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Tuesday, March 24th, 2009 at 9:30 am  |  17 responses

Penny-Pinching Nuggets Cut Back on Cheerleading Costs

The Denver Nuggets are trying to come up with all kinds of creative ways to save money: “Kroenke Sports Enterprises last week announced layoffs. Also affected has been the Denver Nuggets Cheerleading team, whose performances have been scaled back from all home games to only weekend games…So how money would be saved by benching the cheerleaders for seven games this season? It would seem to be less than $17,000.”

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  • Gumdrop

    ha ha ha

  • Scott

    Is it time to start calling them the Denver Pennies? This is getting ridiculous…

  • Scott

    Official new team colours: blue and copper

  • http://www.chucknorrisfacts.com/ The Kandi Raver

    LOL out of cash when their name is the nuggets. I just hope their mascot is not layed-off

  • neaorin

    Kenyon Martin probably makes that much in a single quarter…

  • http://ittakesanationofmillionstoholdthissac.blogspot.com ciolkstar

    Jeeez, they really don’t get payed much at all. Sorry ladies.

  • Static

    The real question is why in the h3ll do they need cheerleaders in addition to the dancers they already got? Still a funny story

  • Static

    and half that cheer squad is full of guys w/ beer bellies, wow

  • luke

    Hahahahahahahahahaha this is just……uhm…funny

  • http://www.bbl.org.uk Josh D

    Even my local teams can afford cheerleaders and i live in the UK

  • https://twitter.com/TheDiesel Anton

    Useless without pics

  • clapzilla

    This Makes A Little Sense. The Cheerleading Squad Has Like 45 People. The Nuggets Dancers Aren’t Being Cut Back Though.

  • http://www.nba.com/suns Dacre

    “so to cut back on costs the denver cheergirls will be wearing less next season” he dont not necessarily add…

  • melvin ely

    double negatives aren’t not ftw, dacre

  • doyouwantmore

    They should keep the dancers, cut the shooting guard position and play four on five. Same difference.

  • wilz

    daaaamnnn…this better not be a trend

  • http://www.nba.com/suns Dacre

    yeah i got excited with my post and i dont have the humility to post an ed. note

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