Lillard, Kemba, LeBron among noteworthy All-NBA picks

Sports 05/23/19, 14:25

Giannis Antetokounmpo and James Harden got the most votes, and Damian Lillard and Kemba Walker were also big winners when the All-NBA teams were announced.Those guards can cash in with supermax contracts based on their selections to one of the three All-NBA teams that were announced Thursday.LeBron James also was ...

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 are booming these days with a Nuggets team that boasts ...

Jokic, Nuggets think big in wake of stinging Game 7 loss

Basketball 05/13/19, 16:31

Things Nikola Jokic needs to improve on in the offseason: "Is there anything?" the Denver Nuggets big man joked.Hard to find many glitches in his game right now.By all measures, Jokic and the youthful Nuggets are ahead of schedule despite the sting of a Game 7 loss at home to ...

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 four points in the first six games of the series, ...

Painful Process: Embiid’s woes coming at bad time for 76ers

Basketball 05/08/19, 16:28

Joel Embiid doesn't know if he will feel better.He certainly knows he has to play better.He's battling an illness, looking like someone who'd rather be in bed than on the court. But the Philadelphia 76ers need their All-Star center, so Embiid is trying to tell himself that he has to ...

Nuggets rout Portland 124-98, a win away from West final

Basketball 05/08/19, 00:14

Nikola Jokic scored 25 points and tied a team playoff high with 19 rebounds, and Paul Millsap injected some experience into a series dominated by youth, sparking the Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night that gave Denver a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.The Nuggets ...

Millsap, Jokic spark Nuggets’ 124-98 blowout of Blazers

Basketball 05/08/19, 00:10

Nikola Jokic scored 25 points and tied a team playoff high with 19 rebounds, and Paul Millsap injected some experience into a series dominated by youth, sparking the Nuggets' 124-98 blowout of the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night that gave Denver a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series.The Nuggets ...

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 turning the NBA playoffs into his own grand stage with ...

Raptors, Nuggets win to even NBA playoff series at 2-2

Basketball 05/05/19, 21:16

Kawhi Leonard scored 39 points, including a clutch 3-pointer with 1:01 left, to help the Toronto Raptors beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-96 on Sunday and even the Eastern Conference semifinal series at 2-2.Marc Gasol scored 16, Kyle Lowry had 14 and the Raptors rebounded after consecutive losses to reclaim home-court ...

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 on Sunday.Jamal Murray led all scorers with 34 points and ...

No rest for the weary: Nuggets, Blazers back at it Sunday

Basketball 05/04/19, 17:49

Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets could use the kind of break everybody else is getting in the second round of the NBA playoffs.If anybody deserved some time off, it's the All-Star center who just played 65 minutes in a game.But there's no rest for the weary now. The Nuggets ...

Blazers beat Denver in 4 OTs for 2-1 lead; Bucks top Celtics

Basketball 05/04/19, 01:57

CJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney Hood hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 18.6 seconds left in the NBA postseason record-tying fourth overtime and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 140-137 on Friday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference semifinals.It ...

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 at halftime, 17 in the third quarter and 14 to ...

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 great basketball player, a great competitive guy and I just ...

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 ...

Nuggets, Blazers series features Jokic against Lillard

Basketball 04/28/19, 14:14

The Joker versus Dame. Versatile big man against prodigious scorer.They are two big reasons why Denver and Portland are meeting in the Western Conference semifinals as the series begins Monday in the Mile High City.Nikola Jokic: The 7-foot, do-it-all center for the Nuggets who guided them to a Game 7 ...

Nuggets beat Spurs in Game 7; Leonard has 45 in Raptors win

Basketball 04/28/19, 00:12

Nikola Jokic had a triple-double, Jamal Murray hit a clutch floater with 36.8 seconds remaining and the Denver Nuggets held off the San Antonio Spurs 90-86 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance in the postseason for the first time in a decade.In a matchup between a Denver team ...

Jokic, Nuggets hold off Spurs 90-86 in Game 7 to advance

Sports 04/27/19, 23:55

Nikola Jokic had a triple-double, Jamal Murray hit a clutch floater with 36.8 seconds remaining and the Denver Nuggets held off the San Antonio Spurs 90-86 in Game 7 on Saturday night to advance in the postseason for the first time in a decade.In a matchup between a Denver team ...

Spurs force Game 7 with 120-103 win over Nuggets

Basketball 04/25/19, 21:41

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and DeMar DeRozan added 25 to help the San Antonio Spurs overcome Nikola Jokic's 43 points and beat the Denver Nuggets 120-103 on Thursday night, forcing a Game 7 of the opening round series.Jokic had 27 points in the second half to post the third ...

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