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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.

Nuggets Millsap Basketball
Denver Nuggets new NBA basketball forward Paul Millsap, second from left, holds up his new jersey as Josh Kroenke, team president and governor, left, Tim Connelly, president of basketball operations and Arturas Karnisovas, general manager of the Nuggets, join in for a photograph during Millsap's introduction to the media at a news conference Thursday, July 13, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
White Sox Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland acknowledges the applause of the crowd as he heads to the dugout after being pulled from the mound when his no-hit bid was broken by a single off the bat of Chicago White Sox Melky Cabrera with one out in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Denver. The Rockies won 10-0. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
White Sox Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland delivers to Chicago White Sox's Adam Engel in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas (88) reels in a pass from quarterback Peyton Manning (18) for a touchdown during a preseason game between the Denver Brocos and the St. Louis Rams on Saturday, August 24, 2013 at Sports Authority Field at Mile High Stadium in Denver, CO. Photo by: Kent Nishimura, The Gazette
Indians Rockies Baseball
Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez follows the flight of his two-run home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger in the third inning of an interleague baseball game Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Nuggets Hawks Basketball
Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap (4) drives against Denver Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler (21) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Sand Creek point guard D'Shawn Schwartz in action during the Sand Creek and Vista Ridge boys basketball game at Sand Creek High School on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Photo by Stacie Scott, The Gazette
Rockies Brewers Opener Baseball
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2016, fie photo, Colorado Rockies pitcher Jon Gray works against the San Francisco Giants during a baseball game in San Francisco. Junior Guerra pitched in Mexico and Italy before finding success with the Milwaukee Brewers. Gray arrived in Colorado just a couple years after being taken with the third overall pick in the 2013 amateur draft by the Rockies. Two right-handers who took disparate roads to the majors will share a unique distinction on Monday, April 3: opening day starters when the Rockies visit the Brewers at Miller Park. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
Pelicans Nuggets Basketball
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, right, is fouled by New Orleans Pelicans forward Dante Cunningham during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, April 7, 2017, in Denver. The Nuggets won 122-106. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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Colorado's Derrick White drives past Eastern Washington's Bogdan Bliznyuk during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 in Boulder, Colo. (Cliff Grassmick/Daily Camera via AP)