Kenneth Faried was called out for his timid play, dared to be more aggressive and take over games. That challenge came not from his coaches or teammates, but from members of his family.
The Washington Wizards, pushing for their first playoff berth since 2008, acquired disgruntled point guard Andre Miller from the Denver Nuggets on Thursday in a three-way trade that also involves the Philadelphia 76ers.
The Nuggets announced on Thursday that center JaVale McGee will undergo surgery and will be out for the rest of the season.
Gerald Green scored a career-high 36 points, including eight in overtime, and the Phoenix Suns beat Denver 112-107 on Tuesday night to hand the Nuggets their fifth consecutive loss.
Unless the nose-diving Denver Nuggets can turn things around, they’ll miss the playoffs for the first time since 2003, when they got Carmelo Anthony after a 17-65 season.
The Nuggets are back in action on the hardcourt Tuesday night when they host the Suns at the Pepsi Center, but they still don’t have a point guard.
Denver Mayor Michael Hancock has become the first mayor in the United States to voice support for LGBT athletes.
David West scored 25 points and Roy Hibbert added 14 as the Pacers routed the short-handed Nuggets 119-80 on Monday night.
Thirty years ago, the Detroit Pistons beat the Denver Nuggets 186-184 in triple overtime, a game that remains the highest scoring in NBA history.
Carmelo Anthony was really sharp when he was in, and the New York Knicks were even better after he went out.