Charles Barkley pokes fun at Kendrick Perkins controversy: 'You're only voting for him because he's black'
NBA Hall of Famer and current TNT analyst Charles Barkley poked fun at former NBA player and current ESPN analyst Kendrick Perkins on Thursday, who finds himself in hot water over comments made over MVP voting.foxnews.com
Jokic's late 3 lifts Nuggets past Magic 119-116
Nikola Jokic hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds remaining, capping his 12th triple-double of the season, and the Denver Nuggets won their 13th in a row at home by beating the Orlando Magic 119-116 on Sunday night. Jokic connected from the top of the key, stepping back to get the shot away over Franz Wagner to finish with 17 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds. “He stepped back, got the space and just shot over the top,” said Aaron Gordon, whose 25 points led the Nuggets.news.yahoo.com
Nikola Jokic notches triple-double as Nuggets top Warriors
Nikola Jokic had a triple-double of 26 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists playing with a sore right wrist he had taped, and the Denver Nuggets beat Golden State 128-123 in a rematch of the teams’ first-round playoff series won by the Warriors in five games on their way to the title.
Poole shines in playoff debut, Curry back as Warriors win
Jordan Poole shined in his long-awaited playoff debut scoring 30 points, staying in the starting lineup as Stephen Curry returned from a foot injury by coming off the bench initially, and the Golden State Warriors’ defense smothered Nikola Jokic to beat the Denver Nuggets 123-107 in the opener of their first-round playoff series.
Denver Nuggets must make do without Jamal Murray again
Even on a roster featuring reigning MVP Nikola Jokic, guard Will Barton said the Denver Nuggets' guiding philosophy in 2021-22 will be to “win by committee.” “Yeah, I think that’s on point,” coach Michael Malone said. “I think Will's mindset is where it needs to be regarding going into the season without Jamal Murray.”news.yahoo.com