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Paul Klee: Keeping pace out West comes at a cost for Denver Nuggets — and Paul Millsap is worth it
Paul Klee: Keeping pace out West comes at a cost for Denver Nuggets — and Paul Millsap is worth it

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Jul 3, 2017

DENVER — There are nights, after Nuggets games, when Nikola Jokic requests a printed box score. He wants to see what all the fuss is about. Jokic is 22...

Paul Klee: Shown the way by Chauncey Billups and Derrick White, Colorado's D'Shawn Schwartz works toward NBA dream
Paul Klee: Shown the way by Chauncey Billups and Derrick White, Colorado's D'Shawn Schwartz works toward NBA dream

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Jul 3, 2017

BOULDER — This is one of the first college practices for D’Shawn Schwartz, a short and sweaty run to prepare for the CU basketball team’s tour...

Paul Klee: For a change, and for the fans, here's what is needed from the Rockies
Paul Klee: For a change, and for the fans, here's what is needed from the Rockies

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Jun 30, 2017

DENVER — For Rockies fans, this was always the fear. If this doesn’t work, what will? Losing eight straight games, as the Rockies have done, is a...

Paul Klee: Denver Nuggets should make Jamal Murray a cornerstone of franchise, not trade bait
Paul Klee: Denver Nuggets should make Jamal Murray a cornerstone of franchise, not trade bait

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Jun 28, 2017

DENVER — Don’t trade Jamal Murray. That’s the first step, Nuggets. Don’t let a disaster of a draft night determine you must do something dumb. Once...

Paul Klee: NBA draft brings applause for Derrick White, shrugs for Denver Nuggets
Paul Klee: NBA draft brings applause for Derrick White, shrugs for Denver Nuggets

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Jun 23, 2017

DENVER — Hear this through, because it’s not as bad as it sounds. Yet. But ask me when free agency is over. For now, the Nuggets had a bad draft...

Paul Klee: Sky Sox move stinks — and makes sense
Paul Klee: Sky Sox move stinks — and makes sense

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Jun 22, 2017

They’re still going to have Two-Dollar Tuesdays. For $2 you get a parking spot, game ticket, or a beer. Sox the Fox isn’t going anywhere; neither is...

Paul Klee: How do Denver Nuggets combat NBA 'superteams'? Build their own European superteam
Paul Klee: How do Denver Nuggets combat NBA 'superteams'? Build their own European superteam

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

DENVER - One of the more endearing exercises conducted by the Nuggets front office is the same kind of conversation you might hear at the neighborhood...

Paul Klee: Nolan Arenado stakes early claim to MVP as Rockies sweep Giants
Paul Klee: Nolan Arenado stakes early claim to MVP as Rockies sweep Giants

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, Jun 19, 2017

DENVER — The big mystery afterward: Whodunit? Who put the two-inch gash above Nolan Arenado’s left eyeball? In the video room positioned across the...

Paul Klee: NBA or nay, Air Force graduate Hayden Graham scores his shot with Denver Nuggets workout
Paul Klee: NBA or nay, Air Force graduate Hayden Graham scores his shot with Denver Nuggets workout

By: Paul Klee - 0 Fri, Jun 16, 2017

DENVER — At the risk of sounding like an Air Force recruiter — I’m not, and that’s probably for the best — here’s what I was thinking as Hayden...

Paul Klee: As Derrick White's storybook NBA career unfolds, don't forget the chapter written at UCCS
Paul Klee: As Derrick White's storybook NBA career unfolds, don't forget the chapter written at UCCS

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Jun 15, 2017

DENVER — Hopefully this part doesn’t get forgotten. Hopefully, as Derrick White builds a long, lucrative NBA career, the chapter he wrote at UCCS is...

Paul Klee: Paxton Lynch or Trevor Siemian? Denver Broncos should ask 'No Fly Zone'
Paul Klee: Paxton Lynch or Trevor Siemian? Denver Broncos should ask 'No Fly Zone'

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Jun 14, 2017

ENGLEWOOD — Hey, remember that time Super Bowl champion and professional flamethrower Aaron Rodgers brought the Green Bay Packers into the "No Fly...

Paul Klee: Rockin' Rockies blast Cubs, turn June swoon into June boon
Paul Klee: Rockin' Rockies blast Cubs, turn June swoon into June boon

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Jun 10, 2017

DENVER — It’s not you, 2016 World Series teams. It’s them. The Rockies have a terrible memory. They forget things. Or are they simply ignoring the...

Paul Klee: Atop the NL and under the (expletive) skin of opponents, Colorado Rockies thump Cleveland Indians
Paul Klee: Atop the NL and under the (expletive) skin of opponents, Colorado Rockies thump Cleveland Indians

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, Jun 8, 2017

DENVER — Don’t blame Terry Francona. Who wouldn’t have road rage after playing these Rockies? “I don’t give a (expletive) about them right now,”...

Paul Klee: Colorado Rockies' storybook start adds best chapter yet — Chad Bettis returns
Paul Klee: Colorado Rockies' storybook start adds best chapter yet — Chad Bettis returns

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, Jun 7, 2017

DENVER — The best thing I’ve seen at Coors Field this season happened Tuesday. And that says something, since the Rockies were 36-23 entering a...

Paul Klee: Snapchat snafu puts Will
Paul Klee: Snapchat snafu puts Will "White Shoes" Parks in hot water with Broncos

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, Jun 6, 2017

ENGLEWOOD — This time, Willy “White Shoes” Parks stepped over the line. His brainpower is questionable to return. “First of all, it’s two...

