Nuggets’ Will Barton won’t play in opening scrimmage due to knee soreness, source says

Nuggets little ahead Will Barton continues to be dealing with knee soreness and won’t perform Wednesday’s launching scrimmage from the Wizards out of conscience, according to a team source. Barton’s only been able to proceed through elements of training because the Nuggets arrived in Orlando more than a couple of weeks ago. Barton missed four
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Nuggets Mailbag: Will Nikola Jokic’s weight loss negatively affect his game?

Denver Post sports writer Mike Singer and his latest Nuggets Mailbag. Pose a Nuggets — or NBA — related question for the Nuggets Mailbag. I’ve been reading about Nikola Jokic is slimming down and is in great form. His burden was an actual asset for him because they could not simply push him and he
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Nuggets rewind: From embarrassing to stunning, the 8 moments that defined Denver’s season

Whichever way the time went, it was definitely going to be memorable. The Nuggets would capitalize on year &rsquo effort and establish that their staying power or discriminated beneath the stress of expectations. Though the Nuggets skidded into the hiatus with six losses in their past 11 matches, theyrsquo;t experienced a season up to now.
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Jamal Murray powers Nuggets past NBA-best Bucks

The Nuggets discovered a slice of the electricity and poise they’ve been looking for Monday night. Against the Milwaukee Bucks, that had been without reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo and chosen not to play all-star Khris Middleton, the Nuggets discovered a semblance of rhythm within their 109-95 victory at the Pepsi Center that they’ll desperately need
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Nuggets Insider: Denver has a first-round draft pick again. Here’s who mock drafters have the team selecting

Miss Juancho Hernangomez and Malik Beasley? Yeah, we do too. If it’s any comfort, the two of them are flourishing in their newfound roles since being traded to Minnesota, with Beasley (21.1 ppg) and Juancho (14.0 ppg) both averaging double-digit points per game. Not enough to ease your pain? Well, there’s always that first-round draft
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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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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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