Portland Trail Blazers (10-15, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (14-8, fifth in the Western Conference)
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid threw the ball over his shoulder into the basket and celebrated the no-look shot with a little shake and shimmy for the crowd. It was vintage Embiid — and something the fun-loving center wants to do more.
DENVER (AP) — LeBron James has been compared to Michael Jordan for his entire career, though on Tuesday night it was Anthony Davis who emulated the Hall of Famer.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento coach Luke Walton views Harrison Barnes as a calming influence for the Kings, something that showed in a comeback win over Denver on Saturday.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Harrison Barnes stayed steady and Buddy Hield got hot, helping the Kings storm back from a 14-point fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets 100-97 in overtime Saturday at Golden 1 Center.
DENVER (AP) — Gary Harris isn't putting up big scoring numbers. It’s the guard's defense that has spearheaded the Denver Nuggets' rise to the top of the Western Conference.
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 27 points and 12 rebounds, Denver played smothering defense on James Harden and the Nuggets beat Houston 105-95 on Wednesday night to snap the Rockets’ eight-game winning streak.