</p> <p>Before Sunday's overtime loss to the Boston Celtics, Denver owned the NBA's longest active winning streak with nine straight victories in which they topped the 100-point plateau in each.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130213/nba-unheralded-nuggets-playing-chip-their-shoulders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets National Basketball Association Politics Wilson Chandler Thomson Reuters Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:45:32 +0000 5755003 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-NBA-Gallinari proves golden for Nuggets in Celtics win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/nba-gallinari-proves-golden-nuggets-win-over-celtics <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(adds quotes, detail)</p> <p>* Nuggets snap three-game losing streak</p> <p>* Green leads Celtics with 20 points</p> <p>Feb 19 (Reuters) - Sharp-shooting Danilo Gallinari made a vital contribution on his return to action as the Italian forward led the Denver Nuggets to a 97-90 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130220/nba-gallinari-proves-golden-nuggets-win-over-celtics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Danilo Gallinari Denver Nuggets McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Thomson Reuters Wed, 20 Feb 2013 05:15:03 +0000 5760704 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Lawson lifts Nuggets past Lakers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/nba-lawson-lifts-nuggets-past-lakers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ty Lawson scored 22 points and had eight assists as the Denver Nuggets scored 78 points in the paint en route to a 119-108 thrashing of the mistake-prone Los Angeles Lakers on Monday. </p> <p>Wilson Chandler scored 23 points to lead Denver, who have won three of their past four National Basketball League games. Chandler was filling in for injured Danilo Gallinari.</p> <p>The Nuggets had a huge 78-50 point advantage in the paint and also dominated on the free-throw line. The Lakers missed 17 of 31 free throws and turned the ball over 15 times.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/nba-lawson-lifts-nuggets-past-lakers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets Los Angeles Lakers McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 07:45:57 +0000 5766654 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Lawson lifts Nuggets past Lakers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/nba-lawson-lifts-nuggets-past-lakers-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ty Lawson scored 22 points and had eight assists as the Denver Nuggets scored 78 points in the paint en route to a 119-108 thrashing of the mistake-prone Los Angeles Lakers on Monday.</p> <p>Wilson Chandler scored 23 points to lead Denver, who have won three of their past four National Basketball Association games. Chandler was filling in for injured Danilo Gallinari.</p> <p>The Nuggets had a huge 78-50 point advantage in the paint and also dominated on the free-throw line. The Lakers missed 17 of 31 free throws and turned the ball over 15 times.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130226/nba-lawson-lifts-nuggets-past-lakers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association AFP Tue, 26 Feb 2013 07:46:27 +0000 5766664 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Nuggets stretch win streak to 13 by silencing Thunder http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/nba-nuggets-stretch-win-streak-13-silencing-thunder <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Ty Lawson scored 25 points and Andre Miller added 20 off the bench to spark the Denver Nuggets to their 13th NBA victory in a row, a 114-104 triumph Tuesday at Oklahoma City.</p> <p>Kenneth Faried added 13 points and 15 rebounds for the Nuggets, who improved to 47-22 and closed their gap on the Northwest division-leading Thunder to 50-18.</p> <p>The Nuggets' win streak set a record for the team's NBA history, although the club has its roots in the now-defunct rival American Basketball Association where they once won 15 games in a row.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130320/nba-nuggets-stretch-win-streak-13-silencing-thunder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets Kenneth Faried National Basketball Association AFP Wed, 20 Mar 2013 04:00:41 +0000 5788375 at http://www.globalpost.com Nuggets top Thunder 114-104 to stretch win streak to 13 games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130320/nuggets-top-thunder-114-104-stretch-win-streak-13-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, Mar 20 (EFE).- The Denver Nuggets continued to show they belong among the NBA's elite, earning an impressive 114-104 road victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder to extend their winning streak to 13 games.</p> <p>Denver fell behind by eight after the first quarter of Tuesday night's contest at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, but outplayed the defending Western Conference champions the rest of the way.</p> <p>Diminutive point guard Ty Lawson led the Nuggets in scoring with 25 points and also dished out eight assists and grabbed four rebounds.