Golden State Warriors
Kenneth Farried watched the Golden State Warriors celebrate enough victories against the Denver Nuggets during last year’s playoffs. He wouldn’t allow his team to witness another Warriors coronation this spring.
The Nuggets have agreed to separate sign-and-trade deals that will land them guard Randy Foye from the Utah Jazz and send Andre Iguodala to the Golden State Warriors, a person familiar with the decision said Monday.
J.J. Hickson, a 6-foot-9 power forward, agreed to terms with the Nuggets Sunday afternoon and will reportedly get a three-year deal worth $15 million.
The Denver Nuggets officially introduced Brian Shaw as their head coach on Tuesday.
The Denver Nuggets brain trust has plenty of time on its hands now to contemplate whether it was a flaw in the team’s makeup or just a bad matchup that led to yet another early exit from the playoffs.
Denver’s Danilo Gallinari has struggled to find his shooting rhythm this season. Two big plays against Golden State could be just the thing to get him going.
Carmelo Anthony didn’t need much prodding to keep attacking the basket. The repeated fouls Denver’s leading scorer kept drawing were all the encouragement necessary.