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Mar 26

Limiting runs while holding big leads focus for Nuggets down the stretch

It wasn’t supposed to be a stressful final 12 minutes in Indianapolis for the Nuggets on Friday night.

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Mar 26

Williams leads Rockets to easy 137-125 win over Thunder

HOUSTON (AP) — James Harden was Houston’s fourth-leading scorer on Sunday against the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Mar 26

Dr. Tom Amberry, who set consecutive free throws world record, dies at 94

A California podiatrist who made history when he shot 2,750 consecutive free throws has died. He was 94.

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Mar 26

Eye-popping: John Wall, Wizards blow past LeBron, Cavs 127-115

LeBron James yanked off the tinted googles protecting his injured eye and flung them away.

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Mar 26

Pacers hope to get it right versus 76ers (The Associated Press)

The Indiana Pacers look to get back on track Sunday night when they host the Philadelphia 76ers. Indiana (36-36) dropped two straight games and is 7-14 in its last 21 contests. The Pacers are in the midst of a tight playoff race in the Eastern Confer…

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Mar 26

Jokic to lead Nuggets against Pelicans (The Associated Press)

The last time Nikola Jokic was in front of his home fans he supplied a must-see highlight at the expense of LeBron James, backing and bumping the league’s four-time MVP deep into the paint before swishing a hook shot over his extended reach. The Denve…

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Mar 25

How the Nuggets have become the most explosive offensive team in the NBA

As its wheels lifted off the runway in Dallas, the plane carrying the Nuggets back to Denver was also charting a new course for a season in peril.

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Mar 25

Joakim Noah banned 20 games by NBA for drug violation

He tested positive for a substance found in some over-the-counter supplements, the league said Saturday.

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Mar 25

Kosmider: With more tight games likely down stretch of playoff race, developing closer key for Nuggets

Opening Day at Coors Field is a few weeks away, but the Rockies aren’t the only team in Denver who need to find a closer.

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Mar 25

Danilo Gallinari returns against Pacers, finishes with 21 points

Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari, out the previous four games while recovering from a left knee bone bruise, was back in the starting lineup for Denver in its 125-117 win Friday over the Pacers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

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Mar 25

Jokic has 31 points, 17 rebounds, Nuggets top Pacers 125-117 (The Associated Press)

Nikola Jokic did a little bit of everything to help the Denver Nuggets beat the Indiana Pacers. Jokic had 31 points, 17 rebounds and a big 3-pointer to turn back a late Indiana rally, and Denver won 125-117 on Friday night. Wilson Chandler scored 12 …

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Mar 25

Booker scores 70 in Boston, but Celtics outlast Suns 130-120

BOSTON (AP) — Devin Booker is only 20 and already has a place alongside Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and just a few others in NBA history.

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Mar 25

Nuggets get wire-to-wire victory over Pacers, remain ahead of Trail Blazers in race

If only the Nuggets could play the Indiana Pacers each game, they’d be one of the best teams in the West.

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Mar 24

Timberwolves begin road trip at Lakers (The Associated Press)

If the inconsistent Minnesota Timberwolves expect to have any shot at the playoffs, they need to string together some wins during their three-game road swing. The Timberwolves (28-42) begin their trip Friday night against the Los Angeles Lakers (20-51…

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Mar 24

Lillard scores 30, Trail Blazers rout Knicks 110-95 (The Associated Press)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard knows what can happen in games like Thursday.

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Mar 23

Pelicans' late playoff bid runs through Houston (The Associated Press)

While the odds are slim at best, the New Orleans Pelicans have mustered hope for crashing the Western Conference postseason party with five wins in six games. When the Pelicans visit the Houston Rockets (49-22) on Friday night at Toyota Center, they w…

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Mar 23

Former Nuggets guard Ty Lawson denies probation violations in Denver court hearing

Ty Lawson, the former Nuggets point guard who now plays for the Sacramento Kings, appeared Thursday in Denver where he denied allegations he violated his probation after pleading guilty in 2015 to driving while his ability was impaired.

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Mar 23

The Cavs can't stop anybody, and LeBron's wondering where their toughness went (Ball Don’t Lie)

On Wednesday afternoon, LeBron James acknowledged that his Cleveland Cavaliers had not yet hit their stride and weren’t quite ready for the rigors of the postseason, but that he wasn’t too worried about it. “We’re not in playoff mode right now,” he said, according to Joe Vardon of cleveland.com.

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Mar 23

Kenneth Faried providing big boost for Nuggets in return from painful back injury

The run is always coming in the NBA. In a league where big leads can disappear quicker than a deer bolting across the highway, the Nuggets knew they’d have to hold off a charge from the defending champions Wednesday night.

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Mar 23

Nikola Jokic's Nuggets dismantle the Cavs, get one step closer to playoffs (Ball Don’t Lie)

Nikola Jokic lets one go over the outstretched arm of LeBron James. Nikola Jokic has had a brilliant sophomore season, one that’s seen him skyrocket from under-the-radar second-round draft pick to burgeoning face of a Denver Nuggets franchise on the rise. The Serbian center had the ball matched up with LeBron James — four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, three-time NBA champion, the best player on the planet until he decides otherwise — on the left block … and the rest of the Nuggets spread out, so their big man could go to work.

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