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Wilson Chandler hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 14.9 seconds remaining in overtime and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 115-111 Tuesday night for their season-best sixth consecutive victory.
Danilo Gallinari added 25 points, including a key 3-pointer in the extra period. Ty Lawson had 24 points and 12 assists for the Nuggets, who are 2-0 in overtime this season.
Portland, which lost for the first time in six OT games this season, was led by LaMarcus Aldridge's 28 points. Nicolas Batum had 22 points, J.J. Hickson 19 and Damian Lillard 16.
Gallinari hit his third 3 of the game for an overtime lead but Aldridge responded with a turnaround jumper that tied it 109-all with 51.8 seconds left. Lawson then lobbed a pass to JaVale McGee for an alley-oop dunk.
The game was tied again when Aldridge hit both free throws after being fouled by McGee, setting the stage for the decisive shot by Chandler.
Playing his second game since returning from a hip injury that side...
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There are few NBA players that could pull off an alley-oop slam off of a terrible pass and Denver Nuggets center JaVale McGee did it last night against the Portland Trail Blazers.Watch as Nuggets forward Wilson Chandler throws a terrible pass that JaVale somehow catches and throws down a nasty one-handed dunk:
Portland Trail Blazers 6-9 power forward/center JJ Hickson has been receiving exploratory interest from a handful of teams looking to potentially swap for his services before the Feb. 21 trade deadline, a source close to the situation told CSNNW.com.
However, these teams have not made contact with Trail Blazers General Manager Neil Olshey, just yet. The inquiring phone calls areâ€...
When Denver Nuggets' center Timofey Mozgov spoke with media yesterday, a firestorm of rumors erupted. Â The Nuggets have been rumored to be looking for a trade partner and could move Mozgov. Â The fourth year player seemed to be perfectly willing to accept a trade, and he understood the Miami Heat were looking for a center. Â However, it seems the Heat have no interest in Mozgov...
A winnable game
Tough game Tuesday night vs. Denver. Hereâ€™s the BoxscoreÂ &Â Recap.
The Portland Trail Blazers are fighting for a playoff spot in a tough Western Conference, and when winnable games present themselves, Rip City has to take full advantage.
Matchup: Portland (20-18) vs. Cleveland Cavaliers (9-31)
Venue: Rose Garden Arena
Time: 7:00 PM PT
Date: Wednesday, Jan....
The Denver Nuggets have struggled to put together full 48-minute efforts, but their strong fourth quarters are getting the job done.
It's been more than five years since the Portland Trail Blazers did enough to leave Denver with a win.
The Nuggets will try to extend their longest win streak of the season to six on Tuesday night when the cold-shooting Blazers go for just their...
Kevin Durant is without-a-doubt the NBAâ€™s best young talent, and with highlights like the one he put on the Denver NuggetsÂ WednesdayÂ night, itâ€™s hard to argue any different.
During the second quarter of a very lopsided game between KDâ€™s Oklahoma City Thunder and the Denver Nuggets, Durant drove past Kenneth Faried and slammed home a powerful two-handed dunk.
OKLAHOMA CITY -- The Denver Nuggets were riding their longest winning streak of the season when they strolled into Oklahoma City on Wednesday. They were expected to provide a battle for the top team in the Western Conference. Instead, the Nuggets got a lesson in just how big the gap is between them and the Thunder. Oklahoma City dismantled Denver 117-97 at Chesapeake Energy Arena...
The Portland Trail Blazers need a sponsor.
They need deep pocketsÂ to step forward with the sort of money that gets their name on the side of a building.
This is too big a jobÂ for Paul Allen and the Vulcans, the people who've been running the Blazers into ... the future.
The best place to start the sponsor searchÂ is the money list from Forbes.
PORTLAND -- Kyrie Irving scored 31 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers held off a late Portland Trail Blazers rally to win 93-88 Wednesday night at the Rose Garden. Irving scored eight straight points down the stretch as the Cavaliers (10-31) won after losing their first three games on this five-game road trip. Tristan Thompson added 19 points and 14 rebounds for Cleveland. ...