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Portland Trail Blazers

Nicolas Batum #88 of the Portland Trail Blazers battles for rebound position against Kenneth Faried #35 of the Denver Nuggets on Feb. 25, 2014 at the Pepsi Center. (credit: Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

Errant Shots Doom Nuggets In Loss To Trail Blazers

Damian Lillard made up for the absence of fellow All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge by scoring 31 points in the Portland Trail Blazers’ 100-95 win over the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday night.

02/25/2014

Nate Robinson #10 of the Denver Nuggets drives to the basket against the Portland Trail Blazers at Pepsi Center on November 1, 2013 in Denver, Colorado. The Trail Blazers defeated the Nuggets 113-98. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Aldridge Helps Blazers Past Nuggets, 113-98

Nicolas Batum got hot early, Wesley Matthews hit a critical shot when Denver was making a late charge and LaMarcus Aldridge added the finishing touches.

11/02/2013

J.J. Hickson (credit: CBS)

Nuggets Sign Big Man J.J. Hickson

The Denver Nuggets bolstered their frontcourt Thursday by signing free agent forward J.J. Hickson to a three-year deal.

07/12/2013

J.J. Hickson (Photo by Scott Cunningham/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Have Log Jam In Frontcourt With Signing Of J.J. Hickson

J.J. Hickson, a 6-foot-9 power forward, agreed to terms with the Nuggets Sunday afternoon and will reportedly get a three-year deal worth $15 million.

07/08/2013

Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets shoots a layup against the Portland Trail Blazers on April 14, 2013 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Beat Blazers 118-109, Set Franchise Record In Wins

Andre Iguodala scored 28 points and the Denver Nuggets set an NBA franchise record with their 55th win Sunday, beating the short-handed Portland Trail Blazers 118-109 but losing another starter.

04/14/2013

Ty Lawson #3 of the Denver Nuggets shoots a layup ahead of Nicolas Batum #88 of the Portland Trail Blazers on February 27, 2013 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland. (credit: Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Lawson Has 30 In 111-109 Denver Win Over Blazers

Ty Lawson had 12 of his 30 points in the fourth quarter as the Denver Nuggets scrambled down the stretch but held off the Blazers 111-109 on Wednesday night.

02/28/2013

Evan Fournier of the Denver Nuggets goes to the basket against Meyers Leonard #11 of the Portland Trail Blazers during a pre-season game on October 17, 2012 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland. (credit: Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Trail Blazers Upend Nuggets 97-80

Wesley Matthews scored 14 of his 19 points during the second quarter and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 97-80 Wednesday night.

10/18/2012

Raymond Felton of the Portland Trail Blazers shoots the basketball against Ty Lawson of the Denver Nuggets during the game on Dec. 29, 2011 at the Rose Garden Arena in Portland. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Nuggets Lose To Blazers In Oregon

Raymond Felton had 23 points, including a key 3-pointer down the stretch, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 111-102 on Thursday night to remain undefeated after three games.

12/30/2011