With the 22nd pick in the first round of the NBA Draft the Denver Nuggets selected Morehead State forward Kenneth Faried.
After he makes a big shot, Russell Westbrook likes to gesture with his hands as though they’re pistols and then blow the pretend smoke away.
Ty Lawson scored a career playoff-high 27 points and J.R. Smith and Danilo Gallinari hit clutch shots down the stretch to help Denver beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 104-101 on Monday night as the Nuggets avoided a first-round sweep.
Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith says there is a “strong possibility” he will sign elsewhere after the season.
The NBA says Kendrick Perkins’ basket with 1:05 left that put the Oklahoma City Thunder ahead to stay in a 107-103 playoff win against the Denver Nuggets should have been waved off as basket interference.
Rookie Gordon Hayward scored a career-high 34 points and hit five 3-pointers to give the Utah Jazz a 107-103 victory over playoff-bound Denver in the season finale for both teams Wednesday night.
J.R. Smith’s 22 points led nine Nuggets in double figures and Kosta Koufos tied his career high with 18 points in Denver’s 134-111 win over Golden State on Monday night.
J.R. Smith broke a tie in the final minutes with a layup and immediately followed with a jumper, lifting the Denver Nuggets to a 104-96 victory over the struggling and short-handed Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday night.
Kevin Durant scored 32 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 101-94 Tuesday night in a possible first-round playoff preview.
Danilo Gallinari scored 22 points, Kenyon Martin scored six of his 18 in the final 3:24, and the Denver Nuggets hung on for their sixth straight win, 95-90 over the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday.