Denver Nuggets

Denver Nuggets: Player grades in short-handed loss to Portland

The Denver Nuggets put up a good fight in their 115-125 loss to the Portland Trailblazers. It’s especially impressive how well they hung in there with a now healthy Trail Blazers team whilstmissing four starters. For various reasons Denver was without Paul Milsap, Gary Harris, Will Barton and Jamal...

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8 hours ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers

Denver Nuggets: Breaking down one of the best young cores in the NBA

When it comes to young cores in the NBA, the Denver Nuggets are starting to make the case that they have one of the best. The NBA is absolutely loaded with talent. In today’s high-paced style of play, we have seen young players around the league get the opportunity to become stars early in their...

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Takeaways: Portland Trail Blazers earn big win against Denver Nuggets

With a win against the Nuggets, the Portland Trail Blazers move one step closer to qualifying for the NBA’s first ever Play-In Tournament. Once again, the Portland Trail Blazers are proving that their pre-Orlando 2019-2020 struggles were all part of a horribly unlucky, injury ridden, fluke. In...

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15 hours ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

Roundtable: Nuggets are halfway through seeding games and Michael Porter Jr.

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Stiffs writers join together to discuss the Nuggets play thus far in the bubble as well as Michael Porter Jr. The Nuggets are 2-2 in their first four games in the bubble, what is your biggest takeaway from those games? Brandon Ewing (@B_Skip1717): My biggest takeaway...

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15 hours ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Film Friday: Michael Porter Jr. is here to stay

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images If you’re not familiar with Film Fridays, each Friday, I’ll be looking at some recent Denver Nuggets’ games, lineups or something else from a film aspect to try and bring you a piece of content that you’re not getting somewhere else. Feel free to give any feedback...

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22 hours ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Highlights: Michael Porter Jr. goes for 27 and 12 against Portland

Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports This is never going to get old In case anyone was still doubting the legitimacy of Michael Porter Jr. as a starting caliber basketball player, for the third game in a row the sensational rookie impressed in large doses. Coming off of back-to-back 30 point affairs, MPJ...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers

Lillard Wills Trail Blazers Past Nuggets 125-115

Paul Millsap and Troy Daniels joined Jamal Murray, Gary Harris and Will Barton on the sideline Thursday night as the Nuggets fell to the Portland Trailblazers. Millsap (rest) and Daniels (right hip tightness) were late scratches to the already short-handed Nuggets, so Jerami Grant got the start in place...

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1 day ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers

Video: Damian Lillard Drops 45 Points, 11 Threes in Blazers' Win over Nuggets

It turns out Dame Time knows no time zones. Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard posted another signature performance against the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night, shredding ...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers

Five takeaways from a strange Nuggets loss to the Portland Trail Blazers

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Damian Lillard is still nuts Did the Nuggets lose intentionally again? Damian Lillard is very good at basketball Michael Porter Jr. stays locked in despite extra defensive attention Bol Bol plays well in extended minutes It’s time to be worried about the injured...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers break multiple 3-point records in 125-115 win over Denver

Trail Blazers fans were given much to celebrate, as Damian Lillard broke Portland’s single-season 3-point record, and the Blazers as a team set the new record, too. One of the backdrops of tonight’s game centered around Damian Lillard needing only two 3-pointers to break his own single-season...

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1 day ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

What we have learned about the Nuggets halfway through the seeding games | The Denver Stiffs Show

Ryan is joined by Jena Garcia and Jeff Morton to discuss an (intentional?) loss to Portland, more MPJ, Denver’s impressive depth, and more Host Ryan Blackburn is joined by Jena Garcia, Denver Stiffs’ Social Media Director, and Jeff Morton, the OG King of Thornton himself, to discuss the loss to the Portland...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Recap: Trail Blazers catch fire from outside, defeat Nuggets

Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images The Trail Blazers set a new franchise record for made 3-pointers, as Coach Malone decides to rest some key rotation players. On the second game of a back-to-back, the Denver Nuggets didn’t have enough fuel to combat the fire that was engulfing Damian...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers

Blazers Shoot Their Way to Victor-three over the Nuggets

Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Damian Lillard breaks multiple records, scores 45, and brings his team to within half a game of the 8th seed. I know it’s summer but boy was it HOT in Orlando tonight as the Portland Trail Blazers hit a franchise-record 23 threes on their way to a 125-115 victory...

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1 day ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

Lillard, Trent Jr. Lift Blazers Over Nuggets

Pool Photo-USA TODAY Sports Damian Lillard had a historic night and Gary Trent Jr. continued to dominate in Orlando It was harder than it should have been, but the Portland Trail Blazers kept their postseason dreams alive with a 125-115 victory over a very shorthanded and questionably motivated Denver...

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1 day ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

GameThread: Blazers @ Nuggets

Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Back home.

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets, Portland Trail Blazers

Denver Nuggets: Michael Porter Jr. putting himself in elite company

Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. has put himself in Hall of Fame company. After an uninspiring performance in the Denver Nuggets opening seeding game, rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. has been on a tear. MPJ is averaging 33.5 points per game over the last two contests on 65.7% shooting from...

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1 day ago, Nugg Love, Denver Nuggets

Gameday Thread: Blazers vs. Nuggets Seeding Game

Photo by Bill Baptist/NBAE via Getty Images Portland’s fourth seeding game will air on NBC Sport Northwest at 5 p.m. PT Tip-off: 5 p.m. PTWatch: NBC Sports Northwest The new usual rules apply: No swearing. No pictures/videos No discussions of streaming besides all the legit ones. Be cool to not...

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1 day ago, Blazer's Edge, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

Michael Porter Jr. unlocks Nuggets true potential as title contenders

Photo by Kim Klement - Pool/Getty Images MPJ has showcased a star ability in the bubble that could help Denver walk out of Orlando with their first NBA title. When the NBA went dark almost four months ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there was uncertainly on whether professional basketball would...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

The Nuggets finally have their rival

Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images There’s no mistaking who is hated the most in Nuggets Nation anymore The subject of rivalry and the Denver Nuggets comes up every so often and generally is met with debate. For a team that has never been to the NBA Finals, much less win an NBA title, it has...

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1 day ago, Denver Stiffs, Denver Nuggets

Portland Trail Blazers vs. Denver Nuggets: Preview and how to watch

The push for a seventh consecutive Playoff appearance rolls on for the Portland Trail Blazers. Tonight, they await a familiar foe. Here’s a quick preview, and information on how to watch. The last time the Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets battled in a game of even similar stature, CJ McCollum...

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1 day ago, Rip City Project, Portland Trail Blazers, Denver Nuggets

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