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Professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado

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Denver Nuggets: Professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado
The Denver Nuggets are an American professional basketball team based in Denver. The Nuggets compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league's Western Conference Northwest Division. The team was founded as the Denver Larks in 1967 as a charter franchise of the American Basketball Association (ABA), but changed its name to Rockets before the first season. It changed its name again to the Nuggets in 1974. After the name change, the Nuggets played for the final ABA Championship title in 1976, losing to the New York Nets.


Jamal Murray Pays Tribute to Breonna Taylor After Scoring 50 Points Against Jazz [Video]

Jamal Murray Pays Tribute to Breonna Taylor After Scoring 50 Points Against Jazz

Murray had his second 50-point game of the NBA playoffs Sunday night. leading the Denver Nuggets to a 119-107 win over the Utah Jazz.

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The Los Angeles Lakers comfortably beat the Denver Nuggets 126-114 to go 1-0 up in the NBA Western Conference final in Florida.
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The Denver Nuggets reach the Western Conference final and become the first NBA side to come from 3-1 down twice in the same play-offs.
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Nuggets stun Clippers, make NBA history in completing another 3-1 series comeback

In taking Game 7 against the Clippers, the Nuggets became the first team in NBA history to come back from 3-1 down twice in one postseason. - Published

Denver force game seven again after fightback to beat Clippers

The Denver Nuggets fight back to force a decisive game seven against the Los Angeles Clippers in the Western Conference.
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The Toronto Raptors beat the Boston Celtics to level their play-off series and the Denver Nuggets defeat the Los Angeles Clippers.
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Nuggets' Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray bounce back to beat Clippers in Game 2 and even series 1-1

After losing a rout in the opener, Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray combined for 53 points to lead the Nuggets over the Clippers 110-101 in Game 2. - Published

Nuggets edge Jazz to complete comeback from 3-1 down, will play Clippers

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) β€” Nikola Jokic made the tiebreaking basket with 27 seconds left and the Denver Nuggets advanced to the second round of the playoffs by the slimmest of margins, beating the..
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Denver Nuggets survive Utah Jazz rally in Game 7 to complete comeback from 3-1 down

Nuggets became just the 12th team in NBA history to complete a comeback from down 3-1 in the series as they held off the Jazz in a dramatic Game 7. - Published

Nuggets' Jamal Murray pours in 50 points again to top Jazz and force decisive Game 7

Jamal Murray notched his second 50-point game of the series as Denver held off Utah 119-107 to force the first Game 7 of the 2020 playoffs. - Published

Jamal Murray saves Nuggets' season with brilliant second half in Game 5 vs. Jazz

Jamal Murray scored 33 of his team-high 42 points in the second half to help the Denver Nuggets down the Utah Jazz and force a Game 6. - Published

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Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. says there's 'definitely an agenda' behind coronavirus

Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr. said the COVID-19 pandemic is being used to "control" people and that it is "being overblown." - Published

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Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic has tested positive for COVID-19, as have two Phoenix Suns players and four players from Western Conference playoff team. - Published

NBA teams can reopen practice facilities Friday; at the moment, only three teams are on board

NBA's Rockets, Nuggets and Trail Blazers plan to open practice facilities for workouts Friday, but Golden State won't open until June 1 at earliest. - Published

The endless debate: Nuggets coach Mike Malone compares Michael Jordan and LeBron James

As the debate re-emerges, Michael Malone sided with the player he grew up watching (Michael Jordan) over the player he coached (LeBron James). - Published

Nuggets coach Michael Malone: NBA games without fans 'more than likely,' but canceling season still possible

Michael Malone conceded the "real possibility" the NBA won't be back this season but thinks it's more likely to resume without fans. - Published

Member of Denver Nuggets organization tests positive for coronavirus, is in 'self-isolation'

Denver Nuggets announce that a member of organization tested positive for coronavirus, but the team didn't reveal whether person is a player. - Published

Robert Covington traded to Rockets, Clint Capela to Hawks in massive 4-team deal

Robert Covington and Clint Capela are on the move as part of a massive four-team trade agreed to by the Rockets, Hawks, Timberwolves and Nuggets. - Published

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Woman Told to Remove Hijab Before Denver Nuggets Game

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