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Denver Nuggets fire coach Brian Shaw with team in slide

DENVER (AP) Last week, Denver Nuggets players broke huddle with a chant of "1-2-3 ... Six weeks," interpreted by some as a countdown to the end of a season gone sour.

Brian Shaw didn't even make it that far. The first-time head coach was fired after 1 1/2 seasons on Tuesday, with the team at 20-39 and on a six-game losing streak. Assistant coach Melvin Hunt will be the interim coach.

The timing of the dismissal was somewhat surprising given that just last week general manager Tim Connelly seemed to signal Shaw's job was safe at least through the end of the season. It also happened hours before tipoff against Milwaukee.

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Leaders
Points: Ty Lawson16.3
Rebounds: Kenneth Faried8.5
Assists: Ty Lawson9.8
FG%: Kenneth Faried49.1%
Steals: Ty Lawson1.32
Blocks: Jusuf Nurkic1.29
Defense (Rank)
Points: 104.2 (26)
Rebounds: 45.5 (28)
Assists: 22.6 (19)
FG%: 45.5% (22)
FT%: 75.0% (14)
3P%: 34.2% (9)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 99.4 (18)
Rebounds: 44.7 (8)
Assists: 21.4 (17)
FG%: 42.6% (28)
FT%: 73.2% (24)
3P%: 31.1% (30)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Portland 39 19 .672 --
Oklahoma City 33 27 .550 7.0
Utah 23 35 .397 16.0
Denver 20 39 .339 19.5
Minnesota 13 46 .220 26.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/22/2015 Victor Claver Waived
2/22/2015 Thomas Robinson Waived
2/19/2015 Thomas Robinson Traded Part of five player deal
2/19/2015 Victor Claver Traded Part of five player deal
2/19/2015 Will Barton Traded Part of five player deal
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Injuries
Date Player Status
2/27/2015 Darrell Arthur Calf strain
2/25/2015 Wilson Chandler Sore left adductor
2/25/2015 Kenneth Faried Left thumb contusion
2/25/2015 Jusuf Nurkic Right ankle
2/4/2015 Jameer Nelson Sore Achilles
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