Nuggets beat Wizards 113-108 for fifth straight victory

Basketball 03/21/19, 21:31

Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.Paul Millsap, Gary Harris, Jamal Murray and Torrey Craig also added 15 points for the Nuggets, who were playing for the first time since clinching ...

Jokic leads balanced Nuggets effort in 113-108 win over Wiz

Basketball 03/21/19, 20:34

Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.Paul Millsap, Gary Harris, Jamal Murray and Torrey Craig also added 15 points for the Nuggets, who were playing for the first time since clinching ...

Nuggets clinch playoff berth with 114-105 win over Celtics

Sports 03/18/19, 21:15

Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 13 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Boston Celtics 114-105 on Monday night.Will Barton added 20 points for the Nuggets, who clinched a playoff spot for the first time since 2012-13. They have won four straight.Kyrie Irving ...

Millsap’s floater leads Nuggets to 102-100 win over Pacers

Basketball 03/16/19, 23:45

Nikola Jokic has made a habit of bailing the Denver Nuggets out of bad situations.His teammates returned the favor.Paul Millsap hit a left-handed layup with 7 seconds remaining after Jokic was ejected late in the fourth quarter for arguing and the Nuggets moved to the verge of their first playoff ...

Jokic hits buzzer-beater to lift Nuggets over Mavs 100-99

Basketball 03/15/19, 00:21

Nikola Jokic hit a falling one-handed shot as time expired to lift the Denver Nuggets over the weary Dallas Mavericks 100-99 on Thursday night.Jokic rescued Denver after the Nuggets trailed by 12 early in the fourth quarter. He finished with 11 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists, hitting all four ...

Thompson returns with 39, Warriors bounce back, beat Nuggets

Basketball 03/09/19, 01:19

Klay Thompson returned from a two-game absence to score 39 points with nine 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors bounced back from their worst loss of the season to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-105 on Friday night in a matchup of the top two teams in the Western Conference.Thompson sat ...

LeBron passes Jordan, but Nuggets beat Lakers 115-99

Basketball 03/07/19, 01:06

Will Barton scored 23 points, Gary Harris added 19 and the Denver Nuggets snapped their three-game losing streak with a 115-99 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night despite LeBron James' move into fourth place on the NBA's career scoring list.James scored 31 points and surpassed Michael Jordan's ...

Thunder F George out vs. Grizzlies

Sports 03/03/19, 17:44

Paul George will miss the Thunder's game against the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday night with a sore right shoulder.George was injured during a loss to the Denver Nuggets on Feb. 26, and Oklahoma City has lost both games since without him. He is the league's No. 2 scorer with 28.6 ...

Holiday scores 29, Pelicans beat Nuggets 120-112

Basketball 03/03/19, 00:04

Jrue Holiday scored 29 points, Julius Randle had 28 and the New Orleans Pelicans rallied from 19 points down in the first half to beat the Denver Nuggets 120-112 on Saturday night.Frank Jackson added 16 points for the Pelicans, who were without Anthony Davis (rest) and E'Twaun Moore (thigh).Nikola Jokic ...

Jokic scores 36 points, Denver beats Thunder 121-112

Basketball 02/27/19, 01:34

Nikola Jokic scored 36 points, including five free throws in the final moments, and the Denver Nuggets fended off Oklahoma City's late rally for a 121-112 victory Tuesday night in a matchup between two of the top three teams in the Western Conference standings.Jokic added 10 assists and nine rebounds ...

Thompson, Warriors get back on track, beat Hornets 121-110

Basketball 02/25/19, 21:32

Klay Thompson scored 26 points, DeMarcus Cousins had 24 points and 11 rebounds, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Charlotte Hornets 121-110 on Monday night.The Warriors took a 1 ½-game lead over the Denver Nuggets in the race for the best record in the Western Conference. Golden State dropped ...

Jokic, Millsap lead Nuggets past Clippers 123-96

Basketball 02/24/19, 19:39

The Denver Nuggets breezed past the cold-shooting Los Angeles Clippers 123-96 Sunday behind Nikola Jokic and Paul Millsap for their fourth consecutive victory.Jokic had 22 points and 16 rebounds, and Millsap had 21 points and 16 boards, doing much of his damage after Jokic took a seat two minutes into ...

Jokic helps Nuggets beat Mavs as Doncic sits with sore ankle

Basketball 02/22/19, 23:18

Nikola Jokic had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead a deep offensive effort, and the Denver Nuggets broke out in the second half to beat the Dallas Mavericks 114-104 on Friday night.Northwest Division-leading Denver has won three straight. The Mavericks have lost three in a row, this one without ...

Thomas ready for any role as Nuggets make playoff push

Basketball 02/21/19, 15:23

Only one game back on the court and Isaiah Thomas already began lobbying for an even broader role — to appear in the movie "Space Jam 2" starring LeBron James.With filming set to start this summer , the Denver Nuggets point guard wants to be cast as the Muggsy Bogues ...

Thomas says hip is mended and he’s nearing Nuggets debut

Basketball 02/13/19, 15:30

Isaiah Thomas pronounced his surgically repaired hip as fit as it's ever going to be.His confidence? Now that's as healthy as ever with the point guard on the verge of his Denver Nuggets debut."My job is not to fit in. It's to stand out," said Thomas, who's looking to play ...

Thomas says hip is mended and he’s nearing Nuggets debut

Basketball 02/13/19, 13:56

Isaiah Thomas says his surgically repaired hip has mended enough to allow him to soon make his Denver Nuggets debut.The point guard's first appearance in a Nuggets jersey could be Wednesday night against the Sacramento Kings, the team that picked him in the second round of the 2011 draft. Thomas ...

Jokic, Beasley lead Nuggets past Heat 103-87

Basketball 02/11/19, 23:28

The Denver Nuggets snapped a three-game skid with a 103-87 win over the Miami Heat on Monday night behind 23 points and 12 rebounds from Nikola Jokic and 20 points from Malik Beasley.The Nuggets swept the season series from the Heat for the first time since 2008-09 and improved to ...

Redick scores 34 points, 76ers beat Nuggets 117-110

Basketball 02/08/19, 21:39

JJ Redick scored a season-high 34 points, Jimmy Butler had 22 and the new-look Philadelphia 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets 117-110 on Friday night.Tobias Harris had 14 points and eight rebounds in his first game for Philadelphia and Joel Embiid scored 15 and grabbed 12 boards despite playing with a ...

Russell scores 27, Nets hit 19 3s and beat Nuggets 135-130

Basketball 02/06/19, 22:19

D'Angelo Russell had 27 points and 11 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets surpassed last season's win total by beating the Denver Nuggets 135-130 on Wednesday night.Russell made six of the Nets' 19 3-pointers, one game after they made only five as a team in their poorest shooting performance of the ...

Jokic scores 31, Nuggets beat Rockets 136-122

Basketball 02/02/19, 00:48

Nikola Jokic had 31 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists, Malik Beasley had a career-high 35 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the Houston Rockets 136-122 on Friday night.Houston's James Harden scored 30 points to extend his streak to 25 games of scoring 30 or more points. He needed ...

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