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Bucks beat Nuggets 120-109, extend win streak to 6 games

Nov. 27, 2021 00:55 AM EST

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. Antetokounmpo hit 10 of 13 shots in just 30...

Nuggets say guard PJ Dozier out for season with torn ACL

Nov. 24, 2021 19:21 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The short-handed Denver Nuggets confirmed Wednesday that guard PJ Dozier's season is over after he tore his left anterior cruciate ligament in a 119-100 loss at Portland on Tuesday night. Dozier got hurt when he landed awkwardly after cutting across the...

Suns win 12th straight with ease, roll past Nuggets 126-97

Nov. 21, 2021 23:33 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns rolled up 48 points in just the first quarter with a smorgasbord of 3-pointers, dunks and mid-range jumpers that buried the Denver Nuggets. Cam Johnson admits it was pretty impressive. He still believes the Suns can do better. ...

LaVine, DeRozan come up big as Bulls beat Nuggets 114-108

Nov. 20, 2021 00:39 AM EST

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. LaVine scored 12 of his 36...

Nuggets' Jokic sits out vs. Bulls with sprained right wrist

Nov. 19, 2021 20:28 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets were without reigning MVP Nikola Jokic on Friday night against the Chicago Bulls because of a sprained right wrist. Jokic appeared to hurt the wrist the night before in a home loss to Philadelphia. The Nuggets big man is averaging 26.4...

Small lineup helps Mavs rally in 4th to beat Nuggets 111-101

Nov. 15, 2021 23:50 PM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Kristaps Porzingis had 29 points and 11 rebounds, Tim Hardaway Jr. scored 13 of his 19 in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Mavericks rallied behind a small-ball lineup to beat the Denver Nuggets 111-101 on Monday night. Dallas opened the fourth period on...

Jokic has 28 points, Nuggets rout Trail Blazers, 124-95

Nov. 14, 2021 23:49 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic just missed out on his third straight triple-double, finishing with 28 points, nine rebounds and nine assists, and the Denver Nuggets spoiled Chauncey Billups' return with a 124-95 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Sunday night. ...

Jokic's triple-double leads Nuggets past Hawks 105-96

Nov. 13, 2021 01:38 AM EST

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. Jokic, the...

Barton scores 30, Nuggets beat Pacers 101-98 without Jokic

Nov. 11, 2021 01:27 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Will Barton scored a season-high 30 points, helping to make up for the absence of suspended star Nikola Jokic as the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Indiana Pacers 101-98 Wednesday night. Zeke Nnaji added 19 points and Jeff Green and Bones Hyland had 12...

Jokic, Morris fracas mars Nuggets' 113-96 win over Heat

Nov. 09, 2021 01:17 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 25 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists before the NBA MVP was ejected for violently slamming his shoulder into Markieff Morris, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Miami Heat 113-96 on Monday night. The Heat said Morris has an apparent neck...