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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Oklahoma City trades Jerami Grant to Denver

After shocking the NBA world by trading Paul George Sunday morning, the Thunder apparently are done wheeling and dealing. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski has reported that Oklahoma City Thunder are sending forward Jerami Grant to the the Denver Nuggets in exchange for a 2020 first round pick. The deal seems to address the issues of rebuilding for the future and financial relief as it will save the franchise $39 million in salary and luxury tax. Prior to making this trade, the Thunder was staring at a nearly $33 million tax bill.…

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May 7, 2019 NBA Playoff Recap

Top Performers Nikola JokicDEN vs. POR 25 19 6 Kawhi LeonardTOR vs. PHI 21 13 4 2 stl Paul MillsapDEN vs. POR 24 8 2 2 blk Pascal SiakamTOR vs. PHI 25 8 3 2 stl Jimmy ButlerPHI @ TOR 22 5 7 10-11 ft Jamal MurrayDEN vs. POR 18 5 9 Kyle LowryTOR vs. PHI 19 6 5 Danny GreenTOR vs. PHI 17 5 0 5-7 3-pt Damian LillardPOR @ DEN 22 6 4 Gary HarrisDEN vs. POR 16 6 2 Yesterday’s Scores  Portland Trail Blazers 98 Denver Nuggets.…

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Portland and Denver Western Conference Semifinal Series Schedule

The Denver Nuggets won a hard-fought game seven 90-86 over the San Antonio Spurs in their opening round playoff series. They won’t have long to celebrate, as they will face Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers in the second round on Monday night in game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals. Here is the series schedule via @RipCityRadio620

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Nick Young signs with Denver Nuggets

Nick Young has agreed to a deal with the Denver Nuggets. The team made the announcement Monday morning.  Young comes to the Nuggets fresh off a championship with the Golden State Warriors last season. Though his minutes, 17.4, were the lowest since his rookie season and his points, 7.3, tied a career low, Young can still be a valuable scorer off the Denver bench. Last season he shot 37.7 from distance and had hit at least 36.9 percent of his three over the past five seasons.  With injuries to Gary…

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Nuggets and Isaiah Thomas agree to 1-year deal

To say the last twelve months have not gone the way Isaiah Thomas had planned would be a profound understatement. In 2016-17 Thomas averaged a career-high 28.9 points per game and led the Boston Celtics to the best record in the East and a trip to the Eastern Conference Finals. Thomas would miss the last three games of that series, one the Celtics lost 4-0, with a hip injury; this is where things would start to go awry for Thomas. He was traded to Cleveland, which was the worst case…

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