Murray gets 17 in 4th quarter to lift Nuggets over Kings

Basketball 01/04/19, 00:43

Jamal Murray scored 17 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter and the Denver Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings 117-113 on Thursday night for their fourth straight win.Nikola Jokic had 26 points and 13 rebounds, and the Nuggets maintained their lead atop the Western Conference by winning for the ...

Nikola Jokic’s stellar play lifting Nuggets to new heights

Basketball 01/02/19, 16:04

Nikola Jokic considers himself a point guard who just so happens to be trapped in a center's 250-pound frame. "I'm telling that to everybody," the Denver Nuggets standout said. "But nobody believes in that except me." It's as good a description as any for the hard-to-label and even harder-to-stop play of the ...

Jokic’s triple-double helps Nuggets beat Knicks 115-108

Basketball 01/01/19, 23:41

Nikola Jokic had 19 points, 14 rebounds and 15 assists, including a late no-look pass to wrap things up, as the Denver Nuggets kept right on rolling by beating the New York Knicks 115-108 on Tuesday night for their ninth straight home victory.Reserve Malik Beasley added a career-high 23 points ...

Nuggets waive veteran guard Nick Young

Basketball 12/30/18, 14:25

The Denver Nuggets have waived veteran guard Nick Young with several players starting to return to health. The team announced the move Sunday on its Twitter account. Young was signed earlier this month with the Nuggets missing several starters because of injuries. Forward Paul Millsap returned following a broken big toe in ...

Murray scores 46, hits 9 3s as Nuggets hold off Suns 122-118

Basketball 12/29/18, 23:55

Jamal Murray scored 46 points and made a career-high nine 3-pointers to carry the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets to a 122-118 victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night.Murray was 16 for 24 from the field with the second-most points he's scored in a game this season. He scored 31 ...

Murray helps Nuggets hold off Spurs 102-99

Basketball 12/28/18, 23:47

Jamal Murray scored 31 points, Monte Morris hit two big free throws with 7.2 seconds remaining and the Denver Nuggets held off the San Antonio Spurs 102-99 on Friday night to extend their home winning streak to eight. Nikola Jokic added 21 points, nine rebounds and nine assists before fouling out ...

DeRozan, Aldridge lead Spurs past Nuggets 111-103

Basketball 12/26/18, 23:31

DeMar DeRozan had 30 points, LaMarcus Aldridge scored 27 and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 111-103 on Wednesday night.Bryn Forbes added 15 points for the resurgent Spurs (19-16), who have won eight of 10 to move within two percentage points of first-place Houston in the Southwest Division.Juancho ...

Raptors coach Nurse, Hawks guard Bazemore fined by NBA

Sports 12/18/18, 17:38

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse and Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore were fined by the NBA on Tuesday.Nurse was fined $15,000 for criticizing the referees after a 95-86 loss to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday. Nurse was upset about a lack of fouls called against players guarding Kawhi Leonard, who ...

Nuggets beat Raptors 95-86 in matchup of conference leaders

Sports 12/16/18, 22:36

Nikola Jokic scored 26 points, Jamal Murray had 15 of his 19 in the fourth quarter and the banged-up Denver Nuggets rallied past the equally banged-up Toronto Raptors 95-86 on Sunday night in a contest between conference leaders.Trailing 70-57 in the third quarter, the Nuggets went on a 23-2 run ...

Sue Bird enjoying time in Nuggets role, still wants to play

Basketball 12/16/18, 20:58

Sue Bird, basketball operations associate for the Denver Nuggets. The title has a nice ring to it.Sue Bird, point guard for the Seattle Storm. Now that's a title she's not quite ready to give up.Bird has spent the last month with the Nuggets, hitting the road to help out with ...

Westbrook, Murray tussle as Nuggets beat Thunder 109-98

Sports 12/15/18, 01:12

Nikola Jokic scored 24 points, Jamal Murray had 19 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 109-98 on Friday night after Murray and Russell Westbrook had a heated exchange.Westbrook and Murray pushed each other and argued after lining up next to each other for a jump ball in ...

Jokic scores 27 as Nuggets hold off Grizzlies 105-99

Basketball 12/10/18, 23:37

Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds, reserve Monte Morris tied a career high with 20 points and the injury-depleted Denver Nuggets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-99 on Monday night.Morris gave the Nuggets the lead for good on a 3-pointer with 5:22 remaining. Juancho Hernangomez followed with another 3-pointer ...

Collins leads Hawks past Nuggets 106-98

Basketball 12/08/18, 22:14

John Collins scored a career-high 30 points and reserves Vince Carter and DeAndre' Bembry fueled a third-quarter rally that helped the Atlanta Hawks beat the Denver Nuggets 106-98 on Saturday night.Atlanta (6-20) snapped a four-game losing streak. Collins also had 12 rebounds and five assists.The Hawks lost 138-93 at Denver ...

Walker scores 21, Hornets snap Nuggets’ 7-game win streak

Sports 12/07/18, 21:44

Kemba Walker had 21 points, eight assists and six rebounds, fellow point guard Tony Parker added 19 points off the bench and the Charlotte Hornets snapped the Denver Nuggets' seven-game win streak with a 113-107 victory on Friday.Marvin Williams chipped in with 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Hornets, ...

Nuggets beat Magic in overtime for 7th straight win

Basketball 12/05/18, 21:57

Jamal Murray scored 31 points and the Denver Nuggets shut down the Orlando Magic in overtime for their seventh straight victory, 124-118 on Wednesday night.After Terence Ross tied it for Orlando with a 3-pointer with 6.1 seconds left in the fourth quarter, the Nuggets outscored the Magic 9-2 until Nikola ...

Jokic triple-double leads Nuggets past Raptors 106-103

Basketball 12/03/18, 22:19

Nikola Jokic capped a triple-double with three free throws in the final seven seconds, Kyle Lowry missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Denver Nuggets overcame an injury to leading scorer Gary Harris to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-103 on Monday night.Jokic made it 104-103 with a free throw ...

Nuggets win 117-85 in their biggest rout ever of Lakers

Basketball 11/27/18, 23:47

Paul Millsap, Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley scored 20 points apiece, and the Denver Nuggets rolled to their biggest victory ever over the Los Angeles Lakers, a 117-85 rout on Tuesday night.The 32-point margin surpassed a 29-point win in 1993.Nikola Jokic added 14 points and Juancho Hernangomez had 12 for ...

Nuggets roll to biggest win over Lakers with 117-85 romp

Basketball 11/27/18, 23:39

Paul Millsap, Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley scored 20 points apiece, and the Denver Nuggets rolled to their biggest victory ever over the Los Angeles Lakers, a 117-85 rout on Tuesday night.The 32-point margin surpassed a 29-point win in 1993.Nikola Jokic added 14 points and Juancho Hernangomez had 12 for ...

Murray leads Nuggets past Thunder, 105-98

Basketball 11/24/18, 22:40

Jamal Murray scored 22 points to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 105-98 on Saturday night.Nikola Jokic and Trey Lyles each scored 16 points and Juancho Hernangomez added 15 for the Nuggets, who won their third straight.Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) shoot as Oklahoma City Thunder ...

Lyles scores season-high 22 as Nuggets beat Magic, 112-87

Basketball 11/23/18, 23:26

Trey Lyles scored a season-high 22 points, Mason Plumlee had 15 points and 11 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Orlando Magic 112-87 on Friday night.Nikola Jokic finished with 11 assists and 10 rebounds but fell four points shy of a triple-double. It was the third time this season ...

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