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GIFs, Video / Nov 22, 2014 / 4:50 pm

Watch JaVale McGee Give A Court-Side Fan A Smooch She’ll Never Forget

JaVale McGee, Marilyn Quagliano

JaVale McGee, Marilyn Quagliano (Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports)

There are a lot of reasons fans write off JaVale McGee as wasted potential. The seven foot Nuggets center has become synonymous with on-court goofiness, so much so that Shaqtin’ a Fool could be renamed “Pullin’ A JaVale.” That being written, he’s also endearingly sweet, which he showed off during Denver’s big, 117-97, win over the Pelicans on Friday night. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Nov 16, 2014 / 11:45 pm

Worse Air Ball: JaVale McGee Free Throw, Or Travis Wear Putback?

JaVale McGee Air Ball

The Knicks outscored the Nuggets 31-8 in the second quarter on Sunday. During that second quarter stomping that led to a 109-93 win at the Garden — snapping a seven-game losing streak for the Knicks — JaVale McGee suffered the mortifying shame of the air ball on a free throw attempt. Except, that might not have been the worst air ball of the day, as Knicks rookie sub Travis Wear did his best to one-up McGee. Read More »

NBA / Jun 12, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Road To Recovery: Nuggets Forward Danilo Gallinari

Danilo Gallinari

Maybe you forgot about them, or simply blocked their injury from your mind — convinced they were never on your team anyway. Perhaps you’ve eagerly awaited updates about their return to the hardwood, but we doubt it. When an NBA player goes down with a serious injury most fans figure he’ll never return to form, or he’ll be out of the league soon. We’re not most fans. Welcome to the first edition of the “Road to Recovery,” where we spotlight those players working their butts off to return to the court. Read More »

Overseas / May 21, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Andray Blatche Might Play For Philippines In The FIBA World Cup

Andray Blatche

Brooklyn Nets forward Andray Blatche is moving towards getting his citizenship with the Philippines and will represent the country at the upcoming FIBA World Cup event in September. And even better, he’s not the first NBA player approached by the Philippines to play. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / May 15, 2014 / 1:00 pm

5 Prospects Denver Should Take In NBA Draft

Noah Vonleh

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft, we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at the teams individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with the current and future plans. Read More »

NBA / Jan 24, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The 20 Biggest Wastes Of Talent In The NBA

Hasheem Thabeet

Every name in this list had the potential to be stars in the NBA but have yet to — or will never — reach it. The list includes players drafted high that were expected to develop into quality professionals and have failed to do so. Most of these players have showed signs of success at times but have not lived up to expectations so far in their career, whether it’s injuries that are the culprits, or perhaps a messy attitude. Read More »

Video / Dec 23, 2013 / 3:45 pm

Trailer: JaVale McGee Co-Stars In Reality TV Show With His Mom

JaVale McGee

JaVale McGee (Chris Humphreys/USA TODAY Sports)

Nuggets center JaVale McGee only appeared in five games this season before fracturing his left tibia. We were expecting big things this season under new head coach, Brian Shaw, but the injury hasn’t derailed his WNBA Hall of Fame Mom, Pamela McGee. She’s the star of the new Oprah Winfrey reality television series, Mom’s Got Game, which just released an amusing trailer. Read More »

instagram / Dec 8, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Video: Nate Robinson Cramps Up On Team Train Ride

Nate Robinson

Traveling by train to Washington DC following their 103-92 win in Philadelphia on Saturday night, the Denver Nuggets did their best to help scoring guard, Nate Robinson. That’s because Nate ran into a little cramping trouble, and injured teammate JaVale McGee was on hand to document the event for his Instagram. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Oct 24, 2013 / 4:30 pm

15 NBA Players Who Remind Us Of Rappers

Drake

If there’s any genre of music that relates directly to the sport of basketball, it’s hip-hop. Like hip-hop, basketball is predominantly ruled by African-Americans, its legends often come from having nothing before eventually reaching superstardom, and it’s most popular in the inner cities of America. And just like rappers, there are great NBA players, bad ones, overrated ones, underrated ones, controversial ones, and plenty of others. Read More »

NBA / Oct 21, 2013 / 3:45 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Denver Nuggets

JaVale McGee

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, the mile high Denver Nuggets. Read More »