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San Francisco Chronicle

Warriors game day: Will Golden State avoid trap in Denver?

Steve Kerr, 3rd season with Warriors (187-31 with Warriors and overall); Mike Malone, 2nd season with Nuggets (57-79 with Nuggets and 96-146 overall) Warriors: PG Stephen Curry (25.2 ppg, 6.4 apg), SG Klay Thompson (21.8 ppg, 2.0 apg), SF Kevin Durant (25.9 ppg, 8.4 rpg), PF Draymond Green (10.5 ppg, 8.5 rpg, 7.4 apg), C JaVale McGee (6.1 ppg, 2.8 rpg) Nuggets: PG Jameer Nelson (8.7 ppg, 4.8 apg), SG Gary Harris (13.1 ppg, 3.1 rpg), SF Wilson Chandler (15.6 ppg, 6.7 rpg), PF Darrell Arthur (7.3 ppg, 2.8 rpg), C Nikola Jokic (16.3 ppg, 8.6 rpg) Warriors injury report: C Zaza Pachulia (right...


Knee injury sidelines Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love

A knee injury is likely to keep Cavaliers forward Kevin Love out of the lineup at least until after the All-Star break.The Cavs in a news release on Feb. 12 revealed Love experienced soreness in his knee on Feb. 11 in the game with the Denver Nuggets. It apparently did not subside overnight.

Akron Beacon Journal

Cavs forward Kevin Love out with left knee injury; Derrick Williams playing with a chip on his shoulder

CLEVELAND: Kevin Love’s lousy 2017 just got a little worse. Love is out with a left knee injury and now it’s fair to wonder whether his All-Star appearance next weekend might be in jeopardy. Love injured his left knee in Saturday’s win over the Denver Nuggets, the team announced Sunday, and he has already been ruled out for Tuesday’s game at the Minnesota Timberwolves. The team said Love had “soreness and effusion” after the game and that he was given an MRI Sunday at The Cleveland Clinic. The team did not disclose the results of the MRI, but the Cavs said he will receive further...

Boston Herald

Cavs' All-Star Love sidelined with left knee injury

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss at least one game with a left knee injury.Love experienced soreness following Saturdays win over Denver. He underwent an MRI on Sunday and the Cavs said he will miss Tuesdays game at Minnesota. Love had 16 points and nine rebounds as the Cavaliers defeated the Nuggets 125-109.Love will undergo further treatment and evaluation in the next few days. After visiting the Timberwolves — Loves former team — the Cavs will host Indiana on Wednesday night in the final game before the All-Star break.Love, who recently missed games with...

FOX Sports

Milwaukee Bucks: Player Power Rankings (Feb. 2-Feb. 8)

Over the course of the past week, the Bucks went 1-2, added a D-League team, got Khris Middleton back from injury, and lost Jabari Parker to an ACL. Let's check out our Player Rankings as a summary of the play on the court.Week in Review (1-2)L: Milwaukee Bucks, 117 @ Denver Nuggets, 121...

Denver Post

Nuggets’ Kenneth Faried injures ankle vs. Hawks, is day-to-day

ATLANTA – Kenneth Faried’s return to the team was short-lived. The athletic Nuggets big man went down in the second quarter Wednesday night with a sprained right ankle. X-rays on the ankle came back negative.

Denver Post

Emmanuel Mudiay aggravates back injury, misses Nuggets’ game against Dallas Mavericks

The Nuggets began their big six-game push before the all-star break without their starting point guard.

Boston Herald

Barton scores 31 in Nuggets' 110-87 win over Mavericks

DENVER — Will Barton turned a spot start into his biggest game of the season.Barton scored a season-high 31 points, connecting on five 3-pointers, and the Denver Nuggets overcame the absence of three starters to beat the Dallas Mavericks 110-87 on Monday night.Gary Harris added 20 points and Wilson Chandler had 14 points and 10 rebounds for the Nuggets, who were without forward Danilo Gallinari because of a left groin strain and guard Emmanuel Mudiay due to a recurrence of a lower back injury. Also missing the game was forward Kenneth Faried, who was excused to tend to personal...

FOX Sports

The No Excuses Denver Nuggets Lose to the San Antonio Spurs 121-97

The Denver Nuggets were no match for the San Antonio Spurs Saturday Night, losing 121-97.It doesn’t matter that 9 out of 10 of the Nuggets are nursing injuries. It doesn’t matter that they played a back-to-back against the number 2 team in the league on the Spurs home court. It doesn&r...

Denver Post

Dallas Mavericks at Denver Nuggets: How to watch, preview, more

Nuggets forward Danilo Gallinari estimates he’ll be out around another 10 days with a groin injury.

FOX Sports

Jokic Returns, Nuggets Clip Bucks 121 - 117

The Nuggets prevailed after Nikola Jokic showed no signs of slowing down.Welcome back Nikola Jokic.The Nuggets had been without their star forward for the last three games due to a hip injury, but the Joker wasted no time reminding the Milwaukee Bucks and the rest of the NBA just how great...

FOX Sports

Milwaukee Bucks Game Preview: Feb. 3 at Denver Nuggets

The Milwaukee Bucksneed a win in a bad way. The Denver Nuggets are up next on this West Coast road trip, and fortunately for the Bucks the Nuggets are dealing with some injuries at the moment.There are only so many ways to say it: theMilwaukee Bucksstink right now. The Bucks have now lost nine of ...

FOX Sports

Denver Nuggets: With Injuries, Denver Sings the Memphis Blues and Loses 119-99

On a back-to-back without Denver’s own budding superstar, Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets were no match for the Grizzlies from the get-go. The Denver Nuggets were thin in the number of players available due to nursing injuries.The Memphis Grizzles are a bona-fide powerhouse and are ready to growl ...

Denver Post

Nuggets guard Will Barton has MRI on injured left ankle

The origin of Will Barton’s ankle injury is shrouded in mystery, but the Nuggets are putting the ankle through a battery of tests to remove any cloudiness about how severe it is.

Denver Post

Nikola Jokic closing in on return to action for Nuggets

Nikola Jokic has been steadily improving, and has his best chance to play since he sustained a left hip injury last week.

Denver Post

Nuggets’ Danilo Gallinari helping carry the load with Nikola Jokic out with injury

Despite being without star forward Nikola Jokic, sidelined Tuesday against the Lakers with a strained hip flexor for the third consecutive game, Nuggets coach Michael Malone isn’t likely to alter his team’s offensive style.

FOX Sports

Nikola Jokic Injury Update

Nikola Jokic has gotten word on his injury and Nuggets fans can breathe a little bit easier now.The Nuggets rising star suffered what looked to be a nasty injury against the Phoenix Suns. Thankfully, X-Rays were negative and he was eventually walking under his own power.It has now been mad...

FOX Sports

X-rays negative on Nikola Jokic's hip injury

Nikola Jokic went down with a hip injury late in the Denver Nuggets' Thursday night game, but the initial X-rays came back negative.Late in the Denver Nuggets' 127-120 victory over the Phoenix Suns Thursday night, the home team had a legitimate scare when center Nikola Jokic went down wi...

FOX Sports

Nuggets' Jokic has 27 points, 14 rebounds before late injury

DENVER (AP) Nikola Jokic had 27 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists before leaving with an injury late in the game and the Denver Nuggets beat the Phoenix Suns 127-120 on Thursday night.

Denver Post

Michael Malone confident Nuggets’ Emmanuel Mudiay’s injury won’t shelve him long-term

Jameer Nelson has started for Mudiay during his time on the shelf. Rookie Jamal Murray has also seen more minutes at point guard.