Five Things To Watch: Denver Nuggets

Jusuf Nurkic Nuggets

 Just over two years ago, the Denver Nuggets appeared to be riding high. Flourishing after the trade of superstar Carmelo Anthony, they had posted an NBA franchise-record 57 wins, had both the Coach of the Year and Executive of the Year and were headed into the Western Conference playoffs as the third seed with a glistening 38-3 home record. It is remarkable how quickly things change in the NBA. The Nuggets were upset in the first round by the Golden State Warriors,


SH Blog: Kyle Lowry Breaks Raps’ Record, Emmanuel Mudiay Notches First Pro Triple-Double

Kyle Lowry

On a night marking the 20th anniversary of the franchise, the Toronto Raptor’s had history made for the club in the stat books as well. Their star point guard, Kyle Lowry, fresh off of a summer in which the Raptors inked him to a four-year contract worth $48 million.On Friday night, the Raptors took the floor wearing their throwback jerseys from their inaugural season. Despite the night being devoted to the team’s 20th anniversary, Lowry made headlines when he broke


Tweet of the Day: Mike Prada, Others Rip NBA, Shabazz Muhammad

Shabazz Muhammad

Every year, NBA rookies enter the Rookie Transition Program—a mandatory multi-day seminar with interactive workshops, counseling sessions and guest appearances from current and former NBA athletes. As with anything, there are rules that must be adhered to when in attendance. Sometimes, however, those rules are broken. In 2008, Mario Chalmers and Darrell Arthur were thrown out of the program—and subsequently fined $20,000 each—for getting caught with women and marijuana in their hotel room. This year, the lot fell to Minnesota Timberwolves rookie Shabazz Muhammad,


Curry (31) Leads Warriors Over Thunder; Lakers Tailspin Continues

LeBron James

Once again, Stephen Curry (31 PTS, 7 AST, 3 REB, 4 STL) exceeded all expectations. If he isn’t named an All-Star, it’s a traveshamockery. David Lee (22 PTS, 12 REB) showed no sign of his ankle injury, Klay Thompson added 19 points and the two-man bench of Jarrett Jack (9 PTS, 8 AST, 3 REB) and Carl Landry (20 PTS, 7 REB) helped the Warriors beat another top team. [Read more…]


SH Blog: Bosh thought the Heat season was over after his abdominal injury, Darrell Arthur suffers broken leg


We have some good news and some bad news today. The good news is, we are only days away from the start of training camp, where all the madness of an NBA season will begin for our pleasure. The bad news? Some players are already down and out due to injuries – the buzzkill of the sport (of any sport). See why a couple of Grizzlies players are out for a while, who is likely to miss some or all


The Bernucca List – Edition 23


The correct answer to last week’s edition of The Bernucca List required a photo finish. Reader Henry posted his answer at 11:03 a.m., followed by Brendan Hoover just a minute later. Both had some phrasing of the correct answer of “Coach of the Year winners who have only coached one franchise.” Henry is the official winner, although Brendan rates a mention. Good job, gentlemen. Now see how you do with this week’s list below. Know the answer? Post it in