Paul Klee

Denver Sports Columnist

Paul covers the Broncos and Rockies, with an eye on the Nuggets, Avalanche and other Denver-area topics.

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Klee: On Independence Day, an ode to the anthem

By: Paul klee

DENVER - She sang for an audience of Britney Spears and L.A. Reid, an audition for the television show "X Factor."

Gracie Sprague was just 14. That experience remains memorable, just as her tryout next...

Klee: Hall of Famer Larry Brown: Emmanuel Mudiay 'perfect' for Denver Nuggets

By: PAUL KLEE The Gazette

DENVER - He played for the Denver Rockets of the ABA and coached the Nuggets into the NBA. He lived in Boulder a few years ago and cites locals Bill Ficke, Tad Boyle, Larry Eustachy and Chauncey Billups among his...

Klee: Get to know Emmanuel Mudiay, Denver Nuggets' draft steal

By: Paul klee

DENVER - His created-by-God-to-play-basketball physique screams "ready now." Emmanuel Mudiay is thick, like an NFL tailback, if NFL tailbacks were 6-foot-5.

He's 210 pounds but not a ferocious athlete, not a...

Klee: Draft night can make Denver Nuggets cool again

By: PAUL KLEE The Gazette

DENVER — The visual of Andre Iguodala smooching a trophy as NBA Finals MVP had the same effect on Nuggets fans as month-old Chipotle.

It was Iguodala, allegedly acting as the mole, who tipped off the...

Klee: Mike Malone presents strong voice as Denver Nuggets coach

By: PAUL KLEE The Gazette

DENVER - It was 1994, and Greg Kampe had an opening for an assistant coach on his basketball staff at Oakland University. The "Bad Boys" were just down the road in Detroit, and Pistons assistant Brendan Malone came...

Klee: Denver Nuggets have a coach, now must earn trust

By: Paul Klee, The Gazette

DENVER — I want to believe in Mike Malone. When it comes to the Denver Nuggets, any sliver of optimism would be met with birds chirping and leprechauns dancing.

But Nuggets ownership makes it awfully tough...

Klee: Air Force's Ben Garland changing the storyline with Broncos

By: PAUL KLEE The Gazette

DENVER - This is mission impossible, trying to get Ben Garland to talk about himself. That time the Denver Broncos held a benefit for victims of the Aurora theater shootings and Garland showed up unannounced?


Friday Faceoff: Who is better: LeBron James or Michael Jordan?

By: Paul Klee and David Ramsey, The Gazette

Gazette columnists Paul Klee and David Ramsey debate the question.