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Jokic's 28 points, 21 rebounds leads Nuggets past Pistons

Jan. 25, 2022 23:08 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 28 points, 21 rebounds and nine assists, Monte Morris made four free throws in the final 11.5 seconds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Detroit Pistons 110-105 on Tuesday night. Jokic was asked if he'd check the film for a missed assist, having fallen...

Jokic scores 34 points, Nuggets beat Pistons 117-111

Jan. 24, 2022 00:05 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 34 points, including four free throws in the closing seconds, and the Denver Nuggets held on to beat the Detroit Pistons 117-111 Sunday night. Jokic also had nine rebounds and eight assists, just missing a fifth straight triple...

Morant scores 38, Grizzlies knock off Jokic, Nuggets 122-118

Jan. 22, 2022 00:36 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Ja Morant scored 38 points and the Memphis Grizzlies overcame Nikola Jokic's fourth straight triple-double to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-118 on Friday night. Morant scored on floaters, runners, fadeaways, 3-pointers, an emphatic alley-oop and driving layups while...

Nuggets sign veteran C DeMarcus Cousins to 10-day contract

Jan. 21, 2022 20:01 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets signed four-time All-Star DeMarcus Cousins to a 10-day contract on Friday to back up Nikola Jokic. The 6-foot-10 Cousins will be eligible to play in six games for the Nuggets, starting Friday night against Memphis. He's reuniting...

Jokic has 49, triple-double as Nuggets edge Clippers in OT

Jan. 20, 2022 02:29 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 49 points, 14 rebounds and fed Aaron Gordon for a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in overtime for his 10th assist, giving the Denver Nuggets a 130-128 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. Jokic drew a double-team,...

Nuggets acquire Bryn Forbes from Spurs in 3-team trade

Jan. 19, 2022 21:04 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets acquired veteran wing player Bryn Forbes from San Antonio on Wednesday as part of a three-team deal that also included Boston. The Nuggets sent injured players Bol Bol and P.J. Dozier to Boston, and the Celtics dealt Juancho Hernangomez to San...

LeBron scores 25 as Lakers end three-game skid, beat Jazz

Jan. 18, 2022 02:29 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James scored 25 points and Stanley Johnson had 10 of his 15 points in the fourth quarter to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 101-95 win over the Utah Jazz on Monday night. Russell Westbrook added 15 points and the Lakers snapped a three-game losing streak,...

Virus, injuries, standings all factor in NBA trade deadline

Jan. 18, 2022 01:52 AM EST

LeBron James issued an apology on social media to Laker Nation after a recent blowout loss. With it, a promise: “... we’ll be better!” James and the Lakers are currently in a position where they would compete in a play-in tournament following the end of the...

Gobert has double-double, Jazz beat Nuggets 125-102

Jan. 16, 2022 23:38 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Rudy Gobert had 18 points and 19 rebounds in his return to Utah’s lineup, Donovan Mitchell scored 31 points and the Jazz beat the Denver Nuggets 125-102 on Sunday night. Bojan Bogdanovic finished with 21 points to help the Jazz end a four-game skid. ...

Jokic has 8th triple-double, Nuggets rout Lakers, 133-96

Jan. 16, 2022 00:50 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Michael Malone knew Bones Hyland was struggling, so the Denver coach sat down with him after a Denver morning shootaround this week. The chat did wonders for the Nuggets rookie. Now it's the Los Angeles Lakers who could use another pep talk. ...