Denver Magazine Has the Keys to This Seasons Success on Their Cover
Today marks the day that myself, a grown man, wakes up before sunrise and starts getting ready for my favorite day of the year. Like a child on Christmas, peaking around the tree and shaking boxes, I am gearing up for the Nuggets’ season opener against the Utah Jazz.
Now it is no secret that the Jazz fall somewhere between hemorrhoids and Brent Musburger on my “Things That Irritate me” list, so nothing would make my favorite day of the year like a victory tonight. Continue reading
News this week coming out of Denver has been perplexing to say the least. The Nuggets let key reserve Linas Kleiza up and leave for Euro Ball, they have been trying to sign Anthony Carter back to the team, and are now actively pursuing the one dimensional services of Wally Szczerbiak.
Linas Kleiza, who was born in Lithuania, has opted to take his game to Europe. He signed a contract with with Greek Olympiakos worth more than $12 million over two years. Kleiza started a bit slow last year but found his stride when it mattered the most. He was a largely sought after player over the past few years and many teams have tried to deal for him. He averaged 9 ppg and 6 rebounds per game last year and was a vital part of the Nuggets advancing to the Western Conference finals. Continue reading
Many fans around Denver have been wondering how the Nuggets plan on repeating last seasons success along with building on it. Would there be any marquee deals? Who would we retain and who would we let go? What would we go after in the draft?
The first step was the draft and the Nuggets stole potentially the best PG in the class when they acquired Ty Lawson. He will complement Chauncey Billups very well off the bench and is the future leader of our team. Ty pushes the ball up the court better than most who are already in the league and can learn a lot in the company that he is in. Chad Ford from ESPN agrees that he is a great pickup as he graded each teams draft. Continue reading
Rocky feels the Same as TAS about the Lakers
Now the matchups are known, the schedule is set in stone (even if it means chasing off a WWE event from the Pepsi Center) and the Nuggets look to rumble on to the finals. Despite not getting much national press all season, the Nuggets now have the following of the NBA analysts and basketball fans. People are beginning to believe in our team and some are even coming out and publicly saying that they choose the Nuggets to win the series. John Berry went on record on ESPN today and predicted that the Nuggets will win in six. John Hollinger is using his PER system to also take Denver as his choice to be victorious but covered all of his bases and stated that “Bynum is the ultimate wildcard” and that his prediction is void with good play from the Lakers center. Sadly it has taken all season and two rounds of the playoffs for the Nuggets to get this much deserved attention.
TAS Own Jeremy Kloberdanz, The Blurry Object, Wins the Bat-Spin Layup Game. (Photo Credits Drew Suppes)
Jeremy “Midas” Kloberdanz
Last night quickly became one of the greatest nights of my life. It was as if I had the touch of Midas and everything that I was involved with turned to gold.
It started early on as a fellow T.A.S. writer and I played a bit of park golf. I won’t say any names but Drew Suppes was awful at a game that he created. It was the first time that I had ever played but I became an instant natural. You see the rules are basically the same as normal golf but instead of playing at a golf course, you play at your local park and instead of a golf ball, you use a tennis ball. You then determine a hole (trash can, tree, port-a-potty, ect…) then hack away. It is a skins game so if you tie a hole, the skin gets carried over to the next hole. Well it only took 13 holes for me to win by the score of 10 to 3. Continue reading