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Nuggets announce five-year extension for Jamal Murray

The Denver Nuggets and point guard Jamal Murray have signed a five-year contract extension through the 2024-25 season. The sides agreed to the $170 million maximum deal last month. Murray …


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019, 4:54 p.m.

Jerami Grant hopes to help youthful Nuggets take next step

The acquisition of forward Jerami Grant in a deal with Oklahoma City was the only change the Denver Nuggets have made so far in the offseason. It could be just …


Tim Connelly eager to finish what he started with Nuggets

Denver president of basketball operations Tim Connelly decided to stay with the Nuggets instead of possibly bolting for Washington. He got his start with the Wizards but he wants to …


UPDATED: Sun., May 12, 2019, 10:27 p.m.

CJ McCollum leads Trail Blazers past Nuggets 100-96 in Game 7

CJ McCollum scored 37 points in leading the Portland Trail Blazers into the Western Conference Finals with a 100-96 victory at Denver in Game 7 of their hard-fought series. The …


UPDATED: Tue., May 7, 2019, 7:48 p.m.

Michael Malone coaches Game 5 with heavy heart after school shooting

Nuggets coach Michael Malone was shaken Tuesday by a school shooting close to his home that claimed a life and left several students wounded. The shooting, minutes from Malone’s home …


CJ McCollum leads Blazers past cold Nuggets, 97-90

CJ McCollum picks up for a cold-shooting Damian Lillard and scores 20 points in Portland’s 97-90 win over the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets missed 23 of 29 3-pointers but trimmed …


UPDATED: Thu., April 25, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

Spurs force Game 7 with 120-103 win over Nuggets

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points and DeMar DeRozan added 25 to help the San Antonio Spurs overcome Nikola Jokic’s 43 points and beat the Denver Nuggets 120-103, forcing a Game …


Nuggets roar into playoffs for first time in 6 years

The Denver Nuggets are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2012-13. They’re not just sneaking into the postseason party, either. They’re the No. 2 seed behind the …


NBA roundup: Nuggets beat Wizards 113-108 for fifth straight victory

Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.


NBA roundup: Nuggets beat Celtics to clinch playoff spot

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No bursting his bubble: Monte Morris hones jumper with gum wrapper

Denver Nuggets point guard Monte Morris went to work over the offseason to hone his jumper. He wedged a gum wrapper between his thumb and index finger on his guide …


NBA capsules: Nikola Jokic has triple-double, Nuggets beat Clippers

Nikola Jokic had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists for his 21st career triple-double and the Denver Nuggets extended their home winning streak to 11 with a 121-100 victory …




NBA capsules: Nuggets win 117-85, their biggest rout ever of Lakers

Paul Millsap, Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley scored 20 points apiece, and the Denver Nuggets rolled to their biggest victory ever over the Los Angeles Lakers, a 117-85 rout on …


Nuggets add Sue Bird to front office staff

WNBA champion Sue Bird is joining the Denver Nuggets’ front office while continuing her own professional basketball playing career. Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly says Bird’s new title …


UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 7:30 p.m.

Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. undergoes back surgery

Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. has undergone back surgery in Dallas with no timetable for his return to the court. The team said the procedure of the lumbar spine …


Nets acquire Kenneth Faried, Darrell Arthur from Nuggets

The Brooklyn Nets have acquired forwards Kenneth Faried and Darrell Arthur along with a first-round pick from the Denver Nuggets. The Nets also received a second-round pick in 2020 and …


UPDATED: Tue., July 10, 2018, 8:05 p.m.

Former Idaho star Victor Sanders stays positive despite lack of playing time at summer league

Rather than mope, Victor Sanders knows he can be seen by any coach, at any time. So, he said, just making a summer roster is a big opportunity and a …


Nuggets, rookie Michael Porter Jr. agree to multiyear deal

The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a multiyear deal with rookie forward Michael Porter Jr.


UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 4:47 p.m.

Ex-Idaho standout Victor Sanders to play for Denver Nuggets in NBA summer league

Victor Sanders, who finished his collegiate basketball career as Idaho’s second-leading scorer all-time, has signed with the Denver Nuggets’ NBA summer-league team.


‘Minnesota way:’ T-wolves face elimination game vs. Nuggets

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been in control of a spot in the playoffs for the majority of the season, and entering the final game on the schedule they still are. …


UPDATED: Tue., April 10, 2018, 3:13 p.m.

The final two days of the NBA’s regular season will settle what six months could not

The first six months – and 2,442 games – of the NBA’s regular season weren’t enough to complete its playoff picture.


NBA Capsules: Markelle Fultz helps 76ers beat Nuggets 123-104

Markelle Fultz had 10 points and eight assists in his first game since October, helping the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Denver Nuggets 123-104 on Monday night.


NBA capsules: Wild night in Miami as Heat top Nuggets 149-141 in double OT

James Johnson scored a career-high 31 points, Kelly Olynyk added 30 off the bench and the Miami Heat set a franchise single-game scoring record by beating the Denver Nuggets 149-141 …


NBA capsules: Nuggets make 24 3-pointers, beat Bucks 134-123

Nikola Jokic had a triple-double wrapped up in the first half, and the Denver Nuggets put together one of the best 3-point shooting nights in NBA history in a 134-123 …


Nuggets could lose All-Star Paul Millsap for 3 months

The Denver Nuggets say All-Star forward Paul Millsap is exploring options to repair a torn ligament in his left wrist. Surgery could sideline the 32-year-old for up to three months. …


NBA: Capsules: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry lead Warriors over Nuggets 127-108

Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Stephen Curry had 22 and the Golden State Warriors rode a big third quarter to a 127-108 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night.


UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 4:14 p.m.

Paul Millsap’s Nuggets signing brings him back to his roots

The Denver Nuggets announced the signing of four-time All-Star Paul Millsap. A highly coveted free agent, the former Atlanta forward agreed to a three-year deal worth $90 million.


Curry scores 38 but Warriors lose to Nuggets, 112-110

Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood a 38-point performance by Stephen Curry to hand the Golden State Warriors their third loss of the season, 112-110 on …