Masai Ujiri decided to give the Nuggets an opportunity to develop this season instead of disrupting their growth with a splashy trade move.
Tthe Denver Nuggets now have back-to-back losses since their nine-game winning streak. Rudy Gay drained a pull-up jumper with less than five seconds remaining as Toronto knocked off the Nuggets 109-108.
The Denver Nuggets have turned into a trendy pick this season to be a top contender in the ultra-competitive Western Conference.
The Denver Nuggets are one-and-done in the NBA playoffs again. Only this ouster has a much different feel.
Ty Lawson had 22 points and a career-high 15 assists, Arron Afflalo scored 16 of his 17 points in the second half and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Houston Rockets 117-105 on Friday night.
The Los Angeles Lakers opened a season-high six-game trip Friday night with a rare win in Denver, where the Nuggets were bleary-eyed and, in Danilo Gallinari’s case, blurry-eyed.
Timofey Mozgov’s hard foul on Blake Griffin came in a dominant third quarter that helped Denver win 112-91 Thursday night and end the Clippers’ season-high four-game winning streak that included a victory over the Nuggets last weekend.
The New York Knicks ended the Carmelo Anthony trade saga and their quest for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal.