Tag "Gary Harris"

What To Watch For On The Denver Nuggets’ Opening Night

After a whirlwind of an offseason, the NBA is already back and raring to go. The Denver Nuggets are less than three months removed from their final game of last season against the Los Angeles Lakers and have seen many things change.

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Denver Nuggets Persevering Despite Injury Plague

The Denver Nuggets are 7-3 in their last 10 games and are coming off a pair of huge wins against the Utah Jazz and the Eastern Conference-leading Milwaukee Bucks.

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Nuggets Open the Season with a Win

The Portland Trailblazers hadn’t lost a home opener at the Moda Center since 2000. Their run of 18 straight was good the longest active streak in the NBA until the Denver Nuggets came rolling into town with a chip on

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Denver Nuggets Preseason Observations

The Denver Nuggets capped off their impressive 4-0 preseason with a six-point win over the Portland Trailblazers. With the regular season just two days away, the major questions leading into the regular season would be: How does Jerami Grant fit

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2019-20 Marks Gary Harris’ Return to Dominance

The Nuggets captured the no. two seed in 2018-19 season despite one of their core players missing 30 games. If you were told that the Nuggets would miss a 17.5 PPG, 3 RPG, 3 APG player with efficient shooting ability

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Playoff Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers

Two teams that continue to surprise from the beginning of the season even to now as we get into the Western Conference Semifinals are facing off in the second round of the Western Conference Playoffs. The Nuggets find themselves in a place the franchise hasn’t been in a decade, the second round. It wasn’t a pretty series, but they now have the playoff experience that they lacked after going seven games and getting past the San Antonio Spurs. The Portland Trail Blazers are another team that is seeming to get hot at the right time. Damian Lillard is looking nearly unstoppable – watch his game five buzzer beater over Paul George to win the series against the Oklahoma City Thunder if you need an example. CJ McCollum is healthy and playing well. Those two playing well together is making them one of the most dangerous backcourt duos in the league today. These two teams are divisional rivals and always play competitive and spirited games every time the two teams are on the court. Here’s what to expect in this matchup of the Western Conference Semifinals.

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It’s Been 60 Games, but Denver’s Starting Five is Back Together Again

It all began when Will Barton landed awkwardly on a fastbreak layup and hurt his hip and core against the Phoenix Suns on October 20. Since then, a lingering hamstring injury to Gary Harris. A broken toe as well as ankle soreness for Paul Millsap. An ankle sprain for Jamal Murray and a controversial suspension of Nikola Jokic. Every starter has missed at least one game this season. Somehow, the incredible amount of depth the Denver Nuggets have has kept them in the top of the daunting Western Conference, but as the team begins the final stretch of the regular season, it’s time to get the opening night Starting Five back on the floor.

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From the Fan’s Eye at the Pepsi Center

“Everyone on your feet. No one sits until we score. Let’s make some noooiisssee!” That’s the opening you hear from PA announcer Kyle Speller just before the opening jump ball every night in the Pepsi Center or also know as “The Can,” and it was no different from Section 102 on Friday night.

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It’s Only Been Half the Season, but the Nuggets are Finally Getting Much Deserved Attention

Since the offseason, ESPN analyst Jalen Rose has been saying that this Denver Nuggets team can be a strong contender – a dark horse, able to hold its own even with the front runner Rockets and Warriors.

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Reaction to Nuggets vs Heat

Here’s my four takeaways from the Miami Heat’s 103-99 loss to the Denver Nuggets.

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