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 ...

Knocked down and bloodied, Craig keeps going in Game 2 loss

Basketball 05/02/19, 00:37

Nose bloodied, Torrey Craig returned wearing a clear mask.Knocked down later, his Denver Nuggets teammates rushed to his defense.There's no masking the appreciation the Nuggets have for their defensive specialist. Bloodied and bruised, Craig contributed seven points in a 97-90 loss to Portland on Wednesday night as the Trail Blazers ...

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 move on to face Blazers in 2nd round of playoffs

Basketball 04/28/19, 02:28

The celebration will be short-lived for the Denver Nuggets after winning a playoff series for the first time in a decade.After all, Portland awaits.The Nuggets knocked off San Antonio 90-86 in Game 7 on Saturday night to move on to the Western Conference semifinals.Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone directs ...

Murray scored 23 in Nuggets’ 108-90 romp of Spurs

Sports 04/23/19, 23:02

Jamal Murray's 23 points led six Nuggets in double figures and Denver routed the San Antonio Spurs 108-90 Tuesday night to move within one win of their first playoff series triumph in a decade.Up 3 games to 2, the Nuggets can wrap up the series Thursday night in San Antonio, ...

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

Sports 04/18/19, 22:44

Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108 on Thursday night, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series.Nikola Jokic had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for Denver.Game 4 is Saturday in San Antonio, ...

Nuggets beat Timberwolves 99-95, clinch West’s 2nd seed

Sports 04/11/19, 00:07

Nikola Jokic scored 29 points and had a key strip in the closing seconds for the Denver Nuggets, who scored the game's final 15 points in a 99-95 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that secured the No. 2 seed in the Western Conference playoffs."We didn't give up," ...

Lillard scores 30 points, Trail Blazers beat Nuggets 115-108

Basketball 04/07/19, 22:54

Damian Lillard scored 30 points to lead the Portland Trail Blazers to a 115-108 victory over a Denver Nuggets team that rested its top three scorers Sunday night after securing home-court advantage in the playoffs.Al-Farouq Aminu added 23 points and 11 rebounds for Portland, which held on to fourth place ...

Nuggets clinch Northwest with 119-110 win over Trail Blazers

Sports 04/06/19, 00:22

Nikola Jokic scored 10 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, Paul Millsap finished with 25 points, and the Denver Nuggets clinched the Northwest Division title with a 119-110 win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night.Jokic added 13 rebounds and nine assists to lead the Nuggets to ...

Warriors beat Nuggets, increase lead for top seed in West

Sports 04/03/19, 00:06

Kevin Durant emphatically showed who is still No. 1 in the West, delivering a pair of jarring dunks late in the first half and finishing with 21 points and six assists before being ejected to lead the Golden State Warriors past the Denver Nuggets 116-99 on Tuesday night in a ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, 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 ...

Jokic tips in winner as Nuggets beat Kings 120-118

Basketball 02/13/19, 23:48

Nikola Jokic tipped in a basket with less than a second remaining, Isaiah Thomas hit two big 3-pointers in his long-awaited Denver debut and the Nuggets held off the Sacramento Kings 120-118 on Wednesday night.Jokic finished with 20 points, 18 rebounds and 11 assists for his 28th career triple-double, and ...

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