Ty Lawson missed one practice because of flight issues, and his team looked much different when he got back to Denver.
The Denver Nuggets decided to make 20-year-old rookie Jusuf Nurkic their starting center by trading Timofey Mozgov to Cleveland last week for two protected first-round draft picks.
On Wednesday, the Cavs addressed their biggest need — a rim-protecting big man — by acquiring center Timofey Mozgov from the Denver Nuggets for two first-round draft picks.
This time, the Denver Nuggets didn’t let the Phoenix Suns run free up and down the court.
Jimmy Butler scored 21 points while rookieDoug McDermott added 16 to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 110-90 rout of the Denver Nuggets in an exhibition game on Monday night.
The Denver Nuggets parlayed a draft-day trade with Chicago into a Bosnian big man that very few knew about until Thursday and a shooting guard they long coveted.
Kenneth Farried watched the Golden State Warriors celebrate enough victories against the Denver Nuggets during last year’s playoffs. He wouldn’t allow his team to witness another Warriors coronation this spring.
Randy Foye scored 24 of his 30 points in the second half, and the Denver Nuggets hung on to beat the Houston Rockets 123-116 on Wednesday night.
Zach Randolph had 20 points and 11 rebounds, Mike Conley added 19 points and the Memphis Grizzlies kept pace in the playoff race with a 94-92 win over the Denver Nuggets on Monday night.
Kevin Durant had 27 points and eight assists to help the Oklahoma City Thunder defeat the Denver Nuggets 117-96 on Monday night.