Unless the nose-diving Denver Nuggets can turn things around, they’ll miss the playoffs for the first time since 2003, when they got Carmelo Anthony after a 17-65 season.
David West scored 25 points and Roy Hibbert added 14 as the Pacers routed the short-handed Nuggets 119-80 on Monday night.
Wilson Chandler scored a season-high 25 points and the Denver Nuggets snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the Indiana Pacers 109-96 Saturday night.
y Lawson scored 18 points, including a key 3-pointer with less than a minute to play, and the Denver Nuggets snapped an eight-game losing streak with a 111-108 win over the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday night.
Markieff Morris scored 25 points and Gerald Green added 19, helping the Phoenix Suns rally for a 103-99 win over the Denver Nuggets on Friday night.
Nate Robinson serenaded his teammate with a song in the locker room, rapping and rhyming about J.J. Hickson’s big game.
Wilson Chandler scored 17 points, Nate Robinson added 16, and Kenneth Faried had a key block and transition dunk with 33 seconds left to lift the Denver Nuggets to 75-74 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night.
Playing their fourth game in five nights and missing their leading scorer, the sluggish Nuggets appeared well on their way to their third straight loss.
Kyrie Irving scored 23 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers snapped the Denver Nuggets’ seven-game winning streak with a 98-88 victory Wednesday night.
A small but spirited cheer broke out in a corner of Barclays Center, a contrast to the boos that rained down for much of the second half.