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2015-16 Schedule
20-31, 4th in Northwest
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Nuggets rookie looking impressive

Nikola Jokic has proven he can be a versatile big man in the NBA. Kevin Pelton likes his offensive production for the Nuggets and predicts that he'll have a long career. Surprising Rookies (Insider)

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Butler carted off, Bulls fall to Nuggets (1:18)
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Bulls lose Jimmy Butler, fall to Nuggets

Denver outscored Chicago 42-21 in the final frame to rally from 18 down and knock off the Bulls -- who lost All-Star Jimmy Butler to a knee sprain in the first half -- 115-110. Box score

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Butler wants his free throws before getting carted off (1:03)
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Bulls picking up slack without Butler

Chicago lost its All-Star for the night with a knee sprain but its lead grew in the third quarter as the Bulls outscored the Nuggets 32-18 in the frame. Follow live

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1dNick Friedell

Bulls' Butler injures knee in loss; MRI scheduled

Bulls star Jimmy Butler left the court on a cart after suffering a sprained left knee in Friday's loss to the Nuggets. He is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Saturday morning.

AP

Butler carted off, Bulls lead at half

Jimmy Butler scored 19 points but was carted off late in the second quarter after his left leg got caught behind him as he was falling to the floor. Chicago leads Denver 57-55. Box score

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Nuggets talking Blake Griffin trade? (1:18)
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2dChad Ford and Kevin Pelton

Seven NBA rookie surprises, from Philly to OKC

When rookies exceed expectations, it gets our attention. Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton look at seven surprises from the rookie class, including one making a difference for a contender.

NBA All-Star Dunk Competition

  • Zach LaVine, Timberwolves*
  • Andre Drummond, Pistons
  • Aaron Gordon, Magic
  • Will Barton, Nuggets
*2015 champion

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The rim-rocking road to the dunk contest (1:28)
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Jazz slip by Nuggets (0:55)

Jazz survive frisky Nuggets

Utah had no answer for Danilo Gallinari, who had a game-high 24 points, but did have an answer for the rest of Denver. The Nuggets were held to 37.1% shooting as the Jazz picked up their fourth-straight win. Box score

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Nuggets Daily Links: Wednesday

Top Headline: Nuggets won't offer Sean Kilpatrick a rest-of-season deal; Roster down to 14.

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Nuggets snap Raptors' 11-game winning streak (1:41)
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Raptors' win streak snapped at 11

Denver's Nikola Jokic scored a season-high 27 points to fuel a 112-93 victory as Toronto suffered its first loss since Jan. 4. The Nuggets outscored the Raptors 60-26 in the paint. Box score

Raptors' win streak in danger in Denver

DeMar DeRozan (24 points) is doing his part to make it 12 straight wins for Toronto, but the visitors trail 80-65 entering the fourth quarter. The Nuggets have 44 points in the paint, compared to just 20 for the Raptors. Follow live

Nuggets up 11 on Raptors at halftime

Nikola Jokic went 7-of-10 from the field for 15 points and tallied seven rebounds and four assists to put Denver in the lead at home. The Nuggets starters shot 19-of-26 (73%) in the half. Follow live

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Nuggets Daily Links: Monday

Top Headline: Jusuf Nurkic's game-shape is improving as his minutes increase.

Team Stats

Points Per Game100.419th
Rebounds Per Game44.510th
Assists Per Game22.212th
Points Allowed103.823rd

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2015-162031.392
2014-153052.366
2013-143646.439
2012-135725.695
2011-123828.576

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