COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — USA Basketball's national team roster under consideration for the FIBA World Cup lost another name Saturday when New York's Julius Randle pulled out, citing a family...
DENVER (AP) — Portland guard/forward Rodney Hood remains hopeful he can play in the opening game of the Western Conference Finals after hyperextending his left knee.
DENVER (AP) — Nose bloodied, Torrey Craig returned wearing a clear mask.
Knocked down later, his Denver Nuggets teammates rushed to his defense.
DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets forward Torrey Craig returned to the game wearing a clear mask to protect the nose he bloodied in a collision during Game 2 against Portland.
DENVER (AP) — 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...
DENVER (AP) — Michael Malone stopped when he saw Tim Connelly standing nearby and gave his boss a bear hug. Connelly returned the hug and congratulated his head coach.
Nuggets beat Wizards 113-108 for fifth straight victory
WASHINGTON (AP) — 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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone didn't know how his team would respond to clinching its first playoff berth in six years.
Jokic scores 31, Nuggets beat Rockets 136-122
DENVER (AP) — Denver couldn't stop James Harden's scoring streak, but the Nuggets were able to end three years of frustration against the Houston Rockets.
Nikola Jokic had 31 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists, Malik Beasley had a career-high 35 points and the Nuggets beat Houston 136-122 on Friday night to snap a nine-game losing streak against the Rockets.
Jokic’s 4th triple-double leads Nuggets past Heat 103-99
MIAMI (AP) — 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 added 15, Paul Millsap had 12 and Torrey Craig finished with 11 points and 16 rebounds for the Nuggets.
Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets top Heat 103-99
MIAMI (AP) — Nikola Jokic's numbers were big, as usual.
And his shooting touch at the end was perfectly soft.
Jokic had his fourth triple-double of the season — 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists — and his high-arching shot in the lane with 2.4 seconds left lifted the Western Conference-leading Denver Nuggets to a 103-99 win over the Miami Heat on Tuesday night.
Murray leads Nuggets past Thunder, 105-98
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Denver Nuggets overcame significant odds to pull out a win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday.
Their second-leading scorer, Gary Harris, was out with a sore left ankle. It was their third game in four nights and the Thunder entered the game tied for the best record in the Western Conference.
Despite all that, Jamal Murray had 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to lead the Nuggets to a 105-98 win.
Nuggets’ Barton has surgery on hip muscle injury
DENVER (AP) — Nuggets forward Will Barton underwent surgery to fix core and hip muscle injuries.
He will be re-evaluated in six weeks, the team announced Tuesday. The surgery was performed by Dr. William Meyers in Philadelphia.
Barton was carted off the floor Saturday night after he said he felt something pop when he took off for the basket in the third quarter against Phoenix. He had an MRI on Sunday and missed the Golden State game that night.
Barton strains core and right hip; no timetable for return
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets say starting forward Will Barton strained his right hip along with his core and there's no timetable for his return.
Barton was carted off the court Saturday after he said he felt something pop when he took off for the basket during the third quarter of a win over Phoenix. He underwent an MRI on Sunday and missed the Golden State game that night.