Jared Sullinger was ejected early in the third quarter Tuesday night after picking up a pair of Flagrant-1 fouls in a 23 second span, and is now just one flagrant away from a one-game suspension.
The Boston Celtics were blown out by the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night, but newcomer Jerryd Bayless got his Celtics debut out of the way.
Celtics play-by-play man Mike Gorman joined Toucher & Rich on Tuesday, and said while the team is going to struggle the rest of the way Jared Sullinger should continue to be a bright spot.
Less than a month after winning the NBA’s Coach of the Year award, Karl’s tenure with the Nuggets is over after 8½ seasons. His departure comes shortly after Masai Ujiri, the league’s executive of the year, left to become GM of the Toronto Raptors.
Danilo Gallinari says he will undergo surgery to repair the ACL on his left knee next week and is hoping to be back on the court for the Denver Nuggets around February.
Whether the pain in Stephen Curry’s sprained left ankle will subside enough for him to be on the court when the Golden State Warriors host the Denver Nuggets is not something the point guard could say for sure.
The Denver Nuggets secured the third seed in the Western Conference playoffs by routing the Phoenix Suns 118-98 on Wednesday night behind 21 points from Wilson Chandler and 20 from Andre Iguodala.
Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson each scored 26 points to help the Denver Nuggets snap a three-game losing streak by beating the Boston Celtics 97-90 Tuesday night.
The Celtics start the post-All Star game portion of their season with a five game road trip out West. But even with the tough trip and Thursday’s trade deadline staring them down, Boston’s focus be on winning.
Paul Pierce had 27 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists and the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 118-114 triple overtime victory over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday.