Denver Nuggets (11-11, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (16-8, second in the Eastern Conference)
Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: A pair of the league's best scorers, DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Jokic, meet when Chicago and Denver square off.
Denver Nuggets (10-11, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. New York Knicks (11-11, 10th in the Eastern Conference)
New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets visit the New York Knicks.
Denver Nuggets (10-10, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (4-18, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Orlando, Florida; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets square off against the Orlando Magic.
MIAMI (AP) — Nikola Jokic returned and scored 24 points, Aaron Gordon added 20 and the Denver Nuggets snapped their longest losing streak in nearly six years by beating the short-handed Miami Heat 120-111 on Monday night.
MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Heat said 19,600 fans attended their home game Monday night.
At least two of them left happy.
Nikola Jokic — with his two brothers behind the Denver bench — returned and scored 24 points, Aaron Gordon added 20 and the Nuggets snapped their longest losing streak in nearly six years by beating the short-handed Heat 120-111 on Monday night.
Denver Nuggets (9-10, 10th in the Western Conference) vs. Miami Heat (13-7, second in the Eastern Conference)
Miami; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Nikola Jokic leads Denver into a matchup against Miami.
DENVER (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 24 points and 13 rebounds, Pat Connaughton added 20 points off the bench and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the depleted Denver Nuggets 120-109 on Friday night for their sixth straight win.
DENVER (AP) — Zach LaVine took over late before handing things over to DeMar DeRozan, who took it from there.
That was much to the delight of a strong Chicago crowd, too, chanting “Let's go Bulls!" at every chance.
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 19 rebounds and 10 assists in his return from a one-game suspension, posting his second triple-double of the season to lead the Denver Nuggets to a 105-96 win over the struggling Atlanta Hawks on Friday night.
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic blocked Jae’Sean Tate’s drive to the basket as time ran out and the short-handed Denver Nuggets escaped with a 95-94 victory over the Houston Rockets on Saturday.
Jokic finished with 28 points and 14 rebounds as the Nuggets won despite the absence of forward Michael Porter Jr.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant had 26 points, eight assists and seven rebounds, Tyus Jones added 17 points and the Memphis Grizzlies defeated the Denver Nuggets 106-97 on Monday night.
Xavier Tillman had 12 points, while Desmond Bane and Jaren Jackson Jr.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jamahl Mosley waited a long time for this chance. He’s not about to let very low expectations douse his enthusiasm.
The new coach of the Orlando Magic understands that this season, his first as an NBA head coach, is part of a massive rebuild that started last spring when the team traded away its best players — Nikola Vucevic, Even Fournier and Aaron Gordon.
DENVER (AP) — Forward Aaron Gordon and the Denver Nuggets have agreed on a four-year, $92 million contract extension.
His agent, Calvin Andrews, confirmed the contract to The Associated Press on Tuesday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 16 of his 31 points in the first quarter as the Denver Nuggets took control and the playoff-bound Nuggets held off a second-half rally in a 114-103 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.
DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets bolstered their backcourt by signing guard Shaquille Harrison to a two-way deal...
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 25 points, 10 assists and nine rebounds to help the surging Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs 106-96 on Wednesday night...
Andre Drummond didn't even make it to halftime of his debut with the Lakers before a toenail came off and put the four-time rebounding leader back on the sideline as Los Angeles lost to Milwaukee...
DENVER (AP) — Aaron Gordon scored 24 points against his former team, rallying the Denver Nuggets past the Orlando Magic 119-109 Sunday night...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Terrence Ross hit two key jumpers late in overtime, Wendell Carter III scored 21 points and the Orlando Magic beat the short-handed New Orleans Pelicans 115-110 on Thursday night...
DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 30 points, Michael Porter Jr. added 27 and the Denver Nuggets raced out to a 25-point lead on their way to a 104-95 win over the slow-starting Philadelphia 76ers on Tuesday night...