Denver Nuggets

Dylan Guest - May 11, 2022

After falling short to the Golden State Warriors in round one of the NBA playoffs, the Denver Nuggets can look into offseason trades to bolster their roster. Nikola Jokic is an established star, and more than capable of being the best player on a championship team. Denver, however, lacked a great supporting cast due to injuries to Jamal […]

Dylan Guest - Mar 31, 2022

The Denver Nuggets continue to defy logic by playing like a great team without budding stars in Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. Much of this, of course, is due to the absolute brilliance of Nikola Jokic. The big man may very well be on his way to a second consecutive MVP award by leading the Nuggets into the […]

Jonah Freelander - Mar 8, 2022

What a wild weekend in the NBA! Last week, all eyes were on Ja Morant and his mystifying talent keeping the Memphis Grizzlies firmly entrenched as a top-4 seed in the Western Conference. There’s more parity and young talent in the league now than there’s been in 20 years. With five weeks to play in […]

Mac Smith - Oct 20, 2021

This is the second half of my October 20 NBA predictions. The early games can be found here. The interesting late games include 76ers vs Pelicans, Kings vs Trail Blazers, and the ESPN game of Nuggets vs Suns. Both the Nuggets and the Suns are championship contenders, so it should be a good early season […]

Dylan Guest - Oct 6, 2021

It’s almost here. The NBA season tips off in two weeks. Plenty of teams shook things up, some got better and some got worse, but the elite players are expected to continue in their ways. Take a look at the preseason NBA MVP top five power rankings. Preseason NBA MVP Top Five Rankings The Beast […]

Mac Smith - Sep 22, 2021

The Denver Nuggets are coming off a historic 2020-21 season which saw Nikola Jokic take home MVP. He was the first in franchise history to do so. They went through a lot of ups and downs last year, as Denver managed to get the 3rd seed but ended up losing to the Phoenix Suns in […]

Lawrence George - Sep 15, 2021

Over the past decade, the Northwest Division has been known as the most competitive division in the NBA. This season is set to be no different with the Denver Nuggets, Minnesota Timberwolves, Oklahoma City Thunder, Portland Trailblazers, and Utah Jazz all set to compete against each other to assume the divisional crown. NBA 2021-22 Win/Loss […]

Corey Ghee - Aug 6, 2021

Jeff Green signed with the Denver Nuggets Tuesday evening. The two sides agreed to a two-year contract worth $10 million. This contract ties him down through the 2023 season. Free agent forward/center Jeff Green has agreed to a two-year, $10 million deal with the Denver Nuggets, his agent Jason Glushon of @GlushonSM tells ESPN. The […]

NBA Champion
Last Word Staff - Jun 16, 2021

There will be a new NBA Champion this season, no matter which team hoists the Larry O’Brien trophy at season’s end. With NBA Finals usual suspects LeBron James and Stephen Curry out of the picture, the race to the top of the NBA is wide open. Between the teams remaining in the 2021 NBA Playoffs, […]

After a decade of not being in the playoffs, the Phoenix Suns have advanced to the Western Conference Finals after sweeping the Denver Nuggets. This series is also the first time a Chris Paul-led team has completed a sweep in the playoffs. While a lot of predictions had the Suns winning this series, many weren’t expecting […]

Nikola Jokic has been named the MVP of the NBA. This is a historic announcement. Jokic is not only the first Denver Nugget to ever win the illustrious award but he is also the lowest drafted player to accomplish this feat. Nikola Jokic Named NBA MVP The Nuggets drafted Jokic with the 41st pick in […]

And then there were four left in the Wild Wild West. The Phoenix Suns and the Denver Nuggets will now face off after taking down their first-round opponents in six games. This will be the first time that these two teams have met in the playoffs in 32 years. Let’s look at the matchup and […]

Dylan Guest - Jun 6, 2021

The Denver Nuggets emerged triumphant over the Portland Trail Blazers in their six-game series. Portland stole game one in Denver, the Nuggets followed up with two wins then won another two after their next loss. All in all, the series was packed with a punch of offense and stellar superstar play. Denver Nuggets vs Portland […]

Antony Tzedek - Jun 3, 2021

The NBA regular season is a wrap. It’s now time to recognize the best and select the recipient of the 2021 NBA MVP award. ‘Tis also the season in which battle lines are drawn in anticipation of arguably the best two words in sports entertainment: playoff basketball. Fans will don the jerseys of their favorite […]

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Last Word Staff - May 28, 2021

The current basketball season is nearing completion. In Europe, it remains to identify the winners of the national championships. The long-awaited final four in the Euroleague will take place in Cologne in the very near future. In North America, things are just starting to get really hot as the NBA has kicked off its playoff […]

Dylan Guest - May 19, 2021

Northwest division rivalries. Superstar players. Deep supporting casts. The first-round matchup between the third-seed Denver Nuggets and the sixth-seed Portland Trail Blazers will have plenty of talking points and is shaping up to be a thriller. NBA Playoffs Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers Strong Regular Seasons Both teams had strong regular seasons and […]

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Dylan Guest - May 11, 2022

It’s safe to say that things aren’t going well in Phoenix after the Suns collapsed against the Dallas Mavericks in game seven of the Western Conference semi-finals. Phoenix enjoyed a phenomenal regular season but is now out of the running in an embarrassing fashion. Star center Deandre Ayton is an impending free agent, and landing […]

Lester Mondragon - May 11, 2022

Professional basketball players in the NBA come and go. Phenomenal hoopsters seldom present themselves in the limelight with the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Julius Erving, Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, and LeBron James to name a few. Then comes the latest of them all, the unguardable Luka Doncic. The Unguardable Luka Doncic Doncic landed his first […]

Michael Love - May 11, 2022

After a pair of grueling second-round series, the Golden State Warriors and Dallas Mavericks are set to square off in the Western Conference Finals. The series starts in San Francisco since the Warriors clinched home-court advantage with a superior regular-season record. However, Dallas beat Golden State in three of their four matchups despite being the […]

The Miami Heat and Boston Celtics are set to square off in the Eastern Conference Finals. This rematch of the 2019-20 ECF features two of the most influential franchises in the history of the NBA. These two teams match up well on paper and this series has the potential to be a memorable one. Eastern […]

The Boston Celtics defeated the Milwaukee Bucks to punch their ticket to the Eastern Conference Finals. This win gives the Celtics their 37th conference finals appearance. Milwaukee’s loss means that the NBA will be crowning a new champion this season.  How the Boston Celtics Beat the Milwaukee Bucks A Tale of Two Halfs The first […]

Wyatt Carlson - May 11, 2022

The NBA recently announced the introduction of a new set of trophies. These trophies are the Larry Bird Trophy which represents the Eastern Conference Finals MVP, and the Magic Johnson Trophy which represents the Western Conference Finals MVP. With both conference finals set, here are the favorites to be named the MVPs. Conference Finals MVP […]

Michael Love - May 11, 2022

The series that started with back-to-back ejections ends with the Grizzlies being ejected from the playoffs. The Golden State Warriors beat Memphis 110-96 in Game 6 and sealed their series victory. Injuries and suspensions overshadowed the on-court results of the first three games. Golden State overcame Draymond Green’s ejection as the Warriors beat Memphis in […]

Dylan Guest - May 11, 2022

In a tense seven-game series, the fourth-seed Dallas Mavericks ousted the first-seed Phoenix Suns in the Western Conference semi-finals. It was tense until game seven, at least, where the Mavericks showed clear dominance. Luka Doncic was firing on all cylinders and received plenty of help from vital teammates such as Jalen Brunson. Dallas advances to the Western Conference […]