Archive for January, 2010

Krieger: It’s time to point out Billups is Nuggets’ MVP

A year ago, in a sentimental return to Colorado, Chauncey Billups was an NBA all-star. This year he’s not, even though he’s scoring more than he ever has as a pro, including last year.

LeBron leads Cavs to 94-73 victory

LeBron James finished with 22 points, a season-high 13 assists and nine rebounds in the Cavaliers 94-73 victory over the Pacers on Friday.

All-Star Durant scorches Nuggets

Kevin Durant scored 30 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder snapped Denver’s nine-game winning streak with a 101-84 victory Friday night, limiting the Nuggets to their lowest scoring output of the season.

LAKERS: Kobe matches Iverson’s third-quarter spurt in 99-91 victory over Philly

For a while, it seemed like old times. Allen Iverson went a little crazy in the third quarter Friday night, a sellout crowd rose to its feet and the Lakers got a little nervous as their lead began to shrink with each possession.

Mailbag: Less means more from K-Mart

Denver Post sports writer Benjamin Hochman posts his Nuggets Mailbag on Tuesdays during the 2009-10 NBA season.

Granger’s 26 lift Pacers on road

Allen Iverson expected the Philadelphia 76ers to own the kind of killer instinct that can finish off teams for good once they build a double-digit lead.

J.R. issue threatens Nuggets’ goal

J.R. Smith scored 12 points off the bench Monday night against the Bobcats after the Nuggets decided not to suspend him.

Top 10 Eye-Popping Dunks of All Time

Here is my top ten list of eye-popping dunks. I’m talking about the ones that get you jumping out of your chair, screaming “there’s no way that just happened”. I’m not judging difficulty of the dunk or the importance of the dunk in the game.

Iverson to start All-Star Game; Nash gets nod over McGrady

Allen Iverson was voted to start in the All-Star game Thursday, while Steve Nash and Tim Duncan made late moves to claim starting spots for the Western Conference.

Ramsey: Billups leads Nuggets’ golden era

Chauncey Billups leads the best basketball team ever to compete in Colorado. It’s time to enjoy the show.

Iverson named All-Star starter despite worst year

“Iverson’s popularity lands starting spot for East All-Stars” is how NBA.com framed the issue in a headline.

NBA Roundup: Celtics’ Allen questions All-Star selection process

Unwanted by their teams, Allen Iverson and Tracy McGrady are still adored by their fans.

Celticsa Allen seeks change in All-Star voting

Despite having little to no impact this season, Philadelphias Allen Iverson and Houstons Tracy McGrady head into the final hours of voting in position to start at guard in the NBA All-Star Game.And as fans show signs of getting it so wrong, Boston guard Ray Allen thinks its time to limit their influence.

Jamie Samuelsen’s blog: McDyess is right and wrong about Chauncey trade

Jamie Samuelsen, the sports director for the morning show on WCSX-FM , blogs for freep.com. His opinions do not necessarily reflect those of the Detroit Free Press nor its writers.

Allen Iverson can expect to hear it from the Palace crowd

Allen Iverson likely will receive a chorus of boos when he returns to the Palace tonight for the first time since he played for the Pistons last season.