NBA Basketball

Denver Nuggets (54-28)


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W 124-98
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L 108-119
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L 96-100
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Connelly eager to finish what he started with Nuggets

DENVER (AP) The prospects of a return home to Washington were undeniably appealing to Tim Connelly.

Not nearly as alluring as this: Finishing what he's started.

The Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations elected to stay in town even with the Wizards calling. Things are booming these days with a Nuggets team that boasts a young nucleus led by big man Nikola Jokic and that won 54 games in the regular season. They were the No. 2 seed in the West before losing to Portland in Game 7 at home during the second round of the playoffs.

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Leaders
Points: Nikola Jokic20.1
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic10.8
Assists: Nikola Jokic7.3
FG%: Nikola Jokic51.1%
Steals: Nikola Jokic1.35
Blocks: Mason Plumlee0.93
Defense (Rank)
Points: 106.7 (6)
Rebounds: 42.5 (1)
Assists: 24.6 (16)
FG%: 45.8% (15)
FT%: 75.3% (2)
3P%: 33.9% (1)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 110.7 (20)
Rebounds: 46.4 (8)
Assists: 27.4 (2)
FG%: 46.6% (13)
FT%: 75.5% (20)
3P%: 35.1% (19)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Denver 54 28 .659 --
x-Portland 53 29 .646 1.0
x-Utah 50 32 .610 4.0
x-Oklahoma City 49 33 .598 5.0
Minnesota 36 46 .439 18.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
1/26/2019 Nikola Jokic Reinstate/Suspension
1/25/2019 Nikola Jokic League Suspension One game for leaving the bench
12/30/2018 Nick Young Waived
12/16/2018 Brandon Goodwin Signed as Free Agent Two-way contract
12/16/2018 DeVaughn Akoon-Purcell Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
7/18/2018 Michael Porter Jr. Back surgery
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