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Nuggets star Nikola Jokic included on Serbia's preliminary roster for the Paris Olympics

Jun. 10, 2024 15:54 PM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic was included on Serbia’s 16-man preliminary roster for the upcoming Paris Olympics on Monday, ending doubts he would skip the basketball tournament. The three-time NBA MVP has missed some important international...

Wolves hit road in West finals trailing Mavs 2-0, same deficit Nuggets recently erased in Minnesota

May. 25, 2024 16:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Timberwolves have the same problem in the Western Conference finals against the Mavericks that Minnesota forced on the Denver Nuggets in the previous round of the playoffs. A struggling Anthony Edwards and company are down 2-0 headed to Dallas, which means Luka...

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. ...