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 night.Lillard, who struck for 50 points, including a 37-footer at ...

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 night.Lillard, who struck for 50 points, including a 37-footer at ...

Murray leads charge as Nuggets beat Timberwolves 133-107

Basketball 03/13/19, 00:15

Jamal Murray scored 19 of his 30 points in the second half, Mason Plumlee dished out eight of Denver's season-high 40 assists and the Nuggets cruised to a 133-107 victory over the banged-up Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday night.Called out by coach Michael Malone after a lackadaisical performance at Golden State ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Harris scores 20, Nuggets rally in 4th and beat Jazz 103-88

Basketball 11/03/18, 23:48

Gary Harris scored 20 points and Malik Beasley and Mason Plumlee hit key 3-pointers in a fourth-quarter flurry, leading the Denver Nuggets to a 103-88 victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.Jamal Murray scored 19 for Denver, which won its fourth straight.Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell reacts after being ...

Jokic’s double-double leads Nuggets over Kings, 126-112

Basketball 10/24/18, 04:06

Michael Malone wasn't excited about his Denver Nuggets' defense Tuesday night, but he acknowledged he was nitpicking a little.The coach had to find something to work on after another impressive win by his team."Our defense wasn't great tonight," Malone said after the Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings 126-112 on Tuesday ...

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