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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