Nuggets News

Emmanuel Mudiay    G  Nuggets



Mudiay scored 17 points (4-9 FG, 9-10 FT) to go along with nine rebounds and four assists during Sunday's 116-113 win over the Heat.


Apr 02 - 10:17 PM

Mason Plumlee    C  Nuggets



Mason Plumlee (bruised abdomen) played 13 minutes off the bench vs. Miami, scoring six points with two rebounds, one assist and one block. Plumlee had a nice run while playing extensive minutes alongside Nikola Jokic in March, but that hasn't been the case with Mike Malone's rotations recently. Leave Plumlee on the wire unless his minutes improve in a hurry.

Apr 02 - 10:01 PM

Kenneth Faried    F  Nuggets



Kenneth Faried started on Sunday and finished with eight points, three rebounds, two assists, two steals and one block in 23 minutes vs. the Heat. Faried lit up for 18 & 13 on Friday but he couldn't duplicate the feat tonight, resulting in a more typical return for fantasy owners. Even as a starter, it's hard to like Faried as more than a late-round source of boards, FG percentage and some defensive stats.

Apr 02 - 9:59 PM

Emmanuel Mudiay    G  Nuggets



Emmanuel Mudiay returned to the rotation on Sunday, posting 17 points, nine assists, four rebounds and two turnovers in 32 minutes, while making 4-of-9 field goals and 9-of-10 free throws. Jameer Nelson was out with a strained right calf, and Will Barton was out with a foot injury, so Mudiay seized his opportunity to reclaim relevance. He came in shooting 37.1 percent from the field this season, while averaging 2.3 turnovers vs. 3.8 assists, making this efficient line a complete surprise. We'll need to see him do this at least one more time before buying in.

Apr 02 - 9:58 PM

Jamal Murray    G  Nuggets



Jamal Murray started at point guard on Sunday in place of Jameer Nelson (calf), finishing with nine points, three rebounds, three steals and one 3-pointer in 28 minutes. Murray was the ostensible point guard tonight, but it was Nikola Jokic directing the action offensively. That's a look the Nuggets haven't shied away from, and it resulted in a 116-113 road win vs. the Heat tonight. Nelson was aiming to play today and is just day-to-day, but Murray's role doesn't change much whether he's starting or coming off the bench.

Apr 02 - 9:57 PM

Wilson Chandler    G/F  Nuggets



Wilson Chandler led Denver's second unit on Sunday with 19 points, nine rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