Nuggets injury bug opens door for extended bench minutes: “I know I’ll be playing a lot”

The doors into the Nuggets’ auxiliary gym at the Pepsi Center remained closed Saturday afternoon, and rather than allowing reporters to see the last minutes of exercise, the group required prolonged secrecy to run setup plays before the final whistle. This was extra preparation time made mandatory with a unfortunate Nuggets injury bug as rsquo
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Pacers spoil Nikola Jokic’s 30-point effort, snap Nuggets’ three-game win streak

Nikola Jokic was at the Practice of an Overdue All-Star Game Drive before Indiana Pacers sharpshooter Doug McDermott spoiled it. McDermott drilled one huge 3-pointer after another, and the Pacers jumped at the fourth quarter in the Pepsi Center to sneak Sunday’s match 115-107. McDermott scored 18 in the fourth quarter, including four 3-pointers. If
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Altitude dispute with Comcast keeps Nuggets, Avalanche games dark on Colorado’s largest TV provider: Will fan apathy set in for title contenders?

A fact among Colorado sports lovers is that the end of Broncos season indicates the real beginning of Avalanche and Nuggets season. With soccer over, it’s time to really begin paying attention. At least rsquo & that;s exactly what Chris Fuselier, proprietor of Blake Street Tavern in LoDobelieved. He’therefore perhaps not so confident anymore. Business
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Nuggets survive scary Jamal Murray ankle injury, handle Hornets at home

Win or win, the Nuggets weren’t going to be in nearly as much pain since Jamal Murray. Late in the second quarter of Wednesday’s ultimate 100-86 success, Murray moved to competition a 3-pointer from Charlotte protector Terry Rozier, only to come down and roll his ankle. Murray, with his arms draped over teammates P.J. Dozier
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Despite furious rally, Nuggets fall to 12-win Cavaliers

Nearly halfway through the season, the “coronary artery Nuggets” is more than an proper nickname. Despite a ferocious fourth-quarter rally, which saw the Nuggets struggle back from 14 points down to temporarily take the lead, ” the Cleveland Cavaliers got the better of them Saturday night at the Pepsi Center and hung on to win
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Nikola Jokic, Nuggets hang on for impressive win over Clippers

So much for a Sunday hangover. The Nuggets flushed their disappointing loss Saturday night and bounced back with an astonishing 114-104 victory in the Pepsi Center against the Los Angeles Clippers, one of the presumed name favorites heading into this season. Buoyed by Nikola Jokic’s creature match, Denver enhanced to 27-12. On the night of
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Michael Porter Jr. scores career-high 19 as Nuggets survive 4th-quarter meltdown against Kings

Nikola Jokic tried to give Michael Porter Jr. a high-five for his defensive effort, but, alas, the Nuggets’ celebrated rookie left him hanging, still clearly with a lot to learn. Porter made his first NBA start Sunday night, and the miss with Jokic was one of very few he had in a 120-115 victory against
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Nuggets humbled on Christmas Day as Pelicans snap winning streak at 7

A Christmas Day showcase, it wasn’t. At least to the Nuggets, whose seven-game winning streak was snapped in the hands of a rebuilding — nevertheless hungry — Pelicans squad. New Orleans came to Pepsi Center for its Nuggets’ first Christmas Day match since 2012 and handed them a humbling 112-100 reduction, not reminiscent of the
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The NBA decade’s best and worst (Sorry, Knicks)

By Marc Stein, The New York Times The NBA stuffed a lot . It was a decade bookended from the very first forays into free service for LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard, the two of whom shook the league with all the decisions they made and the manner in which they left them. It was
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Denver Nuggets Fall Short to New Orleans Pelicans, 100-112

Even the New Orleans Pelicans defeated Denver Nuggets for the second time this year, only they did it at Pepsi Center. The end result of this closing Christmas Day match was 112-100 for New Orleans. Directed by an excellent Brandon Ingram, both the guests from the Big Easy was able to pull from the late
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