March 4, 2016
ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER - D.J. Augustin scored 22 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter to lead six Denver players in double figures, and the Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 117-107 on Wednesday night in Kobe Bryant's final game at the Pepsi Center. Emmanuel Mudiay added 22 points and the Nuggets used a 10-0 run midway through the final quarter to gain some separation. Bryant finished with five points and didn't play in the second half because of a sore right shoulder.
December 7, 2015 |
This one had to hurt. Up by five points with 3 minutes, 24 seconds left against the road-weary and struggling Denver Nuggets, the 76ers appeared on their way a second victory in three games. Denver, however, went on a 12-1 run en route to taking a 108-105 victory Saturday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center. The loss dropped the Sixers to 1-20. They have blown six fourth-quarter leads in their last seven losses. "This one definitely hurts like most of them do," Nerlens Noel said.
July 5, 2013 |
THE THING about tweets is that they usually elicit the rawest of emotions. At about 12:59 a.m. yesterday, former 76ers All-Star swingman Andre Iguodala simply tweeted, "Wow!!!" He then quickly followed with "Really?? Ok . . . MOTIVATION!!!!!!" Iguodala's tweets were in response to the news that the Sacramento Kings had abruptly yanked a reported 4-year, $56 million contract deal off of the table. It seemed "Iggy" tried to pull some fancy footwork on the lowly Kings by using their offer as a bargaining chip to try to get more money out of the Denver Nuggets - the team he played for last season after the Sixers traded him in the Andrew Bynum deal.
April 5, 2013 |
THERE HAVE BEEN plenty of firsts for the Nets during their rookie season in Brooklyn after so many years over in New Jersey. On Wednesday night, they got another milestone. Deron Williams dunked. "I didn't really plan it," he said. "It's something that happened. " It has been that way all season for Brooklyn, which ended an eight-game road trip by crushing the Cleveland Cavaliers, 113-95, giving the Nets a record for road wins in a season. Williams scored 24 points in 27 minutes and the Nets shot 83 percent (15 of 18)
March 26, 2013 |
RYAN ANDERSON scored 23 points, Brian Roberts doubled his career high with 18 assists and the New Orleans Hornets beat visiting Denver, 110-86, on Monday night, ending the Nuggets' 15-game win streak. New Orleans, playing without its starting backcourt of Eric Gordon and Greivis Vasquez, won its third in a row and was in control all the way. Roberts, a rookie making his second start, had 11 assists by halftime, two more than his previous best. Anderson was 5-for-11 on three-pointers, and the Hornets sank 14 of 25 threes as seven players scored in double figures.
February 27, 2013
Bradley Beal scored 20 points, and Nene added 11 points and nine rebounds, as the Washington Wizards beat the Raptors, 90-84, in Toronto on Monday night for their third consecutive victory. A.J. Price and Martell Webster each added 12 points for the Wizards, who won for just the fifth time in 27 road games. DeMar DeRozan scored 25 points and Kyle Lowry had 18 for the Raptors, who had won six of their previous seven. Elsewhere: Paul Pierce scored 26 points, including seven straight in overtime, and the Boston Celtics beat the Utah Jazz, 110-107, in Salt Lake City.
February 27, 2013 |
ON THE SECOND game of a tough road trip, Al Horford and the Atlanta Hawks made the most of a chance to put away a weakened opponent. Horford had 23 points and 22 rebounds, leading the Hawks to a 114-103 victory over the banged-up Detroit Pistons on Monday night. It was the fifth win in six games for Atlanta, and the third straight loss for Detroit. The Pistons were without injured guard Brandon Knight (hyperextended knee) and suspended guard Will Bynum. "Obviously, Detroit's a little depleted, and in the past we've kind of relaxed when that happens," Horford said.
February 11, 2013 |
THE CELTICS relied on their veterans to help them win the matchup of the NBA's two hottest teams. Paul Pierce had 27 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists and the Celtics extended their winning streak to seven games with a 118-114 triple-overtime victory over the visiting Nuggets on Sunday. Boston's win also ended Denver's winning streak at nine games. Pierce made a tying three-pointer in the second OT to make it 107-107 and extend the game. "I mean, that's what great players do. I would love to tell you I had something to do with it," Celtics coach Doc Rivers said.
February 10, 2013 |
The Denver Nuggets won their ninth straight game with a 111-103 victory Saturday night over the Cavaliers in Cleveland. The Nuggets, who have won 15 of 17, are on their longest winning streak since posting 10 straight victories in 2005. Danilo Gallinari led Denver with 19 points, and Kenneth Faried added 17. Kyrie Irving led Cleveland with 26 points, but was plagued by foul trouble. The all-star guard picked up his fourth foul with five minutes remaining in the third quarter and went to the bench with the Nuggets leading by 72-61.
February 7, 2013 |
Former 76ers center Samuel Dalembert, now a Milwaukee reserve, got on a roll for the best game of his 10-year career on Tuesday night, turning in a 35-point performance for the Bucks against Denver. But the Nuggets found an answer, getting 22 points each from Danilo Gallinari and Ty Lawson as they rallied past the Bucks, 112-104, for a home win and their seventh straight victory. "Of course, we were shocked," Lawson said of Dalembert's game. "You don't see many players in the NBA get 35 points and 12 rebounds off the bench.