Browsing Brian Shaw

NBA Head Coaches Fired This Season (So Far)

Posted on 13 May, 2015, by in Featured, NBA

With Monty Williams getting surprisingly fired by the New Orleans Pelicans, there are now five head coaches who lost their jobs during this NBA season or once the playoffs began. Williams joins Mike Malone, Jacques Vaughn, Brian Shaw and Scott Brooks. More

Denver Nuggets Fire Brian Shaw; Who Comes Next?

Posted on 4 Mar, 2015, by in NBA

The Denver Nuggets shouldn’t have never opened up the job that allowed Brian Shaw to become their head coach. He didn’t last two full seasons at the job, fired after failing to meet expectations, not coming close to contending for a playoff spot. More

Timberwolves vs Nuggets – Something Starting to Click in Denver

Posted on 16 Nov, 2013, by in NBA

Maybe Brian Shaw believes in a half-court kind of offense, maybe even the Triangle. It doesn’t matter. With the kind of players he has, which are a better fit for what George Karl ran there in the years after Carmelo Anthony left, it’s much better to let this team run, which is what they do almost better than anyone else, especially at home, leading to an impressive 117-113 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. More

Lakers vs Nuggets – Kenneth Faried Better With Timofey Mozgov Next to Him

Posted on 14 Nov, 2013, by in NBA

There weren’t too many smart decisions by the Denver Nuggets during the offseason. One of the bad ones was signing J.J. Hickson, a player with the exact same attributes as Kenneth Faried, and putting the two together in the lineup. After a slow start to the season, Brian Shaw is coming around, giving Timofey Mozgov big minutes off the bench, in return getting 23 points from the center and a 111-99 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. More