HoopsHype Denver Nuggets Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: November 22, 2014 | 09:01 PM - Twitters - Rumors - Roster - Salaries

John Reid

Pelicans center Omer Asik will miss Saturday's game vs. Jazz after re-injuring his back during warmups against Nuggets Friday night.

Chris Sheridan

Nate Robinson of #Nuggets gets some treatment for his dawgs. Its the #NBA Photo of the Day sheridanhoops.com/2014/11/21/pho…

Francisco Jose Delgado

This is USA..."@Antoni Daimiel: El beso de Mcgee durante el Pelicans vs Nuggets RT @CyberFlexin: youtu.be/lWadUZtZIG0 via @YouTube”"

Chris Dempsey

Points in paint: #Nuggets 52, NO 32 Turnovers: Nuggets 10, NO 13 Blocks: Nuggets 10, NO 3

Chris Dempsey

Pelicans lead the #NBA in points in the paint, fewest turnovers, and blocks. The #Nuggets bested them in all three categories tonite

Chris Dempsey

Last season, the #Nuggets won 5 games by 20 or more points. They have two of those already this season.

Chris Dempsey

#Nuggets had 10 or more 3-pointers made for the fourth straight game. They were 11/24 tonight.

Jim Eichenhofer

Anthony Davis on what Nuggets did to win: "They were scoring in transition, hitting 3s, offensive rebounding, getting 50-50 balls."

Jim Eichenhofer

Monty on Nuggets' edge in securing loose balls: "I thought they got almost every ball. They were just quicker tonight."

Jim Eichenhofer

Nuggets shoot lights-out for much of Friday's game en route to 117-97 win over Pelicans. More: on.nba.com/1v5JlLU http://t.co/2f7vJMCQiN

Chris Dempsey

Danilo's 17 points was his most since scoring 21 on Apr. 3, 2013 #Nuggets

Jason Calmes

#Nuggets top #Pelicans 117-97. These nights happen to every team. Expect NOLA to bounce back in a big way in Utah tomorrow.

Chris Dempsey

#Nuggets win third straight, and fourth in last five games, 117-97 over New Orleans

Jim Eichenhofer

Nuggets have shot very well tonight. And their mascot, Rocky, just made a halfcourt shot with his back to the basket. #buckets Den 114-91

Chris Dempsey

FYI: The #Nuggets biggest margin of victory this season is 21. At IND a week ago. They're up 23 now.

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans have been in pretty much every game, losing by 5, 7, 9 and 12 points, but Nuggets are blowing this open. Den 109-86 at 5:25

Chris Dempsey

And so, barring a complete collapse, the #Nuggets will even their home record at 3-3, after starting 1-3.

Chris Dempsey

#Nuggets have blown this one open, up 21 now

Jason Calmes

We've played 3 quarters in Denver, and the #Nuggets lead the #Pelicans 86-73. Everyone is hitting for the home team.

Jim Eichenhofer

Nuggets shooting 52% from field, 44% on treys (7-for-16). Pelicans need to bring those way down in 4th qtr to come back. Den 86-73 end 3rd Q

Jim Eichenhofer

Nuggets have a promo where fans win a prize if visiting team misses 8 or more free throws in a game. So far Pelicans are 17-for-18

John Reid

Nuggets have made 7 of 14 3-pointers.

Chris Dempsey

#Nuggets D: So New Orleans was making 61 percent in the first quarter, that sank to 42.9 by halftime and is now down to 39.6

Jim Eichenhofer

Six different Nuggets made a 3-pointer in their last game vs. OKC, but Kenneth Faried just sank the first trey of his NBA career vs. NOLA

Chris Dempsey

And by the way.. Anthony Davis is 2/7 FGs since starting 4/5 from the field #Nuggets

Jason Calmes

#Pelicans trail the #Nuggets 59-49 at halftime. 50/45/85 shooting for Denver, which won't be easy to match.

Jim Eichenhofer

Pelicans are No. 1 in NBA in blocks (6.9 per game), but in a reversal tonight, Nuggets lead swats category 7-1. Denying NOLA at rim

Chris Dempsey

Really good defensive second quarter for the #Nuggets. Second unit responsible for much of that.

Jason Kosmicki

#Nuggets on top of the #Pelicans 59-49 at the half

Chris Dempsey

#Nuggets 59, New Orleans 49 at halftime.

John Reid

Pelicans just look out of sync. Came here last April, they looked the same way - disjointed. Nuggets won that game by 30.

John Reid

Nuggets moving the ball and getting their desired shots.

Chris Dempsey

So after going down 14-2 early on, the #Nuggets have outscored NO 51-29

Chris Dempsey

#Nuggets holding NO to 4/16 shooting so far in the second quarter

John Reid

Pelicans have been a step slow throughout the first half. Kenneth Faried easily drove around Ryan Anderson for a dunk. Nuggets up 50-34.

Chris Dempsey

Gallinari putting together the makings of his best game so far... 10 points in 9 minutes. Hasn't missed a shot of any kind #Nuggets

Chris Dempsey

#Nuggets push the advantage to 11, really have turned up the defense

Chris Dempsey

If the #Nuggets turn Ryan Anderson into a turnaround jump shooter tonight, as they have a couple of times already, that's what they want

John Reid

Pelicans sleepwalking -- too many turnovers (7) and not enough stops. Nuggets shooting at 59 percent.

Chris Dempsey

#Nuggets getting good at switching sides on offense and running teams through multiple screen/rolls in one possession. Tough to guard that

John Reid

Nuggets led 31-26 at end of first quarter.

Chris Dempsey

Both teams shooting 11/18 (61.1 percent) from the field. #Nuggets also 3/4 from 3-point range.

John Reid

Bad first quarter effort from Pelicans. They got outscored 29-12 by the Denver Nuggets after opening with 14-2 lead.

Chris Dempsey

Double Double Watch: Lawson, 5 points, 5 assists #Nuggets

Jason Kosmicki

After trailing 14-2 #Nuggets lead the #Pelicans 31-26 after one