5:01 AM EST, Wed February 08, 2023
ClutchPoints 4 hours ago
Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic goes full Peaky Blinders with wild fit before Wolves clash

Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic goes full Peaky Blinders with wild fit before Wolves clash

Denver Nuggets star and two-time reigning MVP Nikola Jokic looked like a man who could get things done upon entering Ball Arena for a meeting with the Minnesota Timberwolves Tuesday night. Sporting an outfit straight out of the popular drama “Peaky Blinders,” Jokic had a swagger about him that would fluster even the great Tommy […] The post Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic goes full Peaky Blinders with wild fit before Wolves clash appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 5, 2023
Nuggets stars Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray get brutal injury updates vs. Timberwolves

Nuggets stars Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray get brutal injury updates vs. Timberwolves

To say that the Denver Nuggets will be entering Sunday’s matchup against the Minnesota Timberwolves a tad shorthanded will be a major understatement. This is after the team released their final injury update right before the game tips off. Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray, among others, have both been included on the list, and Nuggets […] The post Nuggets stars Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray get brutal injury updates vs. Timberwolves appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 2, 2023
3 key reactions from short-handed Warriors’ blowout loss to Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

3 key reactions from short-handed Warriors’ blowout loss to Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

The short-handed Golden State Warriors were blown out by Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets on Thursday night, losing steam after a hot start en route to a 134-117 loss. Here are three reactions from the Dubs’ wholly unsurprising defeat in the Mile High City. An inevitable blowout loss Denver broke the game open with […] The post 3 key reactions from short-handed Warriors’ blowout loss to Nikola Jokic, Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Feb 2, 2023
Joel Embiid vs Nikola Jokic MVP debate gets ‘most dominant’ take from Rudy Gay

Joel Embiid vs Nikola Jokic MVP debate gets ‘most dominant’ take from Rudy Gay

Nikola Jokic and Joel Embiid are back at the front of the MVP race, battling it out for basketball’s highest individual honor for the third straight season. Unlike the past two years, though, the Philadelphia 76ers superstar forcefully out-dueled his Denver Nuggets counterpart in front of a national audience last week, leading his squad to […] The post Joel Embiid vs Nikola Jokic MVP debate gets ‘most dominant’ take from Rudy Gay appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 31, 2023
2023 NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid closing in on Nikola Jokic after outdueling Nuggets center

2023 NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid closing in on Nikola Jokic after outdueling Nuggets center

The Philadelphia 76ers are No. 1 in the latest NBA Power Rankings and Joel Embiid is a massive reason why. The All-Star center is leading the NBA in scoring with 33.6 points per game and is fresh off a massive game against the Denver Nuggets. Be sure to stay tuned with our NBA odds series […] The post 2023 NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid closing in on Nikola Jokic after outdueling Nuggets center appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 29, 2023
Joel Embiid, Doc Rivers reveal true X-factor in stopping Nikola Jokic, Nuggets in Sixers win

Joel Embiid, Doc Rivers reveal true X-factor in stopping Nikola Jokic, Nuggets in Sixers win

PHILADELPHIA — The Philadelphia 76ers defeated the Denver Nuggets in one of the biggest battles of the NBA season to date. Joel Embiid played an outstanding game against Nikola Jokic and was the key force for the Sixers. One of Philly’s other heroes of the afternoon contest was P.J. Tucker for his pivotal defense against […] The post Joel Embiid, Doc Rivers reveal true X-factor in stopping Nikola Jokic, Nuggets in Sixers win appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 29, 2023
‘I’m done arguing’: Joel Embiid sounds off on MVP ‘statement game’ after wrecking Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

‘I’m done arguing’: Joel Embiid sounds off on MVP ‘statement game’ after wrecking Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

Joel Embiid wasn’t trying to make a statement. Whether he intended to or not, the Philadelphia 76ers center let his play do the talking during the team’s 126-119 win over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday. Embiid, who finished as the MVP runner-up to Nikola Jokic the last two seasons, was the clear victor in their […] The post ‘I’m done arguing’: Joel Embiid sounds off on MVP ‘statement game’ after wrecking Nikola Jokic, Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 28, 2023
Nuggets star Nikola Jokic’s honest take on Joel Embiid dropping 47 on Denver

Nuggets star Nikola Jokic’s honest take on Joel Embiid dropping 47 on Denver

Saturday’s edition of the NBA’s rivalry week pitted arguably the two top big men in the league today when Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets took on Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers were able to score a 126-119 victory at home, and at least for this particular battle, it was clear which […] The post Nuggets star Nikola Jokic’s honest take on Joel Embiid dropping 47 on Denver appeared first on ClutchPoints.
Liberty Ballers Jan 28, 2023
Joel Embiid promises to ‘keep trolling’ after statement win over Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

