Good morning Stiffs! Here are various links to get you through your morning. Not much Denver Nuggets news beyond the recap of the Clippers game. I’ve provided some further NBA news to get your morning started.


First off, another brilliant recap by Nate Timmons of the horrific effort the Nuggets put in last night against the LA Clippers. After your are done reading that, check out these links. In particular the link about the fight between O.J. Mayo and Tony Allen. You would think that NBA players would have learned to keep the card games off the team plane because what happened two seasons ago. It makes you wonder if they care.


Nuggets get Overpowered by Clippers 106-93 – Denver Post, Benjamin Hochman
Recap of the second real pathetic effort by the Nuggets this season. Benjamin Hochman provides the rundown. 5-11 on the road? Yikes.

Grizzlies’ Allen, Mayo fight on plane – Yahoo Sports, Adrian Wojnarowski
O.J. Mayo and Tony Allen of the Memphis Grizzlies decide to duke it out on a plane over a gambling debt. You would think they’d have learned from Gilbert Arenas

ESPN Sports Nation: Chat with Chad Ford –
A chat with ESPN NBA Insider Chad Ford. Of note, discussion about the New York Knicks‘ trade possibilities and several questions answered about the 2011 NBA draft.

Nets End 5 Game Losing Streak, cool off Bulls –
New Jersey Nets break their five game losing streak and beat the Chicago Bulls on a last second layup by Sasha Vujacic. Of note to Nuggets fans, would-be tradee Derrick Favors got his first start and chipped in seven points and five rebounds in limited action

Steve Nash Still with the Suns … for now – Fanhouse, Sam Amick
Good article by Sam Amick explaining how the the Knicks are looking at Steve Nash, as well as Suns owner Robert Sarver’s reluctance to trade Nash because he’s the face of the franchise. Sound familiar?

Phil Jackson Confirms Confrontation with Ron Artest. Downplays Severity – Fanhouse
In an amusing article only because it’s happening to the Lakers, Phil Jackson confirms he and Ron Artest had a confrontation in practice. Although he denies it’s a big deal. Funny stuff.


Have a good morning everyone. Remember to post all found links here and please try to keep all non-topical discussions to this thread so the other posts can remain as topical as possible.