Tag: Denver Nuggets

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’ […]

Denver Nuggets shooting guard Jamal Mitchell defended by Utah Jazz All-Star Donovan Mitchell in Game 4 of the NBA Playoffs. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Will Donovan Mitchell and Utah Stop Denver’s Jamal Murray in Game 7?

It’s the Spida and Jamal Show! The Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets series will go the full seven games thanks to a sizzling shooting streak from Denver’s Jamal Murray. In the last three games, Murray averaged 47.3 points per game and dropped not one, but two 50-point games. Meanwhile, Donovan […]

LA Clippers star Paul George during warmups in Orlando, FL.  (Image: Kim Klement/Getty)

NBA Playoffs: Mavericks and Nuggets on Brink of Elimination Down 3-2

The #7 Dallas Mavericks and #3 Denver Nuggets are in trouble heading into Game 6 of the opening round of the Western Conference playoffs. The Mavericks trail the #2 LA Clippers 3-2 and are one loss away from starting their vacation. Denver recently ended a three-game skid with a victory […]

Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets center, at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Image: Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports)

Joker Infected; Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic Tests Positive for COVID-19

Nikola Jokic, two-time All-Star with the Denver Nuggets, tested positive for coronavirus in his home country of Serbia. Jokic came in contract with tennis star, Novak Djokovic, who also tested positive for COVID-19. Jokic, 25, encountered Djokovic in Belgrade. Jokic tested positive for coronavirus last week and he’s been asymptomatic. […]

Boston Celtics Marcus Smart guards LA Lakers star LeBron James during a game at TD Garden in Boston. (Image: Brian Babineau/Getty)

NBA Weekend: Nuggets/Thunder, Celtics/Lakers, Rockets/Jazz

Two of the best teams in the Western Conference square off when the Denver Nuggets (38-17) visit the Oklahoma City Thunder (33-22) on Friday evening. On Saturday, the Utah Jazz (36-18) and Houston Rockets (35-20) meet in a potential preview of a postseason series between the #4 and #5 seeds. […]

The Denver Nuggets dynamic duo, Jamal Murray (27) and Nikola Jokic, during a game at Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. (Image: Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports)

NBA Value Plays: Denver Nuggets, Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors

The Los Angeles Lakers, Milwaukee Bucks, and Los Angeles Clippers are the three consensus co-favorites to win the 2020 NBA championship. The front runners distanced themselves from the “chase pack” that’s seven teams deep. The chase pack offers up tremendous value if you think the front runners will fail to […]

Denver Nuggets center, Nikola Jokic, posts up LA Lakers big man, Anthony Davis, at the Staples Center in LA. (Image: Bart Young/Getty)

NBA Weekend Preview: Mavs/Sixers, Pacers/Bucks, Nuggets/Lakers

The NBA has several compelling matchups during the penultimate weekend of the calendar year, with the Dallas Mavericks taking on the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday, and then battling the defending champ, Toronto Raptors, on Sunday. The Milwaukee Bucks have a back-to-back with the New York Knicks and Indiana Pacers. There’s […]