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Chris Paul, the 'Point God,' and the Thunder handed the Nuggets their fist divisional loss of the season, a 113-101 defeat in both team's first game following the All-Star break.

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Paul Millsap, who's having another impactful two-way season, will eventually return to the Nuggets' starting lineup. What does that mean for Denver's bench and a Jerami Grant-Mason Plumlee frontcourt which has struggled to play together this year?

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Five days off before a difficult close to the regular season gave Michael Malone the opportunity to take full advantage of Breckenridge Ski Resort's snowiest February on record. Here's how Malone and the Nuggets spent their All-Star breaks while a difficult close to the regular season schedule looms.

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The Nuggets’ locker room was filled with a bevy of emotions following Denver’s 120-116 overtime defeat at the hands of the Los Angeles Lakers, including disappointment, regret and frustration. Most of that frustration centered around Wednesday’s overtime period when the Nuggets’ scored just five points to the Lakers’ nine and converted on only two of their eight field goal attempts.…...

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Before their first game with Denver after the trade deadline, Keita Bates-Diop, Noah Vonleh and Jordan McRae all went through a crash course in proper Nuggets bench etiquette. It was one of their first tastes of the championship culture the Nuggets have been establishing all season.

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Jamal Murray almost didn't return for the second half Monday night but after a halftime phone call with his father poured in 14 fourth-quarter points and helped the Nuggets battle back from a 23-point third quarter deficit to beat the Spurs.

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Jamal Murray missed just just three of his 17 field goal attempts Saturday night. He misfired only twice on eight attempts from beyond the arc. But Murray’s most impressive play in the Nuggets’ 117-108 win over the Phoenix Suns didn’t result in an additional two or three points to the right of his name on Denver’s boxscore. Looking to put…...

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Thursday’s trade deadline was one of the busiest of the Tim Connelly era. When the dust settled, the Nuggets had shipped out three players — Malik Beasley, Juancho Hernangomez and Jarred Vanderbilt, who all went to Minnesota — as part of a four-team trade and inherited four, Keita Bates-Diop, Noah Vonleh, Gerald Green and Jordan McRae. Denver took on McRae…...

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Nikola Jokic caught the ball in the mid-post against Rudy Gobert, sensed the reigning Defensive Player of the Year on his back, stepped back with his right foot and launched a high-arching fadeaway that gave the Nuggets a 96-95 lead with under one minutes remaining in regulation. Jokic invented his signature shot — the Sombor Shuffle which it’s been called…...

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Ever since Malik Beasley and Juancho Hernangomez turned down contract extensions prior to the beginning of the regular season, the writing seemed to be on the wall. When the Nuggets were banged up and down a starter or two, Beasley and Hernangomez saw their minutes climb. Beasley logged 39 minutes off the bench in Denver’s 134-131 overtime win in Golden…...

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Malik Beasley and Juancho Hernangomez arrived in Denver together as part of a heralded 2016 draft class. The Nuggets selected Beasley 19th overall and Hernangomez 15th that summer. They’ll leave Denver together as well. The Nuggets reportedly agreed to a trade late Tuesday night that will send Beasley, Hernangomez and Jarred Vanderbilt to the Timberwolves in exchange for Shabazz Napier,…...

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It looked as if the three games in roughly 62 hours had finally caught up to Nikola Jokic. After converting on 15 of his first 18 attempts in the Nuggets’ loss to the Pistons on Sunday, Jokic began to draw iron. First, he came up short on a 3. Then, Jokic’s 16-foot jumper from just beyond the elbow bounced off…...

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And just like that the lead was gone. It took only 8 1/2 second-quarter minutes for the Detroit Pistons to fully erase what was at one point a 21-point first-quarter deficit. From there it was game on. After the Nuggets hit on 10 of their first 11 field goal attempts and outscored the Pistons 44-30 in the first Detroit countered,…...

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Michael Porter Jr. didn’t feel like playing basketball on Sunday. The news of Kobe Bryant’s death had filtered through the Nuggets locker room only about an hour before Denver was set to take on the Houston Rockets. It left Porter and his teammates devastated. The tragedy was stunning. Bryant, a hero to many on the Nuggets and throughout the league,…...

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I’ll never forget the look of shock and disbelief on Jamal Murray’s face. Forty-five minutes before the Nuggets tipped off against the Houston Rockets, he learned that Kobe Bryant was among nine people killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. Nuggets director of player development John Beckett approached Murray, who didn’t play Sunday but was going through his…

With the Nuggets clinging to a seven-point lead with three minutes remaining in regulation, Brandon Ingram got to one of his sweet spots. He was around 15-feet away from the hoop, positioned on the right wing in the midrange, the same zone where he hurt the Nuggets at times during the Nuggets and Pelicans’ first two meetings of the season.…...

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In Feb. 2015, Tim Connelly made one of the more defining trades of his Nuggets’ tenure. Midway through the 2015-16 season, Connelly dealt Arron Afflalo and Alonzo Gee to the Trail Blazers for Will Barton, Victor Claver, Thomas Robinson and a lottery protected 2016 first-round pick. The headliner of the trade at the time was Afflalo. Across 53 games, Afflalo…...

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