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Connelly leaves Nuggets for similar role with Timberwolves

May. 23, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tim Connelly is leaving his job as president of basketball operations of the Denver Nuggets for a similar role with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Connelly agreed to the deal on Monday, the Timberwolves announced. The 45-year-old Connelly steadily built...

AP source: Timberwolves in talks with Nuggets' Tim Connelly

May. 19, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Minnesota Timberwolves are talking to Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly about their vacant president of basketball operations role, The Associated Press has confirmed. The talks were confirmed by a person familiar with the discussions, who spoke with AP on...

Nuggets big man Jokic rises from 41st pick to 2-time NBA MVP

May. 12, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — To think, Nikola Jokic's entry into the NBA was once overshadowed by the introduction of the “quesarito.” “Hopefully, I’m going to have some percentage from Taco Bell,” joked the Denver Nuggets' newly minted two-time MVP, whose name scrolled across the TV...

Nikola Jokic captures 2nd straight NBA MVP title

May. 11, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic plays for Denver. And for Serbia. Both places can once again make the same claim: For the second consecutive season, they’re home to the NBA's Most Valuable Player. The league announced Wednesday night that Jokic won back-to-back MVP...

Jokic's NBA MVP a win for hoops-crazed nations outside US

May. 11, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Maybe it’s the ćevapi, or the souvlaki, or the mbanga soup. Whatever it is, there’s no denying the tinge of international flavor when it comes to the NBA elite with Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic winning the league’s MVP award for a second straight season...

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic selected NBA Most Valuable Player for second consecutive season

May. 11, 2022 18:37 PM EDT
DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic selected NBA Most Valuable Player for second consecutive season.

AP source: Jokic captures 2nd straight NBA MVP award

May. 09, 2022 11:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic put up numbers never seen before in NBA history. Not from Wilt. Not from Kareem. Not from “Air Jordan.” Not from LeBron. With a historic season, the Denver Nuggets big man earned his second straight Most Valuable Player award, a person with knowledge...

Nuggets need more than healthy Murray, Porter to contend

May. 04, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Michael Malone says the Denver Nuggets realize they won't transform into NBA title contenders simply by getting Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. back on the court. Denver's coach said Wednesday the Nuggets need to vastly improve on defense, whether that's through...

Healthy Warriors ready for semifinals vs. young Grizzlies

Apr. 30, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson have the Golden State Warriors in their seventh Western Conference semifinal in 10 seasons, and both finally are as healthy as they've been since reaching five straight NBA Finals from 2015-19. That remarkable...

Murray, Porter on mend, eager to provide lift next season

Apr. 29, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The late-season images were a source of confusion: Jamal Murray taking the floor before games and dunking on a surgically repaired knee. Nearby, Michael Porter Jr. launching his smooth long-range jumper following spinal surgery. They painted a picture of the talented...