NBA Basketball

Denver Nuggets (54-28)


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W 124-98
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L 108-119
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L 96-100
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Jerami Grant hopes to help youthful Nuggets take next step

DENVER (AP) Jerami Grant's introductory news conference turned out to be a real show stopper.

Actually, more of a sound-check interrupter.

Between rehearsals before an Ariana Grande concert Thursday at the Pepsi Center, the newly acquired Denver Nuggets big man chatted about how defense just may be his best attribute and how much he was looking forward to playing alongside All-Star center Nikola Jokic.

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Leaders
Points: Nikola Jokic20.1
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic10.8
Assists: Nikola Jokic7.3
FG%: Nikola Jokic51.1%
Steals: Nikola Jokic1.35
Blocks: Mason Plumlee0.93
Defense (Rank)
Points: 106.7 (6)
Rebounds: 42.5 (1)
Assists: 24.6 (16)
FG%: 45.8% (15)
FT%: 75.3% (2)
3P%: 33.9% (1)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 110.7 (20)
Rebounds: 46.4 (8)
Assists: 27.4 (2)
FG%: 46.6% (13)
FT%: 75.5% (20)
3P%: 35.1% (19)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Denver 54 28 .659 --
x-Portland 53 29 .646 1.0
x-Utah 50 32 .610 4.0
x-Oklahoma City 49 33 .598 5.0
Minnesota 36 46 .439 18.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
7/8/2019 Jerami Grant Traded For first-round draft pick
7/6/2019 Trey Lyles Declared Free Agency
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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