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2 years 11 months ago

Nuggets sign Nene to a 5-year deal

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets have re-signed Nene to a five-year deal, keeping the unrestricted free agent through 2015-16. The Denver Post first reported that the Brazilian center had agreed to the contract that could be worth up to $67 million. Nene had considered leaving Denver for the Nets,...

2 years 11 months ago

Nuggets hope to sign Nene and Afflalo

DENVER (AP) - Denver Nuggets General Manager Masai Ujiri said he will try to re-sign free agents Nene and Arron Afflalo when teams can agree to terms with players starting Dec. 9. Nene opted out of the last season of his contract and is one of the most sought-after players...

3 years 6 months ago

OKC comes back late to eliminate the Nuggets

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant matched his best playoff performance with 41 points, including the final nine for Oklahoma City, and the Thunder closed out their first-round series against the Denver Nuggets with a 100-97 victory in Game 5 on Wednesday night. The Thunder overcame a nine-point deficit in...

3 years 7 months ago

OKC cruises past Nuggets in game 2

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 23 points, Russell Westbrook added 21 and the Oklahoma City Thunder built a huge first-half lead on their way to a 106-89 victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 on Wednesday night. The first-round playoff series shifts to Denver on Saturday night...

3 years 7 months ago

OKC beats Nuggets for the second time this week

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 28 points, Russell Westbrook added 17 and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Denver Nuggets 104-89 Friday night for their second win this week over their potential first-round playoff opponent. The Thunder handed Denver its only home loss since the Carmelo Anthony trade...

3 years 9 months ago

Nuggets snap two-game losing streak

DENVER (AP) - Nene had 22 points and 10 rebounds, Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups scored 20 points each and the Denver Nuggets beat the Portland Trail Blazers 109-90 on Wednesday night. Wesley Matthews had 19 points and LaMarcus Aldridge added 18 points and nine rebounds for Portland. The injury-riddled...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Nuggets fall short against Mavs

DENVER (AP) - Dirk Nowitzki scored a season-high 35 points and Caron Butler hit a pivotal 3-pointer late in the game, helping the Dallas Mavericks hold off a Denver Nuggets squad missing center Nene 102-101 on Wednesday night. Butler hit a 3-pointer from the corner with 2 minutes remaining to...

4 years 6 months ago

Nene has sprained knee, not torn ACL

DENVER (AP) - Medical tests have revealed that Nuggets center Nene only hyperextended his left knee and didn't tear his ACL as feared when he went down in the first half of Denver's Game 5 win over the Utah Jazz. An MRI on Thursday revealed no ligament or meniscus damage...

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