Latest Nikola Jokic News

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. ...

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...

Analysis: The top performers as NBA reaches midway point

Jan. 11, 2022 02:14 AM EST

The NBA season has reached the midway point, with a record number of players already having gotten minutes. Virus-related issues have forced every team to scramble on some nights to find players with plenty of surprises and, yes, plenty of disappointments. With basically 50% of the...

Jokic has 22 points, 18 rebounds, Nuggets beat Thunder 99-95

Jan. 09, 2022 22:39 PM EST

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 22 points and 18 rebounds to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 99-95 on Sunday night. Austin Rivers scored a season-high 22 points and Jeff Green added 16 for Denver. The Nuggets avenged a 108-94 loss to the...

Nikola Jokic scores 33 points, Nuggets beat Kings, 121-111

Jan. 08, 2022 00:42 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have struggled to hold leads in the third quarter this season. When another one was slipping away, the reigning MVP carried them. Nikola Jokic had 12 of his high 33 points in the third quarter and grabbed 10 rebounds, and the Nuggets beat the...

Pleasant surprise: Heat's Yurtseven putting up huge numbers

Jan. 06, 2022 02:54 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — A few weeks ago, nobody would have seen this coming. Not even Omer Yurtseven. Consider all the stellar big men who have worn a Miami Heat uniform over the years, a list that includes Shaquille O’Neal, Alonzo Mourning, Chris Bosh, Udonis Haslem and Bam...

Roadies: Bogdanovic scores 36, Jazz beat Nuggets 115-109

Jan. 06, 2022 02:12 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored a season-high 36 points and the Utah Jazz stretched their road winning streak to 10 games by beating the Denver Nuggets 115-109 on Wednesday night. Rudy Gay had 18 points and Donovan Mitchell added 17 for the Jazz, who have not lost on the road...