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Ty Lawson scored 25 points, Kenneth Faried added 13 points and 10 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-101 on Wednesday night to ensure they won't be the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.
Kevin Durant scored 32 points to extend his lead in the NBA scoring race, leaving Kobe Bryant in need of 38 points in his season finale Thursday night against Sacramento to claim his third scoring title and prevent Durant from becoming the seventh player to win three in a row.
Lawson's free throw with 4:11 remaining put Denver up 96-95, and the Nuggets wouldn't trail again.
With a win Thursday at Minnesota, Denver would be the No. 6 seed and face the Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs. Otherwise, the Nuggets could fall to No. 7 and have a rematch with Oklahoma City.
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The Denver Nuggets are cruising into the playoffs, and capping the regular season against the woeful Minnesota Timberwolves may just keep it that way.
Coach George Karl is also planning to take advantage of the seemingly lopsided matchup.
Karl is looking to limit playing time for key contributors as the Nuggets try to continue their dominance of the Timberwolves on Thursday night...
Everybody’s favorite NBA genius Javale McGee made an appearance on a recent episode of South Park. McGee posted a photo on Instagram earlier today.
Here’s a video clip from the episode featuring McGee.
I can’t help but feel like Trey Parker and Matt Stone missed out on an opportunity here. Couldn’t they have had Javale run the wrong way, try to dunk from the...
It's official. The Lakers will host the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the playoffs.
The Lakers beat the Nuggets, 3-1 in the season series, though Metta World Peace likely will be absent for the entire series. He'd only appear if the series went to a Game 7. We'll have much more analysis soon. But for now, below is the schedule:
Game 1 - @ Staples Center, Sunday...
Last night was the premiere of a brand-new episode of Comedy Central's South Park called, "Cartman Finds Love".Nearing the end of the episode, Kyle takes a new girl to the Denver Nuggets game against the Los Angeles Clippers as Cartman attempts to reunite her with Token: Cartman Finds LoveGet More: SOUTHPARKEric Cartman,Token Black,more...Here are some more high-rez...
Kevin Durant's battle with Kobe Bryant for the scoring title has come down to the last couple of games. The rail thin Durant dropped 32 on the visiting Denver Nuggets and this little gem on JaVale McGee just for good measure.
When you've got the wing span of Durant, dunking over big men just comes naturally whether you weight 175 pounds or not.
Javale McGee is having a very interesting season, he is either dunking on someone or being dunked on. You don’t hear much else from the big fella unless it is some sort of blooper highlight reel. Tonight when the Oklahoma City Thunder took on The Denver Nuggets Javale was once again being talked about for getting posterized by none other than Kevin Durant. Video evidence...
Nearing the end of Sunday's blowout of the Orlando Magic, Denver Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried was sitting on the bench and decided to get into one of the crowd cheers.Watch as the "Manimal" does the wave not once...not twice...but three times:
JaVale McGee scored 19 points to help the Denver Nuggets lock down the sixth seed in the Western Conference playoffs with a 131-102 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night.
Arron Afflalo scored 18 points and Danilo Gallinari had 17 points for the Nuggets, who won their fourth straight game and eighth in their last 10 as they surge into the postseason.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Ty Lawson scored 25 points, Kenneth Faried added 13 points and 10 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 106-101 on Wednesday night to ensure they won't be the No. 8 seed in the Western Conference playoffs.
Kevin Durant scored 32 points to extend his lead in the NBA scoring race, leaving Kobe Bryant in need of 38 points in his season...