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Jokic's 47 leads Nuggets over Grizzlies 139-137 in 2 OTs

Apr. 20, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 47 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer late in the second overtime, and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 139-137 on Monday night. Jokic added 15 rebounds and eight assists, Will Barton scored 28 and Michael...

Jokic, Nuggets regroup after losing Murray to knee injury

Apr. 15, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Already a triple-double threat on the floor, Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic is prepared to raise his game in yet another category — leadership. Anything to help out after losing point guard and vocal leader Jamal Murray for the season due to a torn...

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets over Heat 123-106

Apr. 15, 2021 01:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 17 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his 15th triple-double of the season to lead the Denver Nuggets over the Miami Heat 123-106 on Wednesday night. Michael Porter Jr. added 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets. Six Denver...

Murray, Porter lead Nuggets past slow-starting 76ers 104-95

Mar. 31, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

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. Nikola Jokic added 21 points for the Nuggets, who played...

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets to 128-97 rout of Bucks

Mar. 03, 2021 00:27 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nikola Jokic reached a career milestone and helped the Denver Nuggets snap the Milwaukee Bucks’ five-game winning streak in emphatic fashion. Jokic had 37 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds for his 50th career triple-double and the Nuggets trounced...

Beal scores 33, Wizards hang on late to beat Nuggets 112-110

Feb. 26, 2021 01:10 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Bradley Beal had a sinking feeling his 33-point effort was all for naught Thursday night when he found himself as Washington's sole defender on Denver's 4-on-1 fast break in the final seconds with the Wizards clinging to a two-point lead. Jamal Murray was...

Jokic scores 41, Nuggets beat Trail Blazers 111-106

Feb. 24, 2021 02:00 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 41 points and Jamal Murray celebrated his 24th birthday by scoring 19 of his 24 in the fourth quarter to lead the Denver Nuggets over the Portland Trail Blazers 111-106 on Tuesday night. Damian Lillard had 20 of his 25 points in the second...

Trae Young, Clint Capela boost Hawks past Nuggets 123-115

Feb. 21, 2021 23:14 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Trae Young had 35 points and 15 assists, Clint Capela added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Atlanta Hawks beat the Denver Nuggets 123-115 on Sunday night. The Hawks had lost five of six and eight of 10. The Nuggets have lost six of seven on the road. ...