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Nuggets’ Masai Ujiri Named NBA’s Top Executive

Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri was named the NBA’s executive of the year on Thursday, a day after George Karl was named the league’s top coach.

05/09/2013

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Nuggets Eliminated With 92-88 Loss To Warriors

A franchise-record regular season ended in all too familiar fashion for the Denver Nuggets with a disappointing first-round playoff loss.

05/03/2013

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Nuggets, Warriors Ready For Physical Game 6

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl thought the reaction to his team’s Game 5 win over the Warriors sounded like a “different movie than I’m watching.” Golden State’s Mark Jackson defended his accusations of dirty play Wednesday, and players on both sides practically promised more physicality.

05/02/2013

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Late Charge Not Enough, Warriors Lose To Nuggets In Game 5

The Nuggets slowed down Golden State’s guards, jumpstarted their transition game and got under Andrew Bogut’s skin in Game 5, jumping out to a 22-point lead before weathering the Warriors’ frenetic fourth quarter rally.

05/01/2013

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Faried Leads Nuggets Past Warriors 107-100

Kenneth Faried brought the energy and the Denver Nuggets rediscovered their toughness in time to stave off elimination Tuesday night with a 107-100 win over the Golden State Warriors.

05/01/2013

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Curry Leads Warriors Past Nuggets, Tie Series 1-1

Stephen Curry had 30 points and 13 assists and the Golden State Warriors handed the Denver Nuggets their first loss at home in more than three months.

04/24/2013

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Warriors Lose Lee, Game 1 Against Nuggets, 97-95

David Lee went down with a strained right hip flexor early in the fourth quarter of Saturday’s 97-95 loss to the Denver Nuggets in Game 1 of their playoff series.

04/22/2013

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08/10/2012

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Lakers Crushed By Thunder In Game 1

Russell Westbrook had 27 points and nine assists, Kevin Durant added 25 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted the weary Los Angeles Lakers 119-90 on Monday night in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals.

05/15/2012

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers gives Metta World Peace #15 a five in the third quarter while taking on the Denver Nuggets in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Metta’s Defense Makes Difference To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets In Game 7

Pau Gasol had 23 points, 17 rebounds and six assists, Metta World Peace scored 15 points in his return from a seven-game suspension, and the Los Angeles Lakers outlasted the Denver Nuggets for a thrilling 96-87 victory in Game 7 on Saturday night to win their first-round series.

05/14/2012

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Nuggets Crush Lakers To Force Game 7

Ty Lawson scored 32 points, fellow spark plug Corey Brewer added 18 and the Denver Nuggets forced a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series with a dominating 113-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday night.

05/11/2012

Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers drives on Corey Brewer #13 of the Denver Nuggets during Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 1, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kobe Scores 38 To Lead Lakers Past Nuggets, Go Up 2-0 In Series

Kobe Bryant scored 38 points, Andrew Bynum followed up his playoff-opening triple-double with 27 points and nine rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers weathered Denver’s late rally for a 104-100 victory over the Nuggets on Tuesday night, taking a 2-0 series lead.

05/02/2012

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