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2017 Schedule
5th in Northwest

Tough stretch could lead to loss

Denver will host Milwaukee on Friday, Feb.3 and less than 24 hours later will play in San Antonio. According to the Mah score, which factors players' fatigue, the Nuggets have a low win probability against the Spurs. Schedule analysis

Oladipo inadvertently hits teammate Steven Adams in groin (0:39)
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NBA Lockdown: Western Conference Bottom Feeders

Jorge Sedano and Israel Gutierrez examine the Western Conference teams who will be more concerned with lottery positioning than playoff positioning this year.

Kevin Pelton ESPN Staff Writer 

Denver Nuggets rookie Juancho Hernangomez seems to be holding his own at small forward in preseason garbage time. I had considered him strictly a power forward.

J.A. Adande ESPN Senior Writer 

Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay sprained his right ankle tonight against the Warriors, but Nuggets coach Mike Malone said the injury does not appear to be serious.

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Faried, Gallinari on the move?

Denver is loaded with young talent in its frontcourt, which leads Zach Lowe to believe Kenneth Faried and Danilo Gallinari could be traded. Lowe expects a pseudo-contender will make a move for one of the Nuggets' forwards. Lowe’s crazy predictions

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How many young stars do Nuggets have?

How many of the Nuggets' young players will become stars? Can they make the playoffs or should they trade their veterans? Our NBA Insiders debate the 2016-17 season for Denver.

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Nuggets could take step forward

Last season, Denver gave more than 6,000 minutes to players 21 years or younger. If the young players progress, the Nuggets could sneak into the playoffs. Not to mention Nikola Jokic ranked No. 9 in the league in real plus-minus. Underrated teams (Insider)

Russell scores 33 in Lakers' preseason win over Nuggets (0:42)

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

D'Angelo Russell scored a game-high 33 points to lead the Lakers to a 124-115 preseason win over Denver. Both Russell and Lou Williams, who added 25 points, hit 4-7 from 3-point range. Lakers improved to 2-1 this preseason and Russell again looked like a potential star in the making.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers and Nuggets players formed a line along the sideline, facing their respective benches, and linked arms during the national anthem before Friday night's preseason game at Staples Center.

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Nuggets avoid the cellar in Lowe's list

In Zach Lowe's annual ranking of NBA teams worth watching, Denver just misses the bottom of the list. Despite having a treasure trove of intriguing under-25 talent, headlined by Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets lack the name recognition casual fans are looking for. Watchability rankings

Team Stats

Points Per Game101.920th
Rebounds Per Game44.68th
Assists Per Game22.714th
Points Allowed105.022nd

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