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130320/nuggets-top-thunder-114-104-stretch-win-streak-13-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets National Basketball Association Wilson Chandler Agencia EFE Wed, 20 Mar 2013 15:01:16 +0000 5788813 at http://www.globalpost.com Nuggets pull off comeback, stretch win streak to 14 games http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130322/nuggets-pull-comeback-stretch-win-streak-14-games <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, Mar 22 (EFE).- Reserve swingman Corey Brewer made three free throws in the waning seconds to give the Denver Nuggets a come-from-behind 101-100 home victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, the team's 14th straight win.</p> <p>The Nuggets pulled out the triumph in a surprisingly hard-fought and suspense-filled game Thursday night at Denver's Pepsi Center against a team that is all but mathematically eliminated from the Eastern Conference playoff chase.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130322/nuggets-pull-comeback-stretch-win-streak-14-games" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets McDonald's High School All-Americans National Basketball Association Agencia EFE Fri, 22 Mar 2013 13:17:27 +0000 5790985 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Nuggets down Kings for 15th straight win http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/nba-nuggets-down-kings-15th-straight-win <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Denver Nuggets stretched their NBA winning streak to 15 games on Saturday with a 101-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings.</p> <p>Danilo Gallinari led the Nuggets with 19 points and eight rebounds as Denver matched their club record winning streak.</p> <p>They haven't won 15 straight since the 1969-1970 season, and managed to match the feat despite the absence of starting guard Ty Lawson.</p> <p>Lawson missed a second straight game with bruised heel, while Wilson Chandler was also sidelined with a shoulder injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130324/nba-nuggets-down-kings-15th-straight-win" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets National Basketball Association Shooting guards AFP Sun, 24 Mar 2013 04:46:55 +0000 5792273 at http://www.globalpost.com Denver Nuggets win 15th consecutive game, downing Sacramento 101-95 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130324/denver-nuggets-win-15th-consecutive-game-downing-sacramento-101-95 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, Mar 24 (EFE).- Italian forward Danilo Gallinari racked up 19 points heading the Denver Nuggets' attack on Saturday night in their 101-95 victory over the Sacramento Kings, the team's 15th consecutive win.</p> <p>The Nuggets, who are 49-22 for the season, continue to press the Oklahoma City Thunder as the two teams vie for leadership of the Northwest Division separated by 2 1/2 games.</p> <p>The Denver squad's streak is the second-longest for any team in the NBA at this point, with the Miami Heat sitting atop 25 consecutive victories.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130324/denver-nuggets-win-15th-consecutive-game-downing-sacramento-101-95" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets Human Interest National Basketball Association Shooting guards Agencia EFE Sun, 24 Mar 2013 22:45:28 +0000 5792785 at http://www.globalpost.com Jazz dealt setback in playoff chase http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130404/jazz-dealt-setback-playoff-chase <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agencia EFE </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>U.S. Sports Desk, Apr 4 (EFE).- Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari led a balanced scoring attack in a 113-96 win over the Utah Jazz, who fell a half game behind the Los Angeles Lakers in the battle for the eighth and final Western Conference playoff slot.</p> <p>The Italian sharpshooter scored nine consecutive points in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night's game at EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City to give Denver a cushion after the Jazz had pulled within 10.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.efe.com" class="button wire efe"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#efe"><span>Copyright EFE, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/agencia-efe/130404/jazz-dealt-setback-playoff-chase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets National Basketball Association Utah Jazz Agencia EFE Thu, 04 Apr 2013 14:00:43 +0000 5801593 at http://www.globalpost.com NBA: Veteran Miller shines in Nuggets' opener http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/nba-veteran-miller-shines-nuggets-opener <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Veteran guard Andre Miller scored the game-winning layup with 1.2 seconds left to lift the Denver Nuggets to a 97-95 win over Golden State in game one of their opening round NBA playoff series.</p> <p>The 37-year-old Miller clinched the home win for the Nuggets in Denver, as he beat Warriors defender Draymond Green one-on-one then sailed through the air to finish off the nifty shot.</p> <p>Miller drove left then shifted right to throw off Green, 23, who couldn't stay with the crafty veteran.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130420/nba-veteran-miller-shines-nuggets-opener" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Denver Nuggets National Basketball Association Wilson Chandler AFP Sun, 21 Apr 2013 01:45:12 +0000 5821341 at http://www.globalpost.com