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2017 Schedule
1-0, 1st in Northwest
Anthony Davis drops 50 in historic opener (0:38)
Davis' 50 points not enough in loss to Nuggets (1:07)
Davis steals and scores for 50th point of game (0:21)
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Barton gets preseason Sixth Man vote

Will Barton received a vote for the Sixth Man Award in our NBA writers panel's preseason predictions. Barton looks to improve on his vote total from last season, when he missed the top three. Predictions: Sixth Man

Faried's block sets up Barton's nice layup (0:25)
Stephenson muscles his way in for the dunk (0:17)
Hield scores first points of NBA career (0:16)
Anthony Davis drives through the Nuggets' defense for the slam (0:17)
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High hopes for Murray in rookie year

Jamal Murray got a couple votes in our NBA writers panel's picks for Rookie of the Year. Murray, the seventh pick in June's draft, looks to get early playing time with Gary Harris injured to start the year. Predictions: Rookie of the Year

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A mile high from relevancy

Despite playing in one of Marc Stein's favorite cities, the Nuggets did not get much love as he slotted them among the bottom third of all NBA teams to begin 2016-17. Preseason Power Rankings

Will Denver end postseason drought?

Kevin Pelton takes a look at the win projections for all 30 NBA teams using ESPN's real plus-minus (RPM). Pelton and FiveThirtyEight's CARMELO both forecast the Nuggets to be in position for the No. 8 seed in the West. Final predictions (Insider)

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Can the Nuggets sneak into the playoffs?

Zach Lowe presents his annual preseason tiers for all NBA teams. He explains why Denver is among a cluster of teams that will be fighting for the final Western Conference playoff spot. Lowe's NBA tiers

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Nuggets pick up options on Harris, Nurkic

The Nuggets exercised their fourth-year options on Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkic and their third-year option on point guard Emmanuel Mudiay on Friday.

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.

Team Stats

Points Per Game107.0Tied-13th
Rebounds Per Game58.01st
Assists Per Game18.023rd
Points Allowed102.0Tied-9th

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