Yet again the Denver Nuggets fell behind early but managed to crawl their way back to beat the Sacramento Kings 120-118. With Isaiah Thomas’ return, another triple-double from the Nikola Jokic and a fine performance from Paul Millsap, there were plenty of heroes to chose from in this one. We grade every performance from the Nuggets with our Dynamic Player Rating (DPR),…...
In a daunting nationally televised matchup against the new-look 76ers, the Nuggets hung tough for four quarters but ultimately fell 117-110 as Philadelphia handed Denver its third-straight loss. We grade every performance from the Nuggets with our Dynamic Player Rating (DPR), which takes into account 12 different statistical factors. Note: for DPRs that are lacking context, our beat reporters are offering their…...
The Denver Nuggets pulled out a thrilling 107-106 road win over the Timberwolves on the tail end of a back-to-back Saturday in Minnesota. We grade every performance from the Nuggets with our Dynamic Player Rating (DPR), which takes into account 12 different statistical factors.
Harrison Wind and Chrisitan Clark discuss Friday night's win over the New Orleans Pelicans, Will Barton's heroics, Trey Lyles' fourth quarter and Torrey Craig's role with the team under a two-way deal.
Malik Beasley was still struggling to get consistent minutes with the quarter mark of his second NBA season approaching. The 21-year-old, who Denver used the 19h overall pick on in 2016, spent most of his rookie season watching from the bench, providing support with his his dance moves and gobbling up garbage-time minutes. Beasley’s sophomore year looked a lot like…...
"To know that you're helpless and you can't do anything to help your team, it's a tough situation for myself," Millsap said. "But hopeuflly through what I say, it can encourage the guys."
"Guys are playing more loose. When you feel like your coach got your back and he's in it with you, he doesn't care about you making one mistake and he's still got your back, it does a lot for the team morale," Barton said.
"When I went in the game and they inbounded the ball and it was like an isolation so I knew I had to make a big play for us to win the game," Craig recalled.
The Nuggets outscored the Pelicans by 10 points when Plumlee was on the floor. Plumlee blocked two shots and helped harass Cousins into nine turnovers.
Barton had six points through three quarters but exploded late to score 11 of the Nuggets' 13 points in overtime.
What's the overall vibe around the team after their six-game road trip? Who's stepped up in Nikola Jokic's absence? When will Jokic return to the court? That and more in the latest Nuggets Weekly Breakdown.
It's purely a coincidence but remarkably ironic that Jokic's first game back from injury will likely come tonight, on Dec. 15.
Altitude's Vic Lombardi joins Harrison Wind and Christian Clark on the BSN Nuggets Podcast for a conversation about the Nuggets, Nikola Jokic, his potential road to superstar status, the fight Denver showed Wednesday night in Boston, the recent six-game road trip and more.
Harrison Wind and Christian Clark break down the Denver Nuggets 124-118 loss to the Boston Celtics, Jamal Murray's intensity and energy and Gary Harris' developing offensive game. Also, a discussion around Denver's bench unit, what went wrong in Boston and if changes are coming.
There are times when Gary Harris attacks the rim that he appears to be barreling downhill with the help of an enormous imaginary slingshot.
After the Nuggets outscored Boston 33-29 in the third quarter and trailed by five entering the fourth, the Celtics rattled off a quick 9-2 run against Denver's bench. That advantage helped Boston go on to win by a comfortable margin.
Chandler is starting to look like himself again, though. He's starting to shoot the three-pointer with confidence again.