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The Morning After: Gary Harris happy to return for Denver Nuggets in win over Portland Trail Blazers

Harris said “nobody’s thinking about pain right now” as Denver clings to playoff hopes.

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Denver Sports Omelette: “Who’s got it better than us? Nobody.”

As the final seconds ticked down and Gary Harris dribbled out the clock after a game-clinching steal, the Nuggets’ fourth-year guard said two words resonated in his mind through the sound explosion inside Pepsi Center.

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Kiszla: Nuggets savor win that keeps playoff dream alive, while Portland’s Jusuf Nurkic eats crow

Does a Bosnian Beast eat crow? The Nuggets served up a heaping helping to Portland center Jusuf Nurkic, beating their biggest nemesis 88-82 Monday in a victory essential to keep a playoff dream alive.

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Gary Harris expected to return for Denver Nuggets on Monday against Portland Trail Blazers

Harris has missed Denver’s last 11 games with a right knee sprain/strain

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Gary Harris’ injury status upgraded to questionable to play Monday against Portland Trail Blazers

Harris has missed the past 11 games with a right knee sprain/strain.

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Portland Trail Blazers at Denver Nuggets: Everything you need to know

Denver is still vying for a playoff berth, while Portland is fighting to hold onto the No. 3 seed in the West.

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Will Barton’s newfound efficiency keying Denver Nuggets’ playoff push

Barton scored 31 points on 11-of-15 shooting in Saturday’s crucial win over the Clippers.

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Gary Harris’ injury status upgraded for Nuggets’ Monday home tilt against Portland Trail Blazers

Coach Michael Malone said prior to Saturday’s win over the Clippers that the Nuggets are preparing to play the rest of the regular season without Harris.

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The Wild West: Breaking down stretch run for Denver Nuggets, fellow playoff contenders

When the Denver Nuggets finished off a Sunday matinee thrashing of Sacramento, they simultaneously sat out of the Western Conference playoff picture and 1.5 games away from hosting a first-round playoff series.

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How are the Denver Nuggets keeping track of Western Conference playoff race? Depends on who you ask

“It’s one of those things you don’t want to pay attention to it, but you’ve got to know at the same time,” second-year point guard Jamal Murray said.

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Breaking down the stretch-run schedules for Denver Nuggets, Western Conference playoff contenders

The 33-28 Nuggets fell out of the coveted eighth spot in the standings after Tuesday’s stunning loss to the Clippers.

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The Morning After: 8 takeaways following Denver Nuggets’ comeback win over Portland Trail Blazers

The Denver Nuggets secured a much-needed win Monday night over division-rival Portland, with Jamal Murray’s career-high 38 points fueling a 104-101 victory.

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Jamal Murray’s career-high 38 points propels Denver Nuggets to win over Portland Trail Blazers

Jamal Murray drove hard to the basket out of a timeout, absorbed the contact by Evan Turner and still pushed the ball into the basket. Then Murray calmly sank what turned out to be the game-winning free throw.

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Former Nugget Jusuf Nurkic has “no relationship” with Michael Malone, hopes his story with Denver is over

Nurkic was dealt from the Nuggets to Portland at last season’s trade deadline.

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Everything you need to know about Portland Trail Blazers at Denver Nuggets

Jusuf Nurkic returns to Denver for the first time since being dealt from the Nuggets to Portland at last season’s trade deadline.

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The Morning After: 8 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ win at Portland Trail Blazers

Nikola Jokic exploded for 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Denver Nuggets notched a key 102-85 victory against the Trail Blazers Friday night.

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Mason Plumlee taking advantage of increased opportunity with Denver Nuggets

Plumlee has filled in admirably as a spot starter with the recent injuries to Paul Millsap and Nikola Jokic.

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Everything you need to know about Denver Nuggets at Portland Trail Blazers

The Nuggets are 5-12 on the road, including an 0-4 mark against Northwest Division opponents. They lost 99-82 in Portland on Nov. 13.

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The Morning After: 7 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ loss to Portland Trail Blazers

The Denver Nuggets limped through their worst offensive performance of the season Monday night in a 99-82 road loss to the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Shooting woes doom Denver Nuggets in loss at Portland Trail Blazers

Following a 5-1 homestand that Malone described as “unbelievable,” the Nuggets’ early-season road woes continued. Denver (8-6) dropped to 2-4 away from the Pepsi Center and has not won at Portland since 2013.

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