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Austin Rivers became a Nuggets playoff legend with one epic quarter

Austin Rivers’ hot hand helped lead the Nuggets to a Game 3 win over the Blazers on Thursday night. With nearly six minutes to go in regulation, the score was tied 91-91. That’s when Rivers got hot, knocking down four 3s — scoring 16 of his 21 points in the fourth.
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How Michael Malone keeps the Denver Nuggets fighting in the West

As the bus carrying the melancholy Denver Nuggets rolled down Highway 101 toward San Francisco International Airport on that Tuesday morning in April, Jamal Murray sat in a seat with his left leg propped up, wiping tears from his eyes. Across the aisle was his head coach, Michael Malone, and...
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Denver Nuggets Film Friday: It takes a village

If you’re not familiar with Film Fridays, each Friday, I’ll be looking at some recent Denver Nuggets’ games, lineups or something else from a film aspect to try and bring you a piece of content that you’re not getting somewhere else. Feel free to give any feedback positive or negative in the comments or find me on Twitter.
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Nuggets May Not Need Jamal Murray to Make Noise in the Playoffs

Jamal Murray’s season-ending knee injury likely served as the end of the Nuggets’ Finals hopes ahead of the 2021 playoffs. But his absence from the lineup didn’t exactly decimate Denver’s attack through its first three playoff games. The Nuggets closed the regular season 13–5 without Murray, sporting the NBA’s No....
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Bucks Beat Down the Heat in Third Straight Win. Plus: Lakers and Nuggets Win Their Game 3s, and the Clippers Are Wretched.

Verno and KOC get together after Thursday night’s slate of playoff games to discuss the Bucks’ beatdown of the Heat to go up 3-0 (0:30), the Lakers’ defeat of the overheated Suns to go up 2-1 (19:15), and the Nuggets’ victory over the Trail Blazers to go up 2-1 (37:36). Then they get into the Clippers’ wretched performance this postseason (45:30), Ja Morant’s incredible 47-point game Wednesday night (1:03:35), and the Knicks-Hawks series (1:16:05).
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Denver Nuggets 120, Portland Trail Blazers 115: Three takeaways

The Nuggets faced a hostile crowd at Portland in their first playoff road game in two years. Fortunately for them, they had Austin Rivers in the fourth quarter. The guard scored 16 in the final 12 minutes to help the Nuggets secure a 120-115 win over the Trail Blazers in Game 3 of the Western Conference First Round series. It was a crucial win for Michael Malone’s team as it now has a 2-1 series.
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Denver Nuggets: How the playoff rotation might look

The Denver Nuggets packed it in early during the 72nd and final game of this strange, shortened 2020-2021 NBA regular season. They lost the game 132-116 and the starters played only sparingly in the second half—the strategy was clear: allow the Portland Trail Blazers to beat them on the final day of the regular season.
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Denver Post

Nuggets hungry, confident heading into Game 2: “This is gonna be a long series”

Less than 24 hours after dropping Game 1 to Portland late Saturday, the Nuggets professed confidence that their first-round series is far from over. Perhaps newcomer Austin Rivers said it best. “This is gonna be a long series,” Rivers said Sunday afternoon. “This wasn’t gonna be a series where we...
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Last night saw the return of Anno Domini Austin Rivers

Austin Rivers and Anno Domini Beats were like wine and cheese in 2010-2011. In the early 2010s, Rivers had some of the most unbelievable high school mixtapes you’ll ever see. At Winter Park High School in Florida, and on the AAU circuit, the then soon-to-be Duke guard was one of the best teenagers in his class, and was probably by far the most-watched prior to his college days.
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Denver Nuggets: How Nikola Jokic went from unknown to MVP

Nikola Jokic has had an incredible MVP deserving season carrying the Denver Nuggets to a top seed in the West. Here is his story on how he went from an unknown foreign big to one of the most dominant centers. Nikola Jokic was born in 1995 in Sombor, Serbia, a...
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A conversation with Taylor Vincek | The Chick N’ Nuggets Grilled

In this episode, Altitude TV’s producer and editor, Taylor Vincek joins the show to give Nuggets fans the inside scoop about her time in the bubble. Taylor shares her journey to working in the NBA and shares insight on why the Denver Nuggets have such a special group of guys. From Michael Malone to Shaq Harrison, Taylor has had a chance to watch this team grow and mature over the last four years and from a vantage point few others have had a chance to see.
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