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  • Afflalo helps Denver end seven-game losing streak

    NEW ORLEANS - Arron Afflalo scored 20 points and the Denver Nuggets snapped a seven-game losing streak, 93-85 over the New Orleans Pelicans on Wednesday. Afflalo hit four 3-pointers, the last with 2:32 left to increase Denver's then-tenuous lead to 89-85. After that, the Pelicans were unable to score another point and saw their four-game...

  • Denver blows late shots in OT home loss to Wizards

    DENVER - John Wall scored six of his 19 points in overtime and had 16 assists as the Washington Wizards beat the Denver Nuggets 117-115 on Sunday. Kris Humphries had a season-high 21 points and 14 rebounds to help Washington stop a two-game skid. Ty Lawson had 31 points and 12 assists in his return to the Nuggets' lineup. Lawson missed a...

  • Klee: Ty Lawson's arrest adds to disarray of Denver Nuggets

    DENVER - The Nuggets stink, and most of them don't seem to give a flip. Too many of them are here as hired mercenaries. (Whoops. I wrote that already, back in November. OK, let's try this again.) Ty Lawson was arrested for careless driving, speeding and suspicion of DUI around 1 a.m. Friday morning. Lawson reportedly told a police officer...

  • 4 O'Clock Shadow: Excerpts from a conversation with George Karl

    Klee's 4 O'Clock Shadow... an afternoon blog on the day's buzz... Bad news out of Nuggets camp today. Well, more bad news. We'll be at Pepsi Center in a few hours to cover the Ty Lawson ordeal. Anyway, you may have read our column with George Karl on Sunday. The former Nuggets coach shed some light on the end of his tenure. For the Nuggets...

  • Denver Nuggets' Ty Lawson arrested on suspicion of DUI

    DENVER — Denver police say they have arrested Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson for investigation of driving under the influence. In a statement, the police said Lawson was stopped after an officer saw a car being driven fast and carelessly early Friday. Denver police say he was arrested at 1:19 a.m. in the 3400 block of Park Avenue West after...

  • Leonard has double-double as Spurs beat Nuggets

    DENVER — Kawhi Leonard had 17 points and 15 rebounds in another strong outing since returning from a hand injury, and the San Antonio Spurs won their fourth in a row by beating the Denver Nuggets 109-99 on Tuesday night. Tony Parker scored 18 points and Tim Duncan added 16, all in the second half, to help the Spurs beat the Nuggets for the...

  • KLEE: For Broncos after John Fox, are George Karl's Nuggets a cautionary tale?

    DENVER — I wonder if the Broncos just made the same mistake the Nuggets did. Yes, it's fair to wonder. I wonder if front-office arrogance trumped on-field competence. I wonder if Twitter muscle pushed a good man and a better coach out of town too soon. I wonder if the Broncos focused on the playoff losses when John Fox's wins were taken for...

  • Wiggins scores 31 as Timberwolves beat Nuggets

    DENVER — Andrew Wiggins scored a career-high 31 points and Robbie Hummel had two big tip-in baskets in the fourth quarter, helping the Minnesota Timberwolves hold off the Denver Nuggets 113-105 on Saturday night. The dynamic rookie out of Kansas was 11 of 17 from the floor, including four 3-pointers, as Minnesota improved to 4-16 on the road...

  • Nowitzki, Mavs split home-and-home with Nuggets

    DALLAS — It sure appeared a night of rest did Dirk Nowitzki some good when he scored the first 10 Dallas points without missing a shot. The 36-year-old forward didn't quite maintain that pace in his return to the lineup, but the early cushion was enough to keep the Mavericks ahead throughout in a quick rematch with Denver. Nowitzki scored...

  • Friday Faceoff: What should the Nuggets do now?

    Now is the time for mediocre Nuggets to stockpile picks By Matt Wiley I believe it was Albert Einstein who said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. It appears that Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly isn't quite ready for a mental health facility despite his previous...

  • KLEE: Denver Nuggets just treading water, must continue making moves

    DENVER - Mark Cuban was there. If we're lucky, he'll buy the Colorado Rockies, too. The family of Jusuf Nurkic was there, all the way from Bosnia, five layovers later. Dirk Nowitzki, Rajon Rondo and Tyson Chandler were there, in sweats. None of the trio played for the Mavericks in a 114-107 loss to the Nuggets. They took the night off. But...

  • Lawson, Faried lead Nuggets past Mavericks

    DENVER — Ty Lawson had 29 points and 12 assists and the Denver Nuggets beat the slumping Dallas Mavericks 114-107 on Wednesday night. Kenneth Faried scored four of his 22 points down the stretch and grabbed 14 rebounds to help the Nuggets run their winning streak to five. Dallas coach Rick Carlisle gave three of his best players the night...

  • Denver Nuggets send Nate Robinson back to Boston

      Nate Robinson played 81 games for the Celtics in 2010 and 2011, having some big playoff moments along side Glen Davis — Shrek and Donkey — and becoming a fan favorite. Which happens everywhere he lands.   It’s just not the same with the coaches, so Robinson lands a lot of places.   Robinson is on the move again, soon...

  • Nuggets beat Kings for 4th straight win

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Arron Afflalo and Ty Lawson each scored 22 points, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings 118-108 on Friday night for their fourth consecutive victory. The Nuggets erased a six-point halftime deficit by outscoring the Kings 36-15 in the third period. Kenneth Faried's three-point play put Denver ahead by 20 with...

  • Lawson scores 23 as Nuggets edge Magic

    DENVER — Ty Lawson scored 23 points, Arron Afflalo had 17 against his former team, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Orlando Magic 93-90 on Wednesday night for their third consecutive win. The Nuggets also got a key contribution from Jusuf Nurkic, who had eight points in his first career start in place of Timofey Mozgov, who was traded to...

  • Watch: Former Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov's top dunks - on him

    Former Nuggets center Timofey Mozgov is a shot blocker – and as a rim protector he is often on the wrong side of highlights getting dunked on. The best dunk of Blake Griffin’s career was probably over Mozgov, when Mozgov played for the Knicks in 2010.

  • Report: Nuggets trade Mozgov to Cavs for draft picks

    CLEVELAND — A person familiar with the trade says the Cavaliers are close to acquiring center Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets for two future first-round draft picks. The Cavs have targeted Mozgov for several months and reached agreement in principle on the deal Wednesday, said the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition...

  • Report: Avs, Nuggets owner plans NFL stadium in Los Angeles County

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. — The owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles County, boosting the chances that pro football could return to the region, according to a newspaper report. Stan Kroenke has partnered with Stockbridge Capital Group, owners of the 238-acre Hollywood Park site in Inglewood, the Los Angeles...

  • Nuggets rout travel-weary Grizzlies

    DENVER — Ty Lawson scored 25 points, rookie Jusuf Nurkic provided a lift inside by blocking a career-best five shots, and the Denver Nuggets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 114-85 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. Arron Afflalo added 23 points and Kenneth Faried had 13 points and 13 rebounds as the Nuggets kept...

  • Rose leads Bulls over Nuggets

    CHICAGO — Derrick Rose scored 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Denver Nuggets 106-101 on Thursday night. Jimmy Butler scored 26 for Chicago, and Pau Gasol added 17 points, nine rebounds and a career-high nine blocks. The late surge by Rose lifted the Bulls to their 11th win in 13 games. The 2011 NBA...

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