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Houston Rockets' James Harden (13) passes the ball as Denver Nuggets' Malik Beasley (25) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Houston. The Rockets won 121-105. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

Westbrook, Harden lead Rockets past Nuggets, 121-105

Jan. 22, 2020 11:41 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston saw what potential it could achieve when Russell Westbrook, James Harden and Eric Gordon play well on the same night. Westbrook had 28 points, 16 rebounds and eight assists, Harden added 27 points and the Rockets snapped a four-game losing streak with a 121-105 victory over the...

Backup Nuggets center Mason Plumlee sidelined by foot injury

Jan. 22, 2020 11:38 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets will be without backup center Mason Plumlee indefinitely after he suffered a right foot injury. The Nuggets announced Wednesday that Plumlee will be reevaluated in two to four weeks. Plumlee injured a bone in his foot during a game in Minnesota against the Timberwolves on...

Minnesota Timberwolves' Karl-Anthony Towns is fouled by Denver Nuggets' Michael Porter Jr. in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)

Porter helps Nuggets overtake struggling T-wolves 107-100

Jan. 21, 2020 12:07 AM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Hit hard recently by injuries, the Denver Nuggets have managed to remain on track in the top-heavy Western Conference race. Michael Porter Jr. has been one of the main reasons. Porter posted his second double-double in three games with 20 points and 14 rebounds, helping the short-handed...

Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis argues for a foul in the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Denver. Indiana won 115-107. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Sabonis’ triple-double leads Pacers past Nuggets 115-107

Jan. 20, 2020 12:15 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Despite playing from behind for most of their game against the Denver Nuggets, Domantas Sabonis never felt the Indiana Pacers were out of it. Sabonis had 22 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists for his first career triple-double, Doug McDermott scored 18 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter...

Denver Nuggets' Michael Porter Jr., right, drives the ball against Golden State Warriors' Eric Paschall (7) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases

Jan. 17, 2020 3:26 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. often reminded himself to remain patient as the Denver Nuggets gradually eased him back onto the court. Being patient, though, hasn't always been his forte. He's a 21-year-old highly touted rookie eager to show how he can contribute. He's feeling good these days, too,...

Denver Nuggets' Malik Beasley celebrates a score against the Golden State Warriors during the second half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Nuggets send Warriors to 10th straight loss, 134-131 in OT

Jan. 17, 2020 2:46 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Playing the second half of a back-to-back and without three injured starters, the Denver Nuggets needed a boost from their bench and pair of late free throws from Malik Beasley to extend Golden State's longest losing streak in nearly 18 years. Beasley made two free throws with 8.9...

From left, Denver Nuggets forward Mason Plumlee, Charlotte Hornets center Willy Hernangomez and Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. look for a rebound ruing the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Porter, Dozier lead Nuggets to 100-86 win over Hornets

Jan. 16, 2020 12:58 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — After being told to get ready for his Denver debut, P.J. Dozier was quickly asked how many plays he remembered. “I'm like, ‘Oh, shoot,’” he said. So that's exactly what he did — and made quite a splash. Rookie reserve Michael Porter Jr. scored 19 points,...

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, left, keeps Charlotte Hornets guard Devonte' Graham at bay during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Jamal Murray exits game in 1st half after rolling left ankle

Jan. 15, 2020 10:33 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray was ruled out for the rest of the game against the Charlotte Hornets after leaving late in the first half after rolling his left ankle. Murray tried to contest a 3-point shot by Terry Rozier on Wednesday night and appeared to land on Rozier's foot....

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) drives his head into Los Angeles Clippers center Ivica Zubac (40) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

Jokic helps Nuggets hold on for 114-104 win over Clippers

Jan. 13, 2020 12:33 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets put an ugly loss behind them with a statement win over a top-tier team. Nikola Jokic had 20 points and 15 rebounds, and the Nuggets withstood a big rally to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 114-104 on Sunday night. This bounce-back performance was just what they needed to...

Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, left, pulls in a rebound as Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, center, defends while Cleveland guard Collin Sexton watches during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Love has 19 points, 15 rebounds, Cavs beat Nuggets, 111-103

Jan. 12, 2020 12:52 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Denver coach Michael Malone was worried his team would have another letdown against a losing team. His fears were justified. Kevin Love had 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Cleveland Cavaliers to a 111-103 victory over the Nuggets on Saturday night. Collin Sexton finished with 25 points...