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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...

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...

Barton scores 21, Nuggets beat depleted Blazers 140-108

Jan. 14, 2022 01:32 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Will Barton had 21 points before leaving late in the third quarter with a strained neck, Nikola Jokic added 20 and the Denver Nuggets beat the depleted Portland Trail Blazers 140-108 on Thursday night. The Nuggets built their lead to 26 points in the third quarter...

Clippers rally from 25 down in 2nd half, stun Nuggets 87-85

Jan. 12, 2022 02:22 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amir Coffey had 18 points, Reggie Jackson scored 11 of his 13 in the fourth quarter and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied from a 25-point deficit in the second half for a stunning 87-85 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night. Terance Mann scored nine of...

Jokic has 26 points, 22 rebounds, leads Denver past Clippers

Dec. 27, 2021 00:28 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nikola Jokic kept the Denver Nuggets from blowing another game with a history-making performance. He had 26 points and 22 rebounds, rallying Denver past the Los Angeles Clippers 103-100 on Sunday night after the Nuggets wasted a 17-point lead. ...

Hyland, Morris pace Nuggets in 133-115 win over Hawks

Dec. 17, 2021 23:06 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Rookie Bones Hyland scored a career-high 24 points in a reserve role, Monte Morris added 21 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Atlanta Hawks 133-115 on Friday night. Nikola Jokic and Jeff Green each finished with 20 points for the Nuggets, who have won three of four and...

Spurs topple Nuggets 123-111, snapping two-game skid

Dec. 09, 2021 23:54 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Derrick White had 23 points, Lonnie Walker IV added 21 and the San Antonio Spurs never trailed in beating the Denver Nuggets 123-111 on Thursday night, snapping a two-game skid. Dejounte Murray added 20 points, nine assists and eight rebounds for San Antonio,...

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...