Reader: No Matter Who’s Inside the Rocky Costume, Nuggets Games Are Still Fun

Rocky, the Denver Nuggets mascot, keeps winning awards after more than thirty years on the court, including a recent survey of 1,500 basketball fans that named him the most popular mascot in the NBA. But on social media, there’s also been talk that Rocky seems different these days. And that talk continues on the Westword … Read more

Bucks beat Nuggets 120-109, extend win streak to 6 games

DENVER (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 13 rebounds, Pat Connaughton added 20 points off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the depleted Denver Nuggets 120-109  for their sixth straight win. Antetokounmpo hit 10 of 13 shots in 30 minutes and the Bucks never trailed, winning by double digits for the third … Read more

Nuggets drop sixth straight as Nikola Jokic sits, fall to Giannis Antetokoumpo’s Bucks, 120-109

Too much Giannis, not enough Joker. Or any Joker, now that you mention it. Reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic sat for a fourth straight game as he recovers from a wrist sprain, and his Nuggets continue to miss him — dropping a sixth straight game, this one to Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks, 120-109, … Read more

Mascot Mandate: Has the Original Rocky Retired From the Denver Nuggets?

For decades, Rocky, the mountain-lion mascot of the Denver Nuggets, has amazed fans with his awesomeness. Spunky and acrobatic, Rocky always hypes up the crowd, entertaining kids and adults alike with his half-court shots and epic dance moves and skits. In fact, Rocky was recently named the NBA’s best mascot in a survey of 1,500 basketball … Read more