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Paul Klee

Denver Sports Columnist

Paul Klee is the Denver-based sports columnist for The Gazette, with a focus on the Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets and Avalanche. The addicted fly fisherman grew up in Denver and returned home to join the newspaper's staff in 2012. He credits his chocolate Lab, the Maya Bear, with all of his good column ideas.

Mavericks Nuggets Basketball
Dallas Mavericks guard Devin Harris, right, drives to the rim past Denver Nuggets guard Gary Harris in the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Ducks Avalanche Hockey
Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, front, gestures to goaltender Jonathan Bernier after McKinnon scored a goal against the Anaheim Ducks in the second period of an NHL hockey game Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Hawks Nuggets Basketball
Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone directs his team against the Atlanta Hawks in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Nuggets Kings Basketball
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, right, goes to the basket against Sacramento Kings forward Skal Labissiere during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
Arizona Colorado Basketball
Colorado guard McKinley Wright IV, right, looks to pass the ball as Arizona guard Parker Jackson-Cartwright defends in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Broncos Redskins Football
Denver Broncos general manage John Elway walks onto the filed prior to an NFL football game between the Denver Broncos and Washington Redskins, Sunday, Dec. 24, 2017, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally)
Broncos Football
Denver Broncos head coach Vance Joseph looks on during a drill at NFL football organized team activities at the team's headquarters Tuesday, May 23, 2017, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Broncos head coach Vance Joseph walks the sidelines during the first quarter Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver.   (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Broncos head coach Vance Joseph walks the sidelines during the first quarter Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver. (The Gazette, Christian Murdock)
Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, left, throws against the Denver Broncos during the first half of an NFL football game against the Denver Broncos, Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/Joe Mahoney )