Michael Porter Jr out for game against Suns

When the Denver Nuggets take the court tonight against the the Phoenix Suns, Michael Porter , Jr. will not be amongst the players taking the court. According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, contact tracing will have MPJ out for several days. The Denver Post’s Mike Singer adds that the team expects Porter Jr. to miss multiple contests. Porter Jr seems poised for a breakout season after really showing some serious flashes in the NBA Bubble, where he averaged 22.0 points and 8.6 rebounds while knocking down 42% of…

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Jerami Grant to opt out of deal and enter free agency

If Otto Porter and Nicholas Batum were obvious opt-ins, then Jerami Grant was just as obvious of an opt-out. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Denver Nuggets is opting out of the last year of his current deal, an enter free agency. When Grant was acquired from the Thunder last season, while it didn’t receive the fanfare of other roster moves around the league, it was lauded by knowledgeable basketball people as a quality addition by the Denver Nuggets. The move paid dividends for Denver, as he averaged…

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September 24, 2020 NBA Playoff Recap: Rebounding does in Nuggets in Game 4

Who Got It Done pt rb ast Anthony DavisLAL @ DEN 34 5 3   13-14 ft Jamal MurrayDEN vs. LAL 32 3 8 LeBron JamesLAL @ DEN 26 9 8   11-14 ft Dwight HowardLAL @ DEN 12 11 1 Nikola JokićDEN vs. LAL 16 7 4   2 stl Rajon RondoLAL @ DEN 11 5 7 Monte MorrisDEN vs. LAL 12 2 4 M. PorterDEN vs. LAL 13 8 1 Jerami GrantDEN vs. LAL 17 2 1 K. Caldwell-PopeLAL @ DEN 13 2 1 Yesterday’s Scores Los Angeles Lakers (52-19)  114  Denver…

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Denver sends the Clippers packing 104-89

It has been said that the NBA is a make-or-miss league, and Tuesday night that was amongst many lessons the Los Angeles Clippers learned the hard way. Once again their second half offence let them down, as the scored just 33 points over the final 24 minutes, including missing their first ten field goal attempts of the fourth quarter. The offensive aided a Denver Nuggets team, that frankly didn’t need much help, in defeating them 104-89. The Nuggets’ victory completed an improbable comeback from down 3-1. As the first half…

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Jamal Murray and others out against Heat

Jamal Murray is amongst several Denver Nuggets that will be out for the team’s Saturday seeding game against the Miami Heat. Gary Harris, Vlatko Cancar, Will Barton will alps miss the games due to a variety of ailments.

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Portland, Houston and Denver to open team facilities

From Rob Goldberg of B/R The Houston Rockets, Portland Trail Blazers and Denver Nuggets are among the first teams opening their facilities Friday as part of a return from the hiatus caused by the coronavirus, according to Jeff Zillgitt and Mark Medina of USA Today.  “That’s the plan,” Rockets CEO Tad Brown said of opening on May 8. “We’re certainly expecting it, and we’ll provide the safest possible environment for our guys.” The NBA announced last month that beginning on May 8, teams could begin reopening facilities in accordance with the relaxation of state and local COVID-19 stay-at-home orders.…

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Jamal Murray , Gary Harris and Paul Millsap out tonight

The Denver Nuggets will be without three starters when they take on the Santa Cruz/Golden State Warriors Thursday night. The Nuggets announced that Jamal Murray ( left ankle sprain) , Gary Harris ( right adductor strain) and Paul Millsap ( left knee contusion/sprain) will be out of the lineup Without those players in the lineup, look to see more of guys like Will Barton, Michael Porter Jr , Torrey Craig and Malik Beasley.

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Paul Millsap and Gary Harris out against Kings

According to the Denver Nuggets, Paul Millsap and Gary Harris will miss the team’s Sunday night game against the Sacramento Kings. A left knee contusion will keep Millsap out of action, while for Harris the culprit is a left shin contusion. The injury to Millsap will pave the way for Michael Porter Jr to get his first career start.

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Nikola Jokic hits second game winner of the weekend

Shooting 9-23 is not a particularly efficient game but Nikola Jokic made the last of his makes from the field count as it proved to be the deciding bucket, lifting the Denver Nuggets to a 100-98 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. It was Jokic’s second game-winning shot in the last three days. On November 8, against the 76ers, his jumper in the waning seconds was the go ahead basket.

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