Jake Shapiro

Jake Shapiro is a sports analyst for DenverSports.com. Shap also works as an adjunct sports media professor at his alma mater, the University of Colorado-Boulder. Previously, Jake worked at the Denver Post in breaking news and has covered the Colorado Buffaloes, Rapids and Rockies for years. You can follow Shap on Twitter at @Shapalicious.

In a stunning development, poor effort cost Nuggets Game 2 of NBA Finals

Denver Nuggets head coach was telling all but his message wasn't heard by his team and they dropped Game 2 of the NBA Finals 111-108
9 hours ago

Adam Silver knows ongoing Altitude/Comcast dispute is an issue needing a fix

Twice in two days NBA commissioner Adam Silver took to a microphone to voice his thoughts on the ongoing Comcast dispute with Altitude TV
2 days ago

Manning takes brief break from NBA Finals to worry about Chiefs

If anyone knows how good of a coach Sean Payton it might be Peyton Manning but he's still worried about the Kansas City Chiefs
3 days ago

Unfortunately, TV ratings fell slightly for Game 1 of NBA Finals

It comes as no surprise that the Miami Heat taking on the Denver Nuggets would lead to some low TV ratings for the 2023 NBA Finals
3 days ago

Nuggets Game 1 win led by MPJ’s defense, yes he does that too

Whatever you thought Michael Porter Jr. would be, he's not—he's better and it's because he's a complete player for the Denver Nuggets
3 days ago

Kris Bryant is injured again and he’ll miss time for the Rockies

Kris Bryant injured his heel and he's headed back to the shelf, where he's spent a lot of time over the past two years for the Rockies
4 days ago

How to watch the Denver Nuggets NBA Finals debut

The Nuggets are playing in their first-ever NBA Finals and it starts Thursday against the Heat, here's all the info you need to watch Game 1
4 days ago

Peyton Manning voices NBA Finals hype video for the Nuggets

Peyton Manning is one of the Nuggets most famous fans and he's helping getting folks ready for the NBA Finals by voicing a NBA Finals clip
4 days ago

Fiery Spoelstra dismisses altitude, has plan for revenge in Miami

Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra remembers the 2014 NBA Finals and has jokes and/or maybe a strategy for the Denver Nuggets
5 days ago

Heat star Jimmy Butler opens up about his friend, the late Demaryius Thomas

Jimmy Butler was a frequent visitor to Colorado in the past because he was great friends with Denver Broncos receiver Demaryius Thomas
5 days ago

Denver Nuggets preparing to slow playoff Jimmy Butler, their toughest task yet

After dealing with the likes of Anthony Edwards, Kevin Durant, Devin Booker, LeBron James and Anthony Davis, Denver's toughest task is ahead
6 days ago

How the Denver Nuggets can beat the Miami Heat for an NBA title

With the NBA Finals matchup finally set, it's time to decode how the Nuggets can beat the Heat
6 days ago

It’s official: The Nuggets will have to beat the Heat for first NBA title

Just like the Denver Nuggets did to the Los Angeles Lakers, the Miami Heat have beaten the Boston Celtics in the conference finals
6 days ago

Nuggets focused on keeping rhythm in long lay off until NBA Finals

Now that it is, the Denver Nuggets are onto the NBA Finals, but first they wait—and they'll be waiting for nine days due to scheduling reasons
10 days ago

Rockies linked to former World Series-winning general manager

The Colorado Rockies may be adding to their front office very soon and it's somebody with a resume
10 days ago

Standout rookie carted off with injury in wild Colorado Rockies win

Brenton Doyle has had an awesome first month in the show, flashing some big-time plays on defense while coming through for the Colorado Rockies on offense
11 days ago

LeBron James played in postseason with injury that may require surgery

Even in year 20 and apparently, on a bum foot, LeBron James was great in these NBA Playoffs, but he might have more injured than anyone knew
11 days ago

Mile High Football: May 25, 2023

Mark discusses the Denver Broncos
11 days ago

Details emerge on why the Broncos cut kicker Brandon McManus

Aside from the obvious reasons for cutting the kicker, there's another bit of news that is new
11 days ago

Enough complaints about TV ratings, the number on Nuggets-Lakers was huge

The NBA's need to get the Celtics and Lakers into the NBA Finals might be overblown, given that the Nuggets seem to be a pretty good draw
12 days ago

Jamal Murray makes it clear which No. 15 the Nuggets should retire

Carmelo Anthony is one of the most legendary athletes in Denver sports history, but he's not even the best No. 15 to play for the Denver Nuggets
12 days ago

LeBron James showers the Nuggets with praise after they send him home

The Nuggets may have ended LeBron James' career on Monday night as the superstar legend admitted he may retire and could've played his last game
13 days ago

Schedule for Nuggets first ring chase is out, here’s when the NBA Finals begin

The Nuggets have never won a championship and now they'll get their first-ever chance to capture a ring against (most likely) the Heat
13 days ago

On the verge of being swept, LeBron James has a message for the Lakers

LeBron James has only twice been swept in his storied NBA career and both instances occurred in the NBA Finals, now he has to make more history
15 days ago