Denver Sports Weekly Update with Pegboards: 2/20/15

Another week of Denver sports is in the books. Let’s look at the week gone by and the week ahead.

Denver Nuggets:

Despite the All-Star Break, the Nuggets were plenty busy. While no games were played the Nuggets had their hands full making trades.

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Denver Sports with Pegboards

When Kevin pitched me his idea of doing a weekly wrap-up for all of the major four Denver sports teams, I thought it was pretty neat. When I realized that we were launching this in February, the undisputed worst sports month of the year, I was a little intimidated. It’s not going to be easy to discuss teams that are inactive right now, but hey, I like a challenge as much as the next guy. Let’s do it.

This is gonna be pretty cut and dry. After the jump I’ll give a brief rundown of each team and what I’m fixated on.

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Denver Sports Weekly Wrap-up

Hello and welcome to our first installment of our Denver Sports Weekly Wrap-up. Here we will discuss the state of our favorite Colorado teams. We will take a look back at what happened in the last week and also look forward to what is going on next week.

Denver Nuggets:

The Week that Was:

The Nuggets continued the miserable Brian Shaw era with some more, well, misery. The Nuggets managed to lose to four Eastern Conference opponents who are under .500. Yup even the Eastern Conference is too difficult for these Nuggets to handle.

This means the Nuggets have lost 12 of the last 13. Naturally everyone is remaining calm.

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Quick Hits: The Nuggets Offseason in Progress by Jesse Schaffer

The Denver Nuggets hired George Karl to be their head coach when I was 15 years old. Brought in midseason to replace the struggling Jeff Bzdelik, Karl led his new team to an astounding 32-8 record the rest of the way and got them back to the playoffs, where the Nuggets were then eliminated in the first round. At the time, all of us were ecstatic that our Nuggets even made it that far and we were convinced that brighter days were ahead. Little did we know that this was the beginning of a pattern that would become all too familiar to Denver fans: excellence and excitement in the regular season, mediocrity and frustration in the postseason.

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It’s Not Always Sunny in Denver

The Denver Broncos are stampeding through their offseason. The Colorado Avalanche have turned to an old pal to save them again. The Colorado Rockies are beaming with “I told you so’s”. As the summer begins everything is sunny in Denver. Well, not everything.

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