Joel Embiid promises to ‘keep trolling’ after statement win over Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Embiid said he wasn’t surprised about not being named an All-Star starter because “I’m not well-liked.” In a battle between the NBA’s top two MVP candidates from the past few seasons, Joel Embiid got the last laugh over Nikola Jokic on Saturday afternoon. After the game, he downplayed the head-to-head matchup with the two-time reigning MVP—and his All-Star starter snub from Thursday—as having given him extra motivation. “Not necessarily,” he said. “I’m used to it. It’s not the first time. I think it’s more...
Liberty Ballers Jan 28, 2023
Emergency pod! Joel Embiid dominates Nikola Jokic and changes the MVP conversation

Emergency pod! Joel Embiid dominates Nikola Jokic and changes the MVP conversation

Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports EMVIID P! EMBIID P! Joel’s MVP odds have taken a major leap after today’s win. Emergency pod, Sixers beat Nuggets! Joel Embiid dominates Nikola Jokic. Rivalry week is going pretty well in Philly as Joel Embiid just goes absolutely ballistic, willing his team back from a 15 point deficit in a big home win. James Harden played a masterfully efficient 17 point, 13 dimes, 0 turnover game. 17 points 13 assists 0 turnovers 3-6 from 3, 5-10 from field, for James Harden. This guy has been a nice pick up by Daryl Morey.— DaveEarly...
ClutchPoints Jan 28, 2023
Joel Embiid sounds off on ‘fun’ of clutch shots after Sixers win vs. Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

Joel Embiid sounds off on ‘fun’ of clutch shots after Sixers win vs. Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid knew what was at stake against fellow superstar center Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nugget. The Philadelphia 76ers superstar put up a monster performance against Jokic, rising to the occasion in one of the Sixers’ best victories of the season. In the Sixers’ comeback win over the Nuggets, in which they […] The post Joel Embiid sounds off on ‘fun’ of clutch shots after Sixers win vs. Nikola Jokic, Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 28, 2023
Sixers star Joel Embiid breaks silence on All-Star snub after monster performance vs. Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

Sixers star Joel Embiid breaks silence on All-Star snub after monster performance vs. Nikola Jokic, Nuggets

Make no mistake, Joel Embiid is an All-Star this 2022-23 and is sure to make it to the All-Star Game this coming February. However, the Philadelphia 76ers center certainly didn’t appreciate the fact that he’s not voted as a starter from the East. Embiid is definitely one of the biggest snubs in the voting for […] The post Sixers star Joel Embiid breaks silence on All-Star snub after monster performance vs. Nikola Jokic, Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 28, 2023
Sixers star Joel Embiid drops truth bomb on Nikola Jokic ‘rivalry’ after 47-point eruption vs. Nuggets

Sixers star Joel Embiid drops truth bomb on Nikola Jokic ‘rivalry’ after 47-point eruption vs. Nuggets

Heading into Saturday’s marquee matchup between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets, both Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic popped up on the injury report. Thankfully, both players were able to take the court, and boy were we treated to an epic duel. In the end, it was Joel Embiid who won the battle, as […] The post Sixers star Joel Embiid drops truth bomb on Nikola Jokic ‘rivalry’ after 47-point eruption vs. Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 28, 2023
NBA Twitter reacts to Joel Embiid outdueling Nikola Jokic during Sixers-Nuggets

NBA Twitter reacts to Joel Embiid outdueling Nikola Jokic during Sixers-Nuggets

Saturday’s encounter between the Philadelphia 76ers and Denver Nuggets was not only a battle between two of the top teams in the league, but it was a chance for fans to see two MVP candidates in Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic go head-to-head. And just days after Embiid was snubbed of a starting spot in […] The post NBA Twitter reacts to Joel Embiid outdueling Nikola Jokic during Sixers-Nuggets appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 28, 2023
Instant breakdown of Sixers vs Nuggets: Joel Embiid dominates Nikola Jokic in comeback win

Instant breakdown of Sixers vs Nuggets: Joel Embiid dominates Nikola Jokic in comeback win

In their second straight game under the national television spotlight, the Philadelphia 76ers (32-16) hosted the Denver Nuggets (34-16). In the showdown between Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic, the Sixers secured a win in comeback fashion by a score of 126-119 Let’s break down the Sixers’ huge win over the Nuggets, their seventh consecutive win. […] The post Instant breakdown of Sixers vs Nuggets: Joel Embiid dominates Nikola Jokic in comeback win appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Nikola Jokic Photos

Nuggets Player News

  • 4

    Nikola Jokic

    Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic goes full Peaky Blinders with wild fit before Wolves clash

  • 1

    Jamal Murray

    Game Preview #57: Wolves at Nuggets

  • 1

    Aaron Gordon

    Game Preview #57: Wolves at Nuggets

  • Bones Hyland

    What potential 2023 NBA trade deadline move Nuggets would regret

  • Austin Rivers

    Game Preview #56: Nuggets vs Wolves

  • Jeff Green

    How the Nuggets boost their title hopes by trading Bones Hyland

  • Will Barton

    3 best trade destinations for Wizards veteran Will Barton

  • Monte Morris

    3 best trade destinations for Wizards veteran Will Barton