Nuggets fifth straight NBA champ to falter in title repeat quest

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic reacts after being called for a foul in the second half of Game 7 of an NBA second-round playoff series against the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER — As the shock of blowing their 20-point Game 7 lead settled in, Denver Nuggets coach…

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T-Wolves rally from 20 down in second half to oust Nuggets; Pacers show maimed Knicks the exit

DENVER, COLORADO – MAY 19: Karl-Anthony Towns #32 of the Minnesota Timberwolves shoots the ball against Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets during the first half in Game Seven of the Western Conference Second Round Playoffs at Ball Arena on May 19, 2024 in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees…

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Nuggets’ title defense over after blowing 20-point lead in Game 7

Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone looks on as time runs out in the second half of Game 7 of an NBA second-round playoff series against the Minnesota Timberwolves Sunday, May 19, 2024, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER — The Denver Nuggets couldn’t quiet an epic second-half comeback by Minnesota or the noise emanating…

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Timberwolves rally from 20 down to stun Nuggets in Game 7

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels (3) celebrates with guard Anthony Edwards (5) after making a 3-point basket during the second half of Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets, Thursday, May 16, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr) DENVER — Anthony Edwards overcame a slow start and the Timberwolves…

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Timberwolves force Game 7 by blowing out Nuggets

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edward, left, runs down the court after making a 3-point shot against the Denver Nuggets during the first half of Game 6 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series Thursday, May 16, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Abbie Parr) MINNEAPOLIS— Anthony Edwards flashed seven fingers to the roaring crowd as he walked…

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Nuggets apply even more pressure to Anthony Edwards

Minnesota Timberwolves guard Anthony Edwards, front, and coach Chris Finch sit on the bench during a timeout late in the second half of Game 5 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, in Denver (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) DENVER — Anthony Edwards was seeing double everywhere…

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Nikola Jokic: Denver Nuggets star named NBA’s Most Valuable Player (MVP) for third time in four years | NBA News

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic has been named as the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for the third time in four seasons. Jokic is the ninth player to win the award three or more times, having received 79 first-place votes and totalled 926 points in balloting performed by a group of sportswriters and broadcasters. Oklahoma City guard…

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Jamal Murray is saving Nuggets with clutch playoff showing

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) is congratulated by teammates after hitting the game-winning basket at the buzzer against the Los Angeles Lakers during the second half in Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 22, 2024, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) DENVER — A supremely confident Reggie Jackson was just…

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Nuggets’ Jamal Murray questionable for Game 5 vs Lakers

Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, left, shoots as Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James defends during the first half in Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 27, 2024, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) DENVER — Denver Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray’s playing status is in jeopardy for Game…

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Lakers comeback vs Nuggets in five

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James (23) drives past Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, during the second half in Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 22, 2024, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey) MANILA, Philippines—The NBA Playoffs, particularly the first-round series between Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets, are bringing…

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