Archive for February, 2009

Nuggets beat misfiring Lakers

The Denver Nuggets showed they can not be counted out of NBA title race just yet, ending a nine-game losing skid in style with a 90-79 win over the league-leading Los Angeles Lakers.

Iverson Has MRI Exam, Replaced In Starting Lineup

Pistons guard Allen Iverson missed Friday’s 93-85 win against the Orlando Magic after returning to Detroit for an MRI exam on his stiff back.

Nuggets Feel Bruised After Hard-Won Battle Against Atlanta, 110-109

“I’m happy that we won,'’ Billups told reporters, “but I’m just disappointed in how we won.'’ The game finished with Billups on a season-high 33-point tear missing a field goal with 6.9 seconds left in the …

Game time key for new Bulls

Ask any NBA player if he’d prefer practice or a game, and the universal response would rival Allen Iverson ’s famous and incredulous diatribe.

Nuggets’ Nene day-to-day with bone bruise

Denver Nuggets forward Nene had an MRI performed on Monday and it confirmed the original diagnosis of a bone bruise in his right knee.

Keeping Miller right move for Sixers

The joke when Andre Miller’s strained right calf limited his speed and jumping ability was how anyone could tell the difference.

Pistons look to halt losing skid

Richard Hamilton of the Detroit Pistons reacts after a play against the Boston Celtics during Game Five.

Miller relaxed about trade possibility

There are just hours left until the trade deadline expires at 3 p.m. today, and Andre Miller is still a 76er.

Allen Iverson Remains an All-Star with Pistons

First of all, these observant fans and observers have been wrong all these years for criticizing Allen Iverson or joining forces against Allen Iverson because of corn rows.

Kobe’s No. 1, but LBJ and Pierce loom large.

It’s called the second half, but the NBA’s post-All-Star break schedule more accurately is described as the Daytona 500 after the final pit stop.

English by far tops Denver with 8

The Nuggets are pushing 30. Chauncey Billups’ selection to the Western Conference all-star team gave Denver 29 in franchise history.

Allen Iverson Cuts His Hair as Disappointing Season Continues

But nowadays, Allen Iverson’s biggest noise is from his haircut. After 12 years of playing with braids, Allen Iverson cut his trademark hair before his start in tonight’s All-Star Game.

Carmelo in comfort zone as Denver’s main man

The focus here was Carmelo Anthony. What does his game look like with Allen Iverson elsewhere and with Chauncey Billups running the show? The bottom line is that Melo is now the Nuggets’ one and only go-to …

Nuggets get first win at Orlando in 15 years

Maybe it was Disney World. Maybe it was the humidity. Or maybe they were just outmatched.Whatever the reasons, the Denver Nuggets couldn’t leave Orlando with a win.Until now.Behind Carmelo Anthony’s …

All-Star snubs say something about Carmelo Anthony

This kid’s not alright Denver coach George Karl says Carmelo Anthony is ‘the best small forward in the Western Conference,’ but for the fifth time in his career, Anthony has not been voted to the All-Star team …