Connelly eager to finish what he started with Nuggets

Basketball 05/21/19, 16:21

The prospects of a return home to Washington were undeniably appealing to Tim Connelly.Not nearly as alluring as this: Finishing what he's started.The Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations elected to stay in town even with the Wizards calling. Things ...

Juancho Hernangomez undergoes core muscle surgery

Sports 05/16/19, 12:41

The Denver Nuggets say forward Juancho Hernangomez underwent surgery to fix a core muscle injury.The procedure was performed Thursday by Dr. William Meyers at the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia. There was no timetable given for Hernangomez's return.Hernangomez averaged 5.8 points ...

McCollum leads Blazers past Nuggets 100-96

Sports 05/12/19, 17:36

CJ McCollum scored 37 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 100-96 on Sunday to advance to the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2000. Evan Turner, who scored just ...

Big man on court: Nikola Jokic showing off all his skills

Sports 05/06/19, 17:05

Earlier in the playoffs, he was drawing comparisons to Wilt Chamberlain. This week, it's Magic Johnson.As the casual basketball fan — everyone, really — is finding out, Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic has no direct comparison.The All-Star center is ...

Nuggets even series with Blazers at 2 with 116-112 victory

Sports 05/05/19, 20:54

Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Denver Nuggets evened their Western Conference semifinal series against the Trail Blazers at 2-2 with a 116-112 victory ...

Knocked down and bloodied, Craig keeps going in Game 2 loss

Basketball 05/02/19, 00:37

Nose bloodied, Torrey Craig returned wearing a clear mask.Knocked down later, his Denver Nuggets teammates rushed to his defense.There's no masking the appreciation the Nuggets have for their defensive specialist. Bloodied and bruised, Craig contributed seven points in a 97-90 ...

McCollum leads Blazers past cold Nuggets, 97-90

Sports 05/01/19, 23:01

CJ McCollum scored 20 points, picking up the slack with backcourt mate Damian Lillard struggling, and the Portland Trail Blazers turned back the Denver Nuggets 97-90 Wednesday night to even their playoff series at 1-1.The Trail Blazers led by 15 ...

Torrey Craig bloodies nose in Game 2, return questionable

Sports 05/01/19, 21:14

Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig left the game after bloodying his nose in a collision during the second quarter of Game 2 against Portland.His return Wednesday night is questionable.Craig was going for a rebound when he appeared to bounce off ...

Buddy system: Bond between Jokic, Murray showing on court

Sports 04/30/19, 12:22

Nikola Jokic got right to the point on his flourishing chemistry with teammate Jamal Murray . After all, he believes it's something to write home about. "We are playing really good together," the versatile Denver Nuggets big man said . "He's a ...

Jokic helps Nuggets win Game 1 over Portland

Basketball 04/30/19, 01:40

Nikola Jokic scored 37 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood Damian Lillard's 39-point effort and Enes Kanter's strong return to Portland's lineup in a 121-113 win over the well-rested Trail Blazers in the opener of their second-round playoff series Monday ...

Jokic’s 37 points leads Nuggets past Portland 121-113

Sports 04/30/19, 00:20

Nikola Jokic scored 37 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood Damian Lillard's 39-point effort and Enes Kanter's strong return to Portland's lineup in a 121-113 win over the well-rested Trail Blazers in the opener of their second-round playoff series Monday ...

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