Lakers Are Winless In Their Last 8 Matchups With Nuggets

The Los Angeles Lakers defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 110-106 in the play-in tournament on Tuesday night to secure the No. 7 seed in a first-round playoff matchup with the defending NBA champion Denver Nuggets. However, the Lakers are 0-4 in their last four regular-season meetings with Denver and 0-8 with playoff games counted. Their most recent […]

James Foglio  •  17 Apr 2024
3 NBA Teams Tied Record-Wise For No. 1 Seed After 81 Games For 1st Time

Three NBA teams are tied record-wise for the No. 1 seed in their respective conference after 81 games for the first time in league history — Oklahoma City Thunder, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Denver Nuggets. All three title contenders are 56-25. With Denver’s 121-120 loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Friday night, along with wins by Oklahoma City and Minnesota, […]

James Foglio  •  13 Apr 2024
Nikola Jokic Passes Wilt Chamberlain for 2nd-Most Assists by Center in NBA History

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic passed Wilt Chamberlain for the second-most assists by a center in NBA history, in Wednesday night’s 116-107 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jokic, 29, has dished out 4,650 assists through 673 games (632 starts) across his nine-year career. Chamberlain recorded 4,643 dimes in 1,045 games of his 14-year career. Kareem […]

James Foglio  •  12 Apr 2024
Domantas Sabonis, Nikola Jokic Only NBA Players With 25+ Triple-Doubles in Same Season

Domantas Sabonis and Nikola Jokic are the only players in NBA history to record at least 25 triple-doubles in the same season. Sabonis’ 26 triple-doubles this season lead Jokic (25), Luka Doncic (20), Giannis Antetokounmpo (10), Josh Hart (6), Scottie Barnes (4), LeBron James (4), James Harden (2), and Bam Adebayo (2). In the Denver […]

James Foglio  •  07 Apr 2024
Nikola Jokic Has Attempted Less Free Throws Than Joel Embiid This Season

Denver Nuggets center and top MVP candidate Nikola Jokic has attempted fewer free throws this season than Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid, despite playing in more than twice as many games as Embiid. Through 74 games (all starts), Jokic has made 340 free throws on 413 attempts (82.3%). Meanwhile, Embiid has made 372 free throws […]

James Foglio  •  06 Apr 2024
Nikola Jokic 1st NBA player since Oscar Robertson with 26+ points, 18+ rebounds, & 16+ assists in a game

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic became the first NBA player since Oscar Robertson in the 1964-65 season to record at least 26 points, 18 rebounds, and 16 assists in a single game, during Sunday’s 130-101 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The six-time All-Star ended his outing with 26 points, 18 rebounds, 16 assists, and a […]

James Foglio  •  01 Apr 2024
Nuggets have to finish 8-3 to set NBA franchise record of 58 wins

The Denver Nuggets have to go 8-3 in their final 11 games of the 2023-24 season to set a new NBA franchise record of 58 wins. Denver finished 57-25 in 2012-13. The Nuggets won eight of their last nine to get to 57 that year. Their one loss down the stretch was a 108-105 defeat […]

James Foglio  •  25 Mar 2024
Michael Porter Jr. breaks Nuggets’ single-season record for 3-pointers made

Michael Porter Jr. became the Denver Nuggets’ all-time single-season leader in 3-pointers made during Thursday night’s 113-100 win over the New York Knicks. Porter passed Dale Ellis with 193 3s made this season on 478 attempts (40.4%). He scored 31 points on 13-of-16 (81.3%) shooting from the field and 3-of-6 (50%) from 3-point range. Ellis […]

James Foglio  •  22 Mar 2024
Nikola Jokic’s 200-Game Streak of 3+ Assists Has Officially Ended

Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic began a 200-game streak of at least three assists on Nov. 8, 2021, against the Miami Heat. His streak was officially snapped in Tuesday night’s 115-112 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves. Jokic, 29, recorded 35 points, 16 rebounds, and just two assists in 37 minutes of action at Minnesota. The six-time […]

James Foglio  •  20 Mar 2024