Archive for October, 2007

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“And they were talented and they played really, really good together.”

On April 18, 1988, six days before the Nuggets won their team-record 54th game, a sweaty Doug Moe gathered the media in his McNichols Sports Arena office after a win that night in an attempt to quell the … via Denver Post

Monday’s Nuggets report

“It’d be crazy to say that any team I’m on is not my team. I feel it is my team. But it’s Melo’s team as well. It’s Marcus’ team. It’s Kenyon’s team. It’s all of our team. . . . It’s even George’s squad.”

By Aaron J. Lopez, Rocky Mountain News and The Associated Press October 30, 2007 Starting at power forward . via Rocky Mountain News

Western Conference by division

In order of predicted finish NORTHWEST DIVISION Denver: The Nuggets’ legitimacy depends largely on the health of Kenyon Martin. via Detroit News

5 questions for Carmelo Anthony

By Aaron J. Lopez, Rocky Mountain News October 29, 2007 Kids. They grow up so fast. via Rocky Mountain News

“ESPN Page 2 - The Sports Guy: The next NBA champs” on

“I would go out there and play, whether it’s being a little bit weak or whatever, hurting a little bit, I would still go out there and play.”

ESPN Page 2 - The Sports Guy: The next NBA champs Quote: Who’ll be NBA champs this season? I’m afraid there’s only one answer… Yeah… ESPN magazine’s Bill Simmons picks, you guessed it, the Spurs to win the … via

30Q: Will Iverson be your ‘Answer’?

Thirty teams, 30 burning fantasy questions. Throughout the preseason, we put one of these questions to an analyst for an in-depth look at the most interesting, perplexing or dumbfounding fantasy facet … via ESPN

Atkins out six to eight weeks

Chucky Atkins knew it was bad. He didn’t know it would be this bad. The Nuggets announced Saturday they expect Atkins, who had an MRI, to be out six to eight weeks with a severe right groin strain. via Rocky Mountain News

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“He’ll be all right. He’s tough. He said it wasn’t that serious. Hopefully it wasn’t that serious and we’ll get him back before the regular season.”

The Denver Post - K-Mart in waiting game Quote: “My gut feeling says even if he’s playing well, we’ll just pull him out and try to win the game with someone else. via

Strawberry buzzer beater downs Nuggets

Rookie D.J. Strawberry ’s three-pointer with 3.3 seconds remaining lifted Phoenix to a 116-113 pre-season victory over the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night, as the Suns celebrated all-star Amare Stoudemire ’s … via

K-Mart in waiting game

“It depends on the games, depends on the situations, the minutes and where they come from.”

Nuggets forward Kenyon Martin stretches with teammate Allen Iverson before practice last Friday. via Denver Post

Bucks get lost in transition

“We all know that’s one of his strengths and so he may be in a position coming off (the bench) where we look to get him the ball.”

Michael Redd, left, holds back guard Mo Williams after he was ejected by referee Ed Malloy Tuesday. via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Nugs’ Karl still looking for answers

“I need a little bit of conditioning.”

George Karl sat down with his staff Monday to discuss the state of the Nuggets as the preseason winds to its conclusion. via Denver Post

Recap: Denver vs. Milwaukee

Allen Iverson scored 21 points, as the Denver Nuggets dropped the Milwaukee Bucks, 114-102, in preseason action at the Pepsi Center. via Miami Herald

Philadelphia 76ers 2007-08 Season Preview

The 76ers have a completely new look after dealing All-Star guard Allen Iverson to the Denver Nuggets on December 19, 2006. via Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Pistons pile up points

“We could actually hear what their coaches were saying in the pregame warm-ups. The sound would travel up through the heating ducts.”

The sellout crowd of 11,733 that packed Van Andel Arena Wednesday might have been initially disappointed by all the missing big-name players — Chauncey Billups, Richard Hamilton, Allen Iverson, Carmelo … via Detroit News