Nick Kosmider

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Name: Nick Kosmider
Date registered: January 30, 2014
URL: http://blogs.denverpost.com/broncos

Latest posts

  1. “We have to keep fighting to the end.” Nuggets not giving up hope in playoff quest — March 30, 2017
  2. With postseason hopes in peril, the Nuggets have arrived at a crossroads — March 29, 2017
  3. Jusuf Nurkic dominant against old team as Blazers deal crippling blow to Nuggets’ playoff hopes — March 29, 2017
  4. Former Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic quickly finding his stride in Portland — March 29, 2017
  5. Mason Plumlee on return to Portland: “It’s not about me. … It’s about making these playoffs.” — March 28, 2017

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Mar 30

“We have to keep fighting to the end.” Nuggets not giving up hope in playoff quest

The game was coming down to the wire, and Will Barton jumped to his feet and waved his towel.

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Mar 29

With postseason hopes in peril, the Nuggets have arrived at a crossroads

Inside the cramped, shoulder-to-shoulder confines of the visitor’s locker room at the Moda Center, it felt like the end of the Nuggets’ season here Tuesday night.

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Mar 29

Jusuf Nurkic dominant against old team as Blazers deal crippling blow to Nuggets’ playoff hopes

Terry Stotts had no interest in cautioning Jusuf Nurkic to temper his emotions as the center prepared to face his old team Tuesday night.

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Mar 29

Former Nuggets center Jusuf Nurkic quickly finding his stride in Portland

The growing scrum of reporters closed tight around Terry Stotts on Tuesday night as the Trail Blazers coach fielded his first question about the center playing his old team.

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Mar 28

Mason Plumlee on return to Portland: “It’s not about me. … It’s about making these playoffs.”

The defeat put the Nuggets, who fell out of the No. 8 spot in the West for the first time since Feb. 3, with little margin for error in their final nine games of the season.

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Mar 27

Nuggets prepare for high-stakes matchup with Trail Blazers as playoff hopes for both teams hang in the balance

The Nuggets visit Portland on Tuesday night in a game that could very well determine who gets the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

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Mar 27

Nuggets fall flat, watch playoff hopes take big hit in lopsided loss to Pelicans

The thundersticks began clapping well before the game began. Fans slapped together the plastic noisemakers handed out at the Pepsi Center on Sunday, eager to provide a playoff-type soundtrack for the home team.

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Mar 26

Limiting runs while holding big leads focus for Nuggets down the stretch

It wasn’t supposed to be a stressful final 12 minutes in Indianapolis for the Nuggets on Friday night.

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Mar 25

How the Nuggets have become the most explosive offensive team in the NBA

As its wheels lifted off the runway in Dallas, the plane carrying the Nuggets back to Denver was also charting a new course for a season in peril.

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Mar 25

Kosmider: With more tight games likely down stretch of playoff race, developing closer key for Nuggets

Opening Day at Coors Field is a few weeks away, but the Rockies aren’t the only team in Denver who need to find a closer.

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Mar 23

Kenneth Faried providing big boost for Nuggets in return from painful back injury

The run is always coming in the NBA. In a league where big leads can disappear quicker than a deer bolting across the highway, the Nuggets knew they’d have to hold off a charge from the defending champions Wednesday night.

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Mar 23

What Nikola Jokic’s highlight score over LeBron James says about where the Nuggets are headed

Michael Malone said Nikola Jokic will tell his grandchildren about the play one day.

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Mar 23

Nuggets take big step toward playoffs with rout of defending champion Cavaliers

Six players scored at least 16 points for Denver as the Nuggets routed the defending champion Cavaliers 126-113 in front of a raucous, sold-out crowd of 19,718.

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Mar 23

Emmanuel Mudiay’s minutes “reward” for hard work amid demotion, Nuggets coach Michael Malone says

The second-year point guard, demoted to third string after the all-star break, scored eight points in less than five minutes to begin the second quarter, keying a 17-7 run that helped the Nuggets grab the lead.

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Mar 22

Next roadblock in the playoff chase for the Nuggets: LeBron James and the defending NBA champs

There is one list in the NBA on which LeBron James appears near the bottom. As arguably the best basketball player in the world, James is not the first player — or second or third or 999th — a team wants to face when it is trying to rebound from a crushing loss.

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Mar 22

Final sequences in losses to Rockets part of late-game execution problem for Nuggets

The first heartbreak occurred back in October, in the second game of the season.

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Mar 21

Nuggets lose heartbreaker in Houston as James Harden hits game-winner

It felt like the playoffs because the Nuggets and Rockets were playing for the second time in three days.

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Mar 21

Nuggets’ coach Michael Malone “hopeful” Danilo Gallinari, Wilson Chandler will return Wednesday vs. Cavaliers

Nuggets forwards Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler worked off to the side Monday as their team prepared to face the Rockets for the second time in three nights without them.

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Mar 19

Nuggets willing to live with mistakes by rookies down the stretch of playoff chase

Jamal Murray rose up and buried his sweet jump shot into the bottom of the net to open the fourth quarter Saturday night, pulling the Nuggets to within four points of the Rockets.

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Mar 19

Nuggets unable to overcome James Harden, Rockets, snapping four-game winning streak

The Nuggets were missing two of their top three scorers. Their top playmaker was saddled with major foul trouble. And one of the frontrunners in the MVP race kept coming at them with one devastating downhill attack after another.

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