Tag: Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic Sunk Luka Doncic And The Mavs With A Buzzer-Beater

NBA on TNT The Denver Nuggets continue to play fun basketball as the NBA’s regular season hits the stretch run, and once again it was Nikola Jokic hitting a big shot to deliver a win in the clutch. Jokic hit a buzzer-beater at home on Thursday night to sink a feisty Dallas Mavericks team led […]

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Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic Engineer The NBA’s Most Fun Two-Man Game

Getty Image Nikola Jokic came chugging up the court, calmly dribbling the ball from his right to left hand as he crossed halfcourt. As he often does, the 7-foot Serbian initiated the team’s offense, serving as the NBA’s unlikeliest of point guards. Jamal Murray flanked Jokic to his left, and as the two approached the […]

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The NBA Announced The Participants For The 2019 All-Star Saturday Night Events

Getty Image Now that the participants in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game and those who will play in the Rising Stars Game have been announced, there are only two things left to do. We’re a few days away from finding out the way that the rosters will be broken down for the main event, as […]

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Nikola Jokic Received A One-Game Suspension For Leaving The Bench During The Nuggets-Jazz Scuffle

Getty Image Wednesday night’s game between the Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets saw tension boil over early, as big men Derrick Favors and Mason Plumlee got into it with one another during the first quarter of play. The pair were ejected from the game, which Utah would go on to win by a final score […]

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MVP Watch: Familiar Faces And Bright-Eyed Newcomers Make Their Debut In Our Midseason Rankings

Getty Image As we approach the midway mark of the regular season, it’s time to take inventory of the players who have wowed and amazed us, and in the process put their teams in position to contend for a championship (at least theoretically speaking, in some cases). Yes, it’s time for our MVP Watch now […]

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Nikola Jokic ‘Cannot Not Hear’ The Deserved MVP Chants He’s Getting From Nuggets Fans

Getty Image Now that 2019 is here, it’s time to start thinking about the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award. The usual suspects are on the list of early candidates: James Harden, Steph Curry, LeBron James, Kawhi Leonard, etc. Then there are few newcomers, too, like Paul George and Giannis Antetokounmpo. It’s an unsurprisingly stacked field […]

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Gregg Popovich Had Quite A Response To Whether Nikola Jokic Is ‘Revolutionizing’ The Center Position

Getty Image The Denver Nuggets have been one of the biggest surprises of the season. At 21-10, they’re at the top of the Western Conference standings (for now), and they boast one of the NBA’s premier talents at the center position in Nikola Jokic, the Serbian wunderkind whose all-around skill set is like it was […]

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Marcin Gortat Called Nikola Jokic ‘The Biggest Flopper In NBA History’

Getty Image The Clippers dominated the Nuggets on Saturday night with a 132-111 win at home to pull within 2.5 games of Denver at the top of the Western Conference standings. After the game, Clippers center Marcin Gortat wasn’t pleased with his counterpart in Nikola Jokic and the way he sells contact in an effort […]

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Charles Barkley Argues Nikola Jokic Is The Frontrunner For League MVP Right Now

Getty Image The Denver Nuggets are enjoying a fantastic start to the 2018-19 season. Nikola Jokic and company own the best record (21-9) in the Western Conference as Christmas approaches and, given injury-related absences for players like Gary Harris, Will Barton, and Paul Millsap, Denver’s run is even more impressive. As usual, Jokic is in […]

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2018-2019 Denver Nuggets Preview: Bet The Over

Getty Image 2017-18 Record: 46-36 (ninth in Western Conference) Players Added: Isaiah Thomas (free agent), Michael Porter Jr. (draft), Jarred Vanderbilt (draft), Thomas Welsh (draft) Players Lost: Darrell Arthur (trade), Wilson Chandler (trade), Kenneth Faried (trade), Devin Harris (free agent), Isaiah Whitehead (waived), Richard Jefferson (free agent) Projected Team MVP: Nikola Jokic Without rehashing too […]

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Isaiah Thomas, Perhaps Unsurprisingly, Predicts The Nuggets Will Make The Playoffs This Year

Getty Image Isaiah Thomas has big plans for 2019, and those begin with something he hasn’t done since his Boston Celtics days: make the postseason. The former playoff standout whose hip injury and exit from Boston has put him into comeback mode is motivated as a member of the Denver Nuggets. Thomas struggled with the […]

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