Andre Miller scored a season-high 28 points off the bench, Nene had 20 points and 14 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 108-104 in overtime Wednesday night.
The Denver Nuggets pressed the pace and then turned it up a notch in the fourth quarter.
Andrew Bynum had 29 points and 13 rebounds in his season debut following a four-game suspension that carried over from the playoffs, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets 92-89 Saturday.
Nene scored 25 points, reserve Al Harrington had 18 points and seven rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets rolled to a 117-100 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night.
The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a five-year deal with restricted free agent Arron Afflalo.
Nene said he never wanted to leave the Denver Nuggets — and the team gave him every possible reason for staying.
George Karl scoffs at the notion that a team needs a superstar to be successful. The Denver Nuggets’ coach would be more than satisfied if the organization manages to retain guard Arron Afflalo after agreeing to a five-year deal with Brazilian center Nene on Tuesday night.
After shopping his services on the free agent market, Nene has decided to stay put. The Nuggets resigned their center to a 5 year, $67 million deal.
Memo to Denver Nuggets: Nene doesn’t want to play here, it’s time to move on.
Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson is entering his third season as an NBA player. Everybody says the third year is when a player should make that next move to become the best player he can be.