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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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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Nuggets Journal: Should Denver make a deal before trade deadline?

Think you’t obtained grandiose strategies to enhance your Denver Nuggets? Great, now that we’re past Dec. 15, those trade plans are just marginally more grounded in reality. Dec. 15 declared the unofficial beginning of NBA trade season, at which free agents that signed this summer are now eligible to be transferred. That means over 90%
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How the Nuggets became the NBA’s unicorn: “Everybody who’s come here is willing to sacrifice”

The Nuggets are a unicorn. “It’s unique,” Denver ahead Jerami Grant said of the first few months on the Front Range. “We’t got a team that is deep. We’t got lots of players who would play far more moments with other teams. However, I think everyone who’s is prepared to sacrifice to become among the
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Nuggets stretch winning streak to six, spoil Isaiah Thomas’ homecoming

Washington’s crime had nothing for the steamrolling Nuggets. Denver won its sixth game in a row — and 10th in their last 11 tries — after beating the Wizards 117-104 on Tuesday night in Pepsi Center. They complete ’ll carry the record from the Western Conference right into an protracted split over Thanksgiving before restarting
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Nuggets share secrets on containing “unguardable” Rockets star James Harden

Hardly Anybody in the NBA May alter the geometry of a defense Such as Houston Rockets star James Harden. “What James Harden is doing is on historical-type levels,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone said at practice Tuesday. “The man is unguardable. ” Concerning volume, he’s far and away the leading 3-point shot in the league (14.3
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Second-half rally saves Nuggets in comeback win over Nets

Denver’s depth is only as imposing as its reserves make it. On Thursday, with stars Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray struggling, the Nuggets’ second unit made all the difference in its 101-93 win over a feisty Brooklyn squad. The Nuggets improved to 8-3 on the year. Denver’s reserves poured in 24 during the second-half rally,
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