Archive for November, 2007

A. Carter fills the stat sheet

Nuggets PG Anthony Carter made his first start of the season Thursday at Los Angeles. via CBS

Kidd and James?

“I think [coach Jim] O’Brien has definitely put them in a position to win ball games because they run up and down. They have the athletes to do that, and they have the point guard that’s going to lead them. I like what I’m seeing.”

By GFO on Nov 30, 2007 in Off Topics Ian Thomsen from SI.Com has an interesting article about Jason Kidd: It would be wrong to say that Kidd’s ambition to play for a contender puts the Nets in a weak position. via

Abrams becoming more like A.I.

“There were days when I focused on nothing but runners or pull-ups”

There was a time when A.J. Abrams honored Allen Iverson more with affectation than skill. via Austin American-Statesman

Pacers 112 Nuggets 110

Mike Dunlveay and Shawne Williams accounted for nearly half of Indiana’s scoring in a 112-110 victory at Denver. via KVIA-TV El Paso

Iverson overcomes scare

“I’ll come in and do treatment and exercises to strengthen up my groin, and that’s pretty much it so far”

Post reporter Benjamin Hochman posts entries on this blog devoted to the Denver Nuggets. via Denver Post

Rockets Notes: Wells sidelined

“You can’t be a warrior or this team is going to run right past you. If it’s sore at all, we probably shouldn’t play him and let it rest.”

Guard/forward Bonzi Wells missed Saturday’s game with a bruised bone in his right ankle that he suffered in the third quarter of Friday’s game in Miami. via Houston Chronicle

Slumping Rockets host Carmelo, Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets and the slumping Houston Rockets square off tonight, as the teams meet at the Toyota Center. via Sports Network

Sterling’s venting at official is rare occasion

“I very rarely catch stuff, but I heard he was pretty animated.”

PHOENIX — It was a sight to behold and store in a safe place as evidence it had occurred. via Los Angeles Times

Iverson leads Nuggets against Timberwolves

The Denver Nuggets attempt to get back on the winning track when they welcome the struggling Minnesota Timberwolves tonight to the Pepsi Center. via WKRC-TV Cincinnati

NBA honors Howard

“A lot of things have been thrown at me”

Franchise center Dwight Howard rode the Orlando Magic’s surprising success to the NBA’s Eastern Conference Player of the Week award. via Florida Today

Clippers End Nuggets’ Win Streak

“I don’t know if you can be more proud. I think it’s going to be more emotional if he ever plays against me.”

Chris Kaman had 21 rebounds and 17 points, and the Los Angeles Clippers’ bench made a significant contribution in a 101-90 victory over Denver on Wednesday night, ending the Nuggets’ six-game winning streak.

Reserve forward Quinton Ross had 17 points for the banged-up Clippers, who had lost four of five following a 4-0 start. They started three players who usually come off the bench, including guards Ruben Patterson and Brevin Knight, who played only 14 minutes and left the game in the third quarter with a groin strain. Read more

NBA: Denver 112, Chicago 91

Carmelo Anthony and Allen Iverson combined for 48 points Tuesday as the Denver Nuggets swept past the Chicago Bulls 112-91. Anthony tallied 26 points and Iverson added 22, while Marcus Camby added 12 points and … via UPI

NBA: Denver 115, New York 83

Carmelo Anthony had 24 points and Allen Iverson had 23 Saturday night, as the Denver Nuggets beat the New York Knicks, 115-83, for their fifth straight win. via ArcaMax Publishing

Howard, Iverson are top weekly NBA players

Orlando’s Dwight Howard and Denver’s Allen Iverson were selected the NBA players of the week, the league said Monday. via Political Gateway

Nuggets embarrass Knicks 115-82

“When we get the whole, full assortment of bodies and the full team, we’re a much better team than we showed and we’re a much better team than what we demonstrated on this road trip. We know we have some work to do, but the season is still young.”

It’s hard to say what’s getting uglier: The Knicks’ fast-sinking record or Isiah Thomas’ dwindling chances of staying on as team president and coach. via New York Daily News