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Nuggets Making the Grade in Eyes of National Media

Of all of the storylines buzzing during the NBA’s All-Star Weekend, the Nuggets were an undercover topic. The Western Conference has seen two additional teams – Utah and the L.A. Clippers – jump into...

Jamal Murray Scores 21 in Efficient Rising Stars Performance

LOS ANGELES – Jamal Murray has these moments where the basket looks as large as an ocean. Missing shots in those instances seems impossible. The start of the third quarter, during Friday night’s Rising Stars...

Dempsey: Jamal Murray Arriving in L.A. for All-Star Festivities in Style

LOS ANGELES – The Jamal Murray Way means always suiting up and never making any excuses. It means never being impressed by a spectacular play or spectacular game. Those are a regular part of the...

Game Preview: Nuggets Eye One Last Victory Before All-Star Break

There is a bit of a mirror-image aspect to the Nuggets and Bucks matchup tonight, the last game for both teams before the All-Star break. Their records are 1.5 games apart – the Bucks are...

Murray, Jokić Pace Nuggets in Victory Over San Antonio

The coach was so appreciative of his starting point guard’s mere participation, he stole a moment in the postgame locker room to pull him over and tell him so. Jamal Murray didn’t have to play...

Game Preview: Nuggets Looking for a Strong Surge into All-Star Break

Teams that win – that truly win – know how valuable the days immediately prior to and after the All-Star break can be. Ground can be gained, or lost, in a blink of an...

Nuggets Notes: Harris Makes Solid Impression in Debut

PHOENIX – Nuggets coach Michael Malone scanned box score on Saturday night and highlighted the plus-minus category when elaborating on the night he thought the newest Nugget, Devin Harris, had. “I thought Devin Harris, great...

Nuggets Get ‘Throwback’ Night From Chandler in Victory Over Suns

PHOENIX – Wilson Chandler didn’t have to think long about the question. When was the last time your jumper felt this good? “Last year,” Chandler said. And with that answer, he flashed a smile. This was one...

Game Preview: Nuggets Hope to End Road Skid With Victory at Phoenix

PHOENIX – Back-to-backs are generally thought of as a curse. Two games on successive nights, mainly in two different cities, testing players’ mental and physical toughness. But sometimes, a quick turnaround is welcome. The Nuggets count...

Nuggets Cold from 3-Point Line, Fall to Rockets

HOUSTON – Offensive answers are everywhere for the Houston Rockets. They put opposing defenses in difficult situations pretty much every night of the NBA season. On Friday at the Toyota Center, the Nuggets were...

Game Preview: Defense is Name of the Game in Nuggets Contest at Houston

HOUSTON – If there is anything Nuggets coach Michael Malone respects most about the transformation the Houston Rockets have undergone this season, it’s that those changes almost all resulted in improved defense. It’s no secret...

Nuggets Add Playoff Experience With Addition of Devin Harris

As Tim Connelly, Nuggets president of basketball operations, and his staff surveyed the roster during the pre-All Star portion of the season, it was quickly apparent to them that additional veteran experience was needed...

Nuggets Acquire Devin Harris and 2018 Second Round Pick

DENVER, Feb. 8, 2018 – The Denver Nuggets have acquired guard Devin Harris from Dallas and a 2018 second round draft pick from New York in a three-team trade. Denver sent guard Emmanuel Mudiay to...

Plumlee: Calf ‘Feels Really Good,’ Eyes Post All-Star Break Return

On Wednesday afternoon, Nuggets center Mason Plumlee went through his most significant on-court workout since suffering a right calf strain last week. He walked away encouraged. “It feels really good,” Plumlee said. “I’m actually surprised at...

Nuggets Notes: Nuggets Putting Together Best Home Season In Years

With each big shot made down the stretch, the Pepsi Center erupted. The Nuggets’ game against Golden State on Feb. 3 was ear-piercing loud at the least, and flat-out deafening at the height of...

Nuggets Ring Up 18 Three-Pointers in Comfortable Win Over Hornets

There’s nothing like a barrage of 3-pointers to make winning a basketball game a whole lot easier. Remember when the Nuggets offense sputtered? Yeah, they barely do either. Lately, it’s been on a roll, like...

Game Preview: Nuggets Want to Avoid Letdown After Golden State Win

It wasn’t very long into the post-game press conference of one of the biggest wins of the Nuggets’ season – Saturday’s victory over Golden State – that coach Michael Malone was looking to the...

Nuggets Wear Down Warriors in Fourth, Collect Big Victory

Big wins, like the one the Nuggets picked up on Saturday night against Golden State will always have a place to be celebrated. A record crowd at the Pepsi Center – 20,103 – celebrated...

Game Preview: Golden State Matchup Rounds Out Tough Stretch of Game for Nuggets

How far have the Nuggets come in capturing the attention of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors? Consider this quote from Warriors star Kevin Durant, speaking to ESPN after his team’s win over Sacramento...

Nuggets Coach Michael Malone Credits His 100 Victories to Players

One-hundred wins. It’s a nice early milestone for coaches, and Nuggets coach Michael Malone collected his 100th victory in the win over Oklahoma City on Thursday night. But what does it mean to Malone? He...

Gary Harris’ Buzzer Beater Powers Nuggets Past Thunder 124-127

The crowd lingered. And buzzed. And smiled. And cheered. It takes time to process the ending of all endings, which Gary Harris had authored just moments before. So, the fans exhaled, and lingered, and...

Jamal Murray to Compete in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge

DENVER, Feb. 1, 2017 – The NBA announced today that Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray has been selected to participate in the Taco Bell Skills Challenge on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Staples Center in...

What to Watch for in the Nuggets Game Against Oklahoma City

The last time the Nuggets saw Oklahoma City, on Dec. 18, the Thunder was still trying to get things sorted out with its new players, Paul George and Carmelo Anthony. The Thunder now appears to...

Last-Second Shot Misses as Nuggets Drop Thriller in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – Will Barton’s shot went up, and the entire AT&T Center held its collective breath. The game clock hit all zeroes with the ball in the air. Make that shot, and the...

Game Preview: What to Watch for in the Nuggets Game Against San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Nuggets are in San Antonio for the second time in two weeks – and the second time they are facing the Spurs on the second of a back-to-back. The Nuggets...

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