Jokic finished with nine points on 4-21 shooting in Denver's 110-97 loss to the lowly Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday — another inefficient night from the star big man who routinely threw up 11-16 games a season ago.
The Denver Nuggets battled against the Golden State Warriors on Monday in Oakland, but it was not enough as they fell 124-114. Here are five observations from the game. 1. Jokic breaks out of slump On Sunday night, Nuggets coach Michael Malone met with Nikola Jokic. After two poor shooting performances in a row, Malone sat down with his slumping superstar…...
After the Nuggets tied the score at 69-all on a Mason Plumlee layup midway through the third, the Warriors went on a 24-12 run to close the quarter and carried a double-digit lead throughout most of the fourth. But Golden State sealed the win with an 8-2 run midway through the fourth quarter that expanded the Warriors' lead to 18 and ignited a capacity crowd at Oracle Arena as Denver gradually started to turn their attention towards Wednesday night's opponent, the Atlanta Hawks. Golden State won going away 124-114.
The Denver Nuggets are in Oracle arena tonight for a matchup with the Golden State Warriors. Unlike most teams throughout the league, Denver has actually had a fair deal of success against the reigning champs. The Nuggets are 2-3 in their past five games against the Warriors with their last meeting coming in a 96-81 win at Oracle on Dec. 23.
The Denver Nuggets fell to the Sacramento Kings 106-98 on Saturday. Here are five observations from the game. 1. Turnovers, turnovers, turnovers Perhaps it was an omen when the Nuggets committed a turnover at the start of the third quarter while assistant coach Micah Nori was giving an interview in which he stressed the necessity to limit them. “The message was, ‘Take care…...
For the Denver Nuggets, turnovers are a reoccurring nightmare that only shows itself once every week or so. For much of the season, Denver dealt with that bad dream on a nightly basis, but over their last stretch of games, the Nuggets' had somewhat limited their giveaways.
Denver’s new-look rotation gave minutes to reserve forward Kenneth Faried, who hadn’t seen the floor since the Nuggets’ Dec. 15 win over the Pelicans, and more playing time to Malik Beasley who had been in and out of Denver’s rotation as well. After not playing Faried in the Nuggets’ 99-91 win over the Suns on Friday, Malone said after the win that he’d need the power forward Saturday against the Kings.
In December, Lyles averaged 14.5 points on 54 percent shooting in just 27.5 minutes per game. He’s carried that momentum over into the new year. He scored 16 points Wednesday vs. the Suns and played perhaps his finest game of his career against his former team Friday.
The Nuggets — who came into tonight's matchup with the Jazz as the league's second-best third-quarter team to the Golden State Warriors — outscored Utah 38-16 in the period giving Denver a double-digit cushion that they'd carry throughout the rest of the night to a 99-91 victory.
After Denver fell flat in the second half against the 76ers on Saturday, Gary Harris admitted to feeling fatigued. The Nuggets' versatile shooting guard logged heavy minutes toward the end of December, and it was wearing on him. Harris got three days off after the Philadelphia game. Apparently, it did him wonders.
After looking "fatigued and tired" according to Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone during the Nuggets' 107-102 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday, Harris recovered to tie his career-high in points Wednesday night in Denver's 134-111 win over the Phoenix Suns.
The Broncos lost their final game of the season 27-24, dropping their overall record to 5-11 for the season.
The Denver Nuggets had an excellent chance to close 2017 out on a high note against a depleted Philadelphia 76ers squad, but cold shooting doomed them in a 107-102 loss. The Nuggets scored 41 points in the second half as they fall to a 76ers team that was missing Joel Embiid. Here are five observations from the game.
Behind 20 points from Dario Saric and 18 points from J.J. Redick, the Philadelphia 76ers — without star center Joel Embiid — used a big third-quarter effort to sneak by the Denver Nuggets 107-102 Saturday night at Pepsi Center.