Latest Jamal Murray News

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...

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...

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...

Nuggets eye deep playoff run next season with healthy team

Apr. 28, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The immediate plans for reigning NBA MVP Nikola Jokic center on heading home to Serbia so he can tend to his horses and spend time with the family, which now includes a daughter. “I just hope that I’m going to have — how do you call it — a non-stressful,...

Bones Hyland latest rookie to sparkle, keeps Nuggets alive

Apr. 25, 2022 14:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nuggets rookie Bones Hyland pulled up from near Denver's midcourt logo and let his shot fly. The point guard even kept his right arm in the air, too, just to savor a jumper he knew was going in. He skipped down the court as Golden State called timeout and he held a...

Curry, Poole, Thompson lead Warriors past Nuggets, 118-113

Apr. 22, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Golden State Warriors proved they're good counter punchers, withstanding a fired-up Denver Nuggets team that finally took the fight to them instead of the officials and each other. Stephen Curry and Jordan Poole scored 27 points each, Klay Thompson made six...

Nuggets put bickering aside, trail Warriors 2-0 in series

Apr. 20, 2022 18:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jamal Murray found himself in the middle of things on the court — as a peacemaker, not a point guard. In street clothes, the injured Murray, who hasn't played in more than a year, had to break up a squabble between Will Barton and DeMarcus Cousins during a timeout...