Kyrie Irving scored 23 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped the Denver Nuggets’ seven-game winning streak with a 98-88 victory Wednesday night.
Brian Shaw had to sweat out his first win as an NBA coach right to the final horn. When it was finally over, relief trumped joy.
Kenneth Faried scored 11 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Denver Nuggets to a 98-94 preseason win over the short-handed San Antonio Spurs on Monday night.
Obviously, Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly was only kidding and not trying to put this kind of pressure on his new coach.
George Karl, who won the NBA Coach of the Year award last season but then lost his job in Denver, is joining ESPN as a studio analyst.
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.
A blown dunk aside, Kenneth Faried’s shooting touch has been spot-on of late. Faried had 18 points to go with 11 rebounds, helping the Denver Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz 104-84 on Friday night for their third win in a row after an 0-3 start.