Kenneth Faried scored a season-high 29 points and had 11 rebounds, Danilo Gallinari added 27 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-101 on Wednesday night.
The Denver Nuggets are without banged-up forwards Kenneth Faried and Wilson Chandler on Wednesday night against the Phoenix Suns.
Brian Shaw and his team hit the road just when it appeared like the coach might be run out of town. A good time to escape for the Denver Nuggets, especially given the squad’s early season woes.
The New York Knicks held the Denver Nuggets to one basket in the second quarter and went on to break their seven-game losing streak with a 109-93 win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.
The influence of Peyton Manning even extends to the basketball court these days. Recently, the Denver Broncos quarterback visited with speedy Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson, just one ball distributor chatting with another.
Jimmy Butler scored 21 points while rookieDoug McDermott added 16 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 110-90 rout of the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game on Monday night.
The Denver Nuggets forward has agreed to a four-year, $50 million contract extension, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press.
Coach K believed in him, enough to even ask him to take charge of the team. All Stars listened to him, too, especially at crunch time.
For the last 18 months, Danilo Gallinari has played far more tour guide than small forward.
Denver Nuggets power forward Kenneth Faried has made the final cut to play for the U.S. national team.