Latest Nikola Jokic News

Jokic gets 32 points in just 27 minutes, Nuggets rout Knicks

Dec. 04, 2021 15:35 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 32 points and had 11 rebounds in just 27 minutes, leading the Denver Nuggets over the New York Knicks 113-99 Saturday. Denver never trailed in winning for only the third time in 10 games. Zeke Nnaji added 21...

Anthony scores 23 as Magic rally by Nuggets, end 7-game skid

Dec. 01, 2021 22:38 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Cole Anthony scored 24 points, Wendell Carter Jr. added 18 and the Orlando Magic rallied from a 16-point deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 108-103 on Wednesday night and end their seven-game losing streak. The Magic took their first lead of the...

Heat center Bam Adebayo needs thumb surgery, will miss weeks

Dec. 01, 2021 22:17 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Heat star Bam Adebayo needs surgery to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and is likely out until at least mid-January. It's the first major injury of Adebayo's five pro seasons. He is averaging a career-best 18.7 points for Miami this season,...

Streaking Bucks rebounding from slow start to season

Nov. 30, 2021 03:05 AM EST

The defending champions are beginning to look the part again. It wasn't long ago that the Milwaukee Bucks were languishing under .500, but after a seven-game winning streak, they've moved back toward the top of the Eastern Conference standings. Milwaukee's run has been...

Jokic gets 24, Nuggets top Heat 120-111 to snap 6-game slide

Nov. 29, 2021 22:53 PM EST

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' Porter needs back surgery, return timetable unclear

Nov. 29, 2021 19:32 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Michael Porter Jr. of the Denver Nuggets needs surgery to address his latest back injury, and there's no known timetable yet for his return. Porter's agent, Mark Bartelstein, said the surgery is scheduled for Wednesday. Porter — who dealt with a serious...

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...

Analysis: After another fracas, the NBA had to hit back

Nov. 23, 2021 02:11 AM EST

LeBron James is missing one game. Markieff Morris is missing his eighth, with no end in sight. Those two things are more connected than some might realize. By suspending James for Tuesday night’s game...

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. ...