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Nuggets are fifth straight NBA champ to falter in quest to repeat but maintain high hopes for future

May. 20, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — As the shock of blowing their 20-point Game 7 lead settled in, Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone repeated what had become somewhat of an underlying mantra for his talented but thinned team. “I consider the San Antonio Spurs a dynasty, and they never won...

Wolves reach conference finals brimming with talent and tenacity in quest for first NBA championship

May. 20, 2024 10:19 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves reached the Western Conference finals brimming with talent, trust and tenacity after staging the biggest Game 7 comeback since the NBA began tracking play-by-play data 28 years ago. The Wolves trailed the Denver Nuggets by 15 points at...

Nuggets blow 20-point lead, struggle from field as Timberwolves end their title defense in Game 7

May. 20, 2024 01:34 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets couldn't quiet an epic second-half comeback by Minnesota or the noise emanating from a boisterous Timberwolves locker room. It was a thunderous and stinging reminder of the obvious — their reign as champions was over, and much sooner than...

Edwards leads Wolves back from 20-point deficit for 98-90 win over defending NBA champion Nuggets

May. 19, 2024 23:34 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Anthony Edwards overcame a slow start and the Timberwolves roared back from a 20-point second-half deficit to eliminate the reigning NBA champion Denver Nuggets 98-90 in a Game 7 Minnesota masterpiece on Sunday night. The Timberwolves overcame a 15-point halftime...

Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Denver Nuggets 98-90 in Game 7 to advance to Western Conference finals.

May. 19, 2024 22:40 PM EDT
DENVER (AP) — Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Denver Nuggets 98-90 in Game 7 to advance to Western Conference finals.

NBA features two Game 7s Sunday between teams that have experienced both ends of blowouts

May. 18, 2024 18:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Denver coach Michael Malone calls them “the two greatest words in sports.” Game 7. The NBA has two of them Sunday, and all four teams — the Nuggets, Timberwolves, Knicks and Pacers — have experienced both ends of blowouts in their otherwise...

Murray's elbow is hurting after early injury and 4-for-18 shooting night in Game 6 flop by Nuggets

May. 17, 2024 02:26 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jamal Murray failed to make a fadeaway on Denver's first possession, then tried a floater that spun around the rim and spit out in portending fashion. Neither of those misses hurt the normally smooth-shooting Nuggets point guard like what came next for him on...

Timberwolves force Game 7 by blowing out Nuggets 115-70 behind 27 points from Anthony Edwards

May. 17, 2024 01:38 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Anthony Edwards flashed seven fingers to the roaring crowd as he walked off for a fourth-quarter timeout during a blowout by the Minnesota Timberwolves. He had that tenacious look of a superstar player refusing to cede to the defending champs all night. ...

The Nuggets are playing like champions again and putting the Timberwolves on the ropes

May. 15, 2024 20:36 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Repeating a championship in the NBA is as challenging as ever with the talent level across the league these days, with the Golden State Warriors the only one to do so over the last decade. Look at the five teams that hoisted the Larry O'Brien trophy prior to the...

Jokic scores 40, Nuggets shut down Edwards in 112-97 win over Wolves for a 3-2 series lead

May. 15, 2024 09:07 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic received the Michael Jordan award from Commissioner Adam Silver before tipoff, then delivered a memorable playoff performance to celebrate his third MVP trophy Tuesday night. Jokic scored 40 points and dished out 13 assists and the Denver Nuggets shut...