Apr 4, 2013, 9:20 AM EDT
Kenneth Faried can finish. If your nickname is “manimal” you better know how to dunk with authority.
Combine them and you get the best dunk and maybe the best highlight out of Thursday night. That is a heck of a play and was part of the Nuggets beating the Jazz Wednesday in a battle of playoff teams…or at least close to playoff teams. The win kept the Nuggets as the three seed in the middle of the tight Western Conference, but it knocked the Jazz half a game back of the Lakers for the last spot in the West.
- Anthony Davis “definitely” plans on shooting more threes this season 3
- Jim Buss defends Byron Scott as Lakers coach, “He has the Laker blood in him” 20
- Jim Buss open to the idea of Kobe Bryant playing beyond this season 30
- Derrick Rose on sexual assault suit: “I am confident I will be proven innocent” 4
- Report: Kyrie Irving likely not back opening night, could be out until January 14
- Legendary Sixer, backboard-shattering dunker Darryl Dawkins dies at 58 14
- After Rio Olympics next summer, who takes over at Team USA coach? 8
- Kobe, Shaq discuss regrets over feud that ended their Lakers era 49