Juancho Hernangomez scored a season-high 25 points to lead seven Nuggets in double figures and Denver set the tone for a runaway victory with a big first quarter Thursday night, beating the Atlanta Hawks 138-93.
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James Harden scored 19 of his 22 points in the second half and the Houston Rockets pulled away to beat Denver 109-99 on Tuesday night, sending the Nuggets to a fourth straight loss.
Windhorst, Arnovitz & Pelton discuss the Bucks legitimacy, Houston & Boston's early season struggles and more
Brian Windhorst, Andrew Han, Kevin Arnovitz and Kevin Pelton discuss if the Milwaukee Bucks are legit contenders, Houston's problems, Boston's offensive struggles so far, Denver's case in the Western Conference and much more.
Brook Lopez made a career-high eight 3-pointers, tying the most in a game by a 7-footer in NBA history, and had 28 points to help the Bucks snap an eight-game skid in Denver.
Caris LeVert hit a floater in the lane with 0.3 seconds left and the Brooklyn Nets scored the last six points to beat the Denver Nuggets 112-110 on Friday night.
Nuggets forward Will Barton said Friday he's "getting stronger every day."
Marc Gasol scored 20 points, including the go-ahead free throws with 4.6 seconds remaining, to lead the Memphis Grizzlies to an 89-87 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.