2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
6-6, 3rd in Northwest
Should Luka or Jokic be the NBA MVP favorite? (1:01)
11h
Jokic schools Wiseman with slick reverse dunk (0:28)
1d
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3dOhm Youngmisuk

Malone acknowledges Porter Jr. has had virus

Nuggets coach Michael Malone said Tuesday night that Michael Porter Jr.'s absence from the team is because he has had the coronavirus.

3d

Durant scores 34, Nets charge back from 18 down, top Nuggets

— Kevin Durant had 34 points, 13 assists and nine rebounds, Bruce Brown made a huge contribution while starting for the absent Kyrie Irving, and the Brooklyn Nets rallied from 18 down to beat the Denver Nuggets 122-116 on Tuesday night.

Hartenstein throws down vicious poster slam on Harris (0:22)
3d
Bol Bol sinks triple early in first career start (0:18)
3d
5d

Jokic, Nuggets win easily again, rout Knicks 114-89

— Nikola Jokic had 22 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in another short night, and the Denver Nuggets reached .500 for the first time this season with a 114-89 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday.

Morris, Hartenstein connect on pick-and-roll (0:15)
5d
Gary Harris steals and slams (0:20)
5d
Dozier lobs it up to Hartenstein for a one-handed flush (0:18)
6d
Barton goes behind-the-back to Jokic for the slam (0:20)
6d
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7dTim Bontemps and Adrian Wojnarowski

Doc's short-handed Sixers no match for Nuggets

With coach Doc Rivers saying the league should not have played the game, the short-handed Philadelphia 76ers -- with just seven healthy players -- lost to the visiting Denver Nuggets on Saturday afternoon.

Jokic sends game to OT with jumper at buzzer (0:28)
8d
Murray beats buzzer with deep 3 (0:28)
8d
AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill
8dOhm Youngmisuk

Nuggets' Porter still in protocols, return delayed

Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. has been ruled out of Thursday night's game against the Mavericks, extending his absence since entering the NBA's health and safety protocols last week.

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9dOhm Youngmisuk

Source: Nuggets' Porter expected back vs. Mavs

Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. is expected to be available to return against the Mavericks on Thursday night, a source told ESPN, confirming multiple reports.

10d

Jokic, Nuggets regroup to rally past Timberwolves 123-116

— Nikola Jokic scored 13 of his 35 points in the fourth quarter after losing his cool earlier in the game, and the Denver Nuggets scrambled late to beat Minnesota 123-116 on Tuesday night for their 10th straight win over the Timberwolves.

Jokic sends a half-court bounce pass to Green (0:18)
10d
Jokic drops the dime to Murray for the fadeaway (0:20)
10d
11d

Do You Believe with Richard Jefferson

Zach and Richard Jefferson play "Do You Believe?" with some early-season NBA trends: the frisky Knicks, the struggling Raptors, the 6-1 Sixers, and potential challengers to the Lakers in the West.

Team Stats

Points Per Game116.35th
Rebounds Per Game42.428th
Assists Per Game27.32nd
Points Allowed112.821st

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2020-2166.500
2019-204627.630
2018-195428.659
2017-184636.561
2016-174042.488