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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...

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...

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. ...