LeBron James, Lakers spoil Nuggets’ winning streak with overtime win

LeBron James’ electricity has bewildered hundreds of staff earlier, his size overwhelming them, his vision picking them apart. The Nuggets have been the most recent victims Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center, decreasing 120-116 in overtime, despite a valiant effort in their last match prior to the all-star break. The loss snapped Denver’s four-game winning
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Birthday boy Paul Millsap leads Nuggets in huge second-half comeback over Spurs

Well, that’s one way. Paul Millsap, on his birthday, then wrested the Nuggets out of a double-digit deficit and paved the road for a huge second-half comeback over the San Antonio Spurs on Monday night. Millsap, about a minutes restriction as returning from his knee injury, scored 16 of his 22 points in the second
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Jamal Murray’s 36 points powers Nuggets past Suns on the road

PHOENIX — Had Jamal Murray kept his masterpiece into the end, it might’ve been enough for the Nuggets to win. Instead, it was his defense which served as one of the defining plays of Denver’s 117-108 win within the Phoenix Suns on Saturday night. Murray got his hands on a Ricky Rubio effort late in
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Nuggets lock up Damian Lillard, pound Blazers to stay undefeated in division

Few teams have been in a position to fix the Damian Lillard riddle. Portland’s all-star shield had laid waste to all in his path before Nuggets wings Gary Harris and Torrey Craig got ahold of him. On Tuesday night at the Pepsi Centerthey swarmed and stifled Lillard into a rare off night. It was part
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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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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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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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“You’ve got to go in for a fight”: Nuggets ride momentum surge entering rematch with LeBron James and Lakers

Jamal Murray allow his emotions take charge. Would you blame him? The peak of this ferocious five-game Nuggets winning series remaining on Friday night when a Gary Harris steal resulted in some Nikola Jokic quick break, and then a crisp socket move to Murray behind the arc. Denver’s point guard didn’t wait. He cried the
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