Paul Klee: Denver Nuggets' summer radar should focus on Clippers vet Blake Griffin, Gonzaga's  Zach Collins
Paul Klee: Denver Nuggets' summer radar should focus on Clippers vet Blake Griffin, Gonzaga's Zach Collins

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, Jun 3, 2017

DENVER — It wasn’t that long ago they burned his jersey and bid LeBron James a bitter farewell. Now, forced to choose, a solid chunk of NBA...

Paul Klee: In choosing Denver Broncos' quarterback, decision must come sooner rather than later
Paul Klee: In choosing Denver Broncos' quarterback, decision must come sooner rather than later

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, May 31, 2017

ENGLEWOOD — Here’s how the practice ended. Let me know if it reminds you of anything.  After a near interception by T.J. Ward, he and Aqib Talib...

Paul Klee: Tyler Chatwood's struggles at Coors Field put Colorado Rockies in a pickle
Paul Klee: Tyler Chatwood's struggles at Coors Field put Colorado Rockies in a pickle

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, May 30, 2017

DENVER — The Coors Field thing is real. We joke about it, how the big, bad, Voodoo monster at 20th and Blake is where solid pitching goes to vanish;...

Paul Klee: Rolling Colorado Rockies send a message to MLB's doubters
Paul Klee: Rolling Colorado Rockies send a message to MLB's doubters

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, May 29, 2017

DENVER — Winning the National League West can wait. For now, the Rockies are on a mission from God’s country: take back Coors Field. “I heard some...

Paul Klee: Fountain-Fort Carson track star Jequan Hogan leaps into state record books
Paul Klee: Fountain-Fort Carson track star Jequan Hogan leaps into state record books

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, May 21, 2017

LAKEWOOD — We leaned against a chain-link fence on Saturday, admiring his triple-jump score. It hung on a flip card, like a bat signal announcing his...

Paul Klee: Add 'triskaidekaphobia' to list of Denver Nuggets issues in NBA draft lottery
Paul Klee: Add 'triskaidekaphobia' to list of Denver Nuggets issues in NBA draft lottery

By: Paul Klee - 0 Mon, May 15, 2017

DENVER — What are you afraid of? “I have a fear of spiders,” Dr. David Shanley said Monday. OK, good. I feel better now. If a psychologist who...

Paul Klee: Jon Gray gives rolling Rockies an ace up the sleeve
Paul Klee: Jon Gray gives rolling Rockies an ace up the sleeve

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, May 14, 2017

DENVER — To Jon Gray’s left and to his right, the media swarm in the Rockies clubhouse shuffled between lockers, scoring sound bytes and...

Paul Klee: Curses! Tom Brady on 'Madden' cover gives hope to Broncos and rest of NFL
Paul Klee: Curses! Tom Brady on 'Madden' cover gives hope to Broncos and rest of NFL

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sat, May 13, 2017

DENVER — Hey, Michigan man. Do you believe in the Madden curse? “Shoot, actually, that was the first thing I thought of,” Broncos rookie tight end...

Paul Klee: Don't look now, but Colorado Rockies are for real
Paul Klee: Don't look now, but Colorado Rockies are for real

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, May 11, 2017

DENVER — The Rockies are coming, y’all. “I thought about a no-hitter in the fifth inning,” rookie right-hander German Marquez said, without the aid...

Paul Klee: Root for the... Cubs? Colorado sports fandom changed forever with population boom
Paul Klee: Root for the... Cubs? Colorado sports fandom changed forever with population boom

By: Paul Klee - 0 Tue, May 9, 2017

DENVER — Raising your kids as Raiders fans is just bad parenting. But the rest of those moving to Colorado wearing jerseys from faraway...

Paul Klee: With Cubs on deck, Rockies rookies Freeland, Senzatela take center stage
Paul Klee: With Cubs on deck, Rockies rookies Freeland, Senzatela take center stage

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, May 7, 2017

DENVER — What more can be said of the rookies in the Rockies rotation? But the Rox are not resting on the laurels of sweet...

Paul Klee: UNC's Kyle Sloter, the other guy in quarterback shuffle, brings brains to Broncos
Paul Klee: UNC's Kyle Sloter, the other guy in quarterback shuffle, brings brains to Broncos

By: Paul Klee - 0 Thu, May 4, 2017

DENVER — This guy, Kyle Sloter?  You want him on your Tuesday trivia team. Or on open comedy night. Or, if the Broncos quarterback situation...

Paul Klee: Broncos sting Chiefs, again, by signing Jamaal Charles
Paul Klee: Broncos sting Chiefs, again, by signing Jamaal Charles

By: Paul Klee - 0 Wed, May 3, 2017

DENVER — Think of what you hate the most.  Rush-hour traffic? Flying with a head cold? A mosquito bite on your big toe?  That’s the...

Paul Klee: NFL draft's next big thing is Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen
Paul Klee: NFL draft's next big thing is Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Apr 30, 2017

DENVER — When the quarterback from the University of Wyoming goes No. 1 overall in the 2018 NFL draft, let’s skip the Wild West props.  No...

Paul Klee: Carlos Henderson the gem in Denver Broncos' 2017 draft
Paul Klee: Carlos Henderson the gem in Denver Broncos' 2017 draft

By: Paul Klee - 0 Sun, Apr 30, 2017

ENGLEWOOD — Hey, Carlos Henderson. Wanna race? “I’ll race you,” the best pick of the Broncos’ draft class countered, trying not to laugh. "No...

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