Nurkic, Barton Lead Nuggets Past Pelicans, Davis, 107-102Jusuf Nurkic scored 23 points, Will Barton added 22, and Denver survived a dominant performance by Davis to defeat the Pelicans 107-102 in both teams' regular season opener Wednesday night.
Nuggets Thinking Big With Blend Of Youth, VeteransThe Nuggets are actually heading into a season healthy. Wilson Chandler is back from a hip injury that sidelined him all last season and Danilo Gallinari's ankle - the one that forced an early end to his season - is healed.
Danilo Gallinari Done For Season, Mentions Lack Of 'Motivation'Denver Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari will not return this season due to the right ankle injury he suffered on Feb. 26.
Nuggets Gallinari To Miss At Least 3 Weeks With Ankle InjuryDanilo Gallinari, the Nuggets leading scorer, will miss at least three weeks after severely spraining his ankle.
NBA 2nd-Half Snapshot: Nuggets Have Playoff HopesWho would have thought a 22-32 team at the All-Star break would have realistic playoff hopes in the NBA's Western Conference, but such is the case this season.
Emmanuel Mudiay, Nikola Jokic Will Represent Nuggets In Rising Stars ChallengeThe Denver Nuggets are lobbying for Danilo Gallinari to be an all-star this season, but it was announced on Wednesday that they will be represented in the Rising Stars Challenge by rookies Emmanuel Mudiay and Nikola Jokic.
Kenneth Faried Placed On Stretcher, Taken To HospitalDenver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried was taken off the court on a stretcher with a neck brace to stabilize him Saturday night immediately after his team's loss to the Warriors.
New Coach, Rookie Point Guard Energize NuggetsThe Denver Nuggets have a completely new look on the floor this season — pick axes across both lanes and a mountain peak logo near half-court.
Gallinari Ready To Take Big Role In New Nuggets OffenseDanilo Gallinari wants everyone to know this: His surgically repaired left knee, the one that took three procedures to fix and nearly two seasons to fully trust, no longer bothers him.
Faried Can Be 'Manimal' Again With Nuggets Devoted To RunningKenneth Faried instantly perked up when his new coach proclaimed the Denver Nuggets would return to their uptempo roots.
Nuggets Sign Danilo Gallinari To Contract ExtensionThe Denver Nuggets announced on Monday that they have signed veteran Danilo Gallinari to a contract extension.
Mudiay Shines For Nuggets In Las Vegas Summer LeagueAs one of the top basketball prospects of his high school class, Emmanuel Mudiay's game was scouted and scrutinized as much as anyone while he played in Texas.