Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets beat Pelicans 105-99

Basketball 01/30/19, 22:29

Nikola Jokic had 20 points, 13 rebound and 10 assists for his eighth triple-double of the season and the Denver Nuggets beat the undermanned New Orleans Pelicans 105-99 on Wednesday night.Malik Beasley scored 22 points, and Monte Morris added 20 to help the Northwest Division-leading Nuggets win their fourth straight.Kenrich ...

Jokic, Barton help Nuggets rally to beat Grizzlies 95-92

Basketball 01/28/19, 22:49

Nikola Jokic scored 24 points and made a go-ahead basket with 28.9 seconds left, and the Denver Nuggets overcame a 25-point second-half deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 95-92 on Monday night.Will Barton's 3-pointer with 43 seconds remaining gave the Nuggets their first lead of the game at 91-89. After ...

Jokic returns to lead Nuggets past 76ers 126-110

Basketball 01/26/19, 23:40

Nikola Jokic posted his seventh triple-double of the season in his return from a one-game suspension and the Denver Nuggets beat the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers 126-110 on Saturday night.Jokic finished with 32 points, 18 rebounds and 10 assists.The 76ers gave leading scorer Joel Embiid the night off, robbing fans of ...

Nuggets overcome Jokic suspension to beat Suns 132-95

Basketball 01/25/19, 23:33

Paul Millsap scored 20 points and the Denver Nuggets overcame Nikola Jokic's one-game suspension to race past Phoenix 132-95 Friday night, sending the short-handed Suns to their seventh straight loss.Jokic, the Nuggets' leader in points, rebounds and assists, was banished for a night by the NBA for leaving the bench ...

Nikola Jokic suspended 1 game for leaving bench

Basketball 01/25/19, 14:32

Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic received a one-game suspension for leaving the bench during an altercation.Jokic will miss the contest Friday night against the Phoenix Suns, the league announced.The Serbian center stepped toward the court during Wednesday's loss at Utah when teammate Mason Plumlee and Derrick Favors of the ...

Jazz dominate from perimeter, top Nuggets 114-108

Basketball 01/24/19, 01:31

Donovan Mitchell scored 35 points and made a season-high six 3-pointers to lead the Utah Jazz to a 114-108 win over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.Ricky Rubio added 17 points and six assists, Rudy Gobert had 15 points and 11 rebounds, Joe Ingles added 14 points and eight assists ...

No bursting his bubble: Morris hones jumper with gum wrapper

Basketball 01/22/19, 17:38

Monte Morris restored his long-range jumper to mint condition.The Great Spearmint Gum Wrapper Experiment worked.Last summer, the Denver Nuggets backup point guard went through shooting drills with a wrapper from a stick of gum — mostly spearmint, he said — wedged between his thumb and index finger on his guide ...

Murray, Jokic lead Nuggets past Cavs 124-102

Basketball 01/20/19, 00:46

Nikola Jokic had 19 points, 12 assists and 11 rebounds in his sixth triple-double this season, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 124-102 on Saturday night.Jamal Murray scored 26 points as Denver won for the third time in four games. Trey Lyles had 16 points and Monte Morris ...

Murray, Jokic lead Nuggets to 135-105 rout of Bulls

Basketball 01/17/19, 23:28

Jamal Murray scored 22 of his 25 points in the third quarter, Nikola Jokic finished two rebounds shy of another triple-double and the Denver Nuggets cruised past Chicago 135-105 on Thursday night for their 12th straight home win over the Bulls.Chicago hasn't knocked off the Nuggets at the Pepsi Center ...

Nuggets regroup after blowout home loss to Warriors

Basketball 01/16/19, 18:41

The Denver Nuggets woke up out of first place in the Western Conference for the first time in 2019.Arriving at work on Wednesday, a stark reminder of just why awaited: Watching the footage of Golden State hitting 21 3-pointers.It wasn't fun viewing.The playoff-contending Nuggets learned a hard truth in a ...

Warriors use NBA-record 1st quarter to rout Nuggets 142-111

Basketball 01/15/19, 23:27

Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Golden State Warriors, propelled by an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter, regained the top spot in the Western Conference by routing the Denver Nuggets 142-111 on Tuesday night.Golden State cruised to a fifth straight win to move a half-game in ...

Warriors score NBA-record 51 points in 1st quarter

Sports 01/15/19, 22:38

The Golden State Warriors scored an NBA-record 51 points in the first quarter against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.Kevin Durant led the way with 17 points as the Warriors shot 76 percent from the field. The team hit 10 of 14 from 3-point range, with four from Stephen Curry ...

Jokic, Murray lead Nuggets past Trail Blazers, 116-113

Basketball 01/13/19, 22:58

Nikola Jokic scored a season-high 40 points, Jamal Murray fought through a bloody lip to add 24 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-113 on Sunday night.Jokic finished a point off his career high. He added 10 rebounds and eight assists, just missing his sixth-triple double of ...

Jokic notches triple-double as Nuggets rout Clippers 121-100

Basketball 01/10/19, 23:34

Nikola Jokic had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists for his 21st career triple-double to help the Denver Nuggets extend their home winning streak to 11 by cruising past the Los Angeles Clippers 121-100 on Thursday night.Jamal Murray scored 23 points and Mason Plumlee added a season-high 17 points ...

Jokic’s 4th triple-double leads Nuggets past Heat 103-99

Basketball 01/08/19, 22:22

Nikola Jokic had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his fourth triple-double of the season, and his basket with 2.4 seconds left put the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets ahead to stay in their 103-99 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.Jamal Murray had 18 points, Trey Lyles ...

Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets top Heat 103-99

Basketball 01/08/19, 22:07

Nikola Jokic had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for his fourth triple-double of the season, and his basket with 2.4 seconds left put the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets ahead to stay in their 103-99 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.Jamal Murray had 18 points, Trey Lyles ...

Harden, Capela lead Rockets to 125-113 win over Nuggets

Basketball 01/07/19, 23:35

James Harden scored 32 points, Clint Capela added a career-high 31 and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 125-113 on Monday night.P.J. Tucker set a career best with seven 3-pointers and scored a season-high 21 points to help Houston win for the 12th time in 14 games. Capela had ...

Harden, Capela help Rockets over Nuggets 125-113

Basketball 01/07/19, 22:34

James Harden scored 32 points, Clint Capela added a career-high 31 and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 125-113 on Monday night.P.J. Tucker set a career high with seven 3-pointers and scored a season-high 21 points to help Houston win for the 12th time in 14 games. Capela had ...

Jokic scores season-high 39, Nuggets beat Hornets 123-110

Sports 01/05/19, 19:44

Nikola Jokic scored a season-high 39 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, reserve Paul Millsap added 18 and the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets knocked off the Charlotte Hornets 123-110 on Saturday for their 10th straight home victory.At 26-11, the Nuggets are off to their best NBA start in franchise history. This ...

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