Tag: Denver Nuggets

The Denver Nuggets seek a third-consecutive Northwest division title with Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

NBA Northwest Odds: Denver Nuggets Eye Division Three-Peat

The Denver Nuggets won the Northwest Division over the past two seasons and now, Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray, and the Nugs are favorites to win another division title at -134 odds (according to a recent update by DraftKings). The Utah Jazz and Donovan Mitchell offer up decent value at +225 […]

LA Lakers star LeBron James drives to the hoop against the Denver Nuggets in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

LA Lakers 1 Win from NBA Finals, Denver Nuggets Down 3-1 … Again

If you’re the Denver Nuggets, down 3-1 in the Western Conference Finals, you have the Los Angeles Lakers just where you want them. The Nuggets rallied back from down 3-1 twice already this postseason with a 6-0 record in elimination game situations. The Nuggets have yet to panic after falling […]

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (eight) defends Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

West Finals Betting Preview: Denver Nuggets vs. LA Lakers in Game 4

After winning the first two games of the Western Conference Finals, the LA Lakers lost Game 3 to the Denver Nuggets thanks to some sharpshooting heroics from Jamal Murray. The Nuggets would love to even the series at 2-2, but they won’t panic if they happen to fall behind 3-1. […]

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray dunks against the LA Lakers in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. (Image: Garrett Ellwood/Getty)

Ridiculous Shots by Jamal Murray in Game 3 vs. Lakers (VIDEO)

The Denver Nuggets nearly blew a 20-point lead in the fourth quarter, but they withheld a 19-2 run by the Los Angeles Lakers to hold on for the 114-106 victory in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. Jamal Murray scored 28 points and knocked down two step-back 3-pointers to […]

Anthony Davis of the LA Lakers squares up for a buzzer-beater against the Denver Nuggets in Game 2. (Image: Kevin C. Cox/Getty)

West Finals: LA Lakers Up 2-0 on Denver via AD Buzzer-Beater

Down by one point with just seconds remaining, and Anthony Davis didn’t flinch. AD lifted the Los Angeles Lakers to a Game 2 victory with a buzzer-beating 3-point shot to defeat the Denver Nuggets 105-103. The fourth quarter of Game 2 became the Nikola Jokic vs. Anthony Davis show, with […]

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets defends LeBron James of the LA Lakers in Denver. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

West Finals: Top-Seeded LA Lakers Meet Never-Die Denver Nuggets

Ready for Jokic and Murray versus LeBron and AD? The #3 Denver Nuggets rallied from down 3-1 to win both their playoff series in order to advance to the Western Conference Finals where they’ll face the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers barely broke a sweat in the postseason. After […]

Paul Millsap of the Denver Nuggets dunks during the third quarter against the LA Clippers in Game 5. (Image: NBA.com)

Denver in Another Elimination Game, LA Clippers Gunning for Game 6 KO

The LA Clippers blew a 16-point lead in the second half and the Denver Nuggets rallied back to avoid an elimination in Game 5. Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray combined for 48 points in the 111-105 victory for Denver. The slow-starting Denver faced four elimination games this postseason. The Nuggets […]

Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic defended by the LA Clippers in Game 4. (Image: Garret Ellwood/Getty)

Denver on Brink Elimination vs. LA Clippers, Down 3-1 Again

The Denver Nuggets find themselves facing an elimination game once again after they fell behind 3-1 to the Los Angeles Clippers. The Clippers are only one win away from advancing to the NBA Western Conference Finals. If Denver expects to stave off elimination, they’ll need major offensive contributions from Jamal […]

Kawhi Leonard of the LA Clippers blocks Denver guard Jamal Murray in Game 3. (Image: Getty)

Sore-Wrist Jokic and Denver Down 2-1 Against LA Clippers

It didn’t look like Nikola Jokic had a wrist injury when he nearly missed a triple-double with 32 points, 12 rebounds, and eight assists for the Denver Nuggets in a Game 3 loss against the LA Clippers. The Western Conference Semifinals is following a zig-zag pattern with the Clippers winning […]

Jamal Murray of the Denver Nuggets defended by LA Clippers All-Star Kawhi Leonard. (Image: Garrett Ellwood/Getty)

Kawhi vs. Murray: #2 LA Clippers Meet #3 Denver Nuggets in West Semis

The #3 Denver Nuggets won a hard-fought, first-round battle to defeat the #6 Utah Jazz in seven games, and now the Nugs get rewarded by playing the #2 LA Clippers in the Western Conference Semifinals. Denver’s Jamal Murray comes into the semifinals sizzling hot against Kawhi Leonard and a Clippers’ […]