And just like that the lead was gone. It took only 8 1/2 second-quarter minutes for the Detroit Pistons to fully erase what was at one point a 21-point first-quarter deficit. From there it was game on. After the Nuggets hit on 10 of their first 11 field goal attempts and outscored the Pistons 44-30 in the first Detroit countered,…...
The Nuggets’ six-game win streak is over. Behind 27 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks from Andre Drummond, and 17 points off the bench from Stanley Johnson, the Pistons raced past the Nuggets 129-103, putting a stop to Denver’s second-longest win streak of the season. Down three starters — Jamal Murray, Gary Harris and Paul Millsap — the Nuggets held…...
Wind and Clark recap Denver’s win over Detroit, another triple-double for Nikola Jokic, how the Nuggets managed to blow a 26-point third-quarter lead and the latest on Gary Harris’ injury.
3:00 – What’s the deal with the defense?
7:00 – Millsap’s impact on the defense
11:00 – Nuggets blow another lead
16:00 – Bench inconsistencies
19:00 – Jamal Murray trademarks a new celebration
24:00 – Torrey Craig’s status
29:00 – Another Nikola Jokic triple-double
33:00 – The latest on Gary Harris’ injury
DENVER — Jamal Murray was having trouble sticking with a celebration in the second half Thursday. In the third quarter of the Denver Nuggets’ 120-113 win over the Detroit Pistons, Murray went with the one the Pepsi Center crowd was most accustomed to seeing. Murray drilled a three-pointer in transition, pretended to pull an arrow out of his quiver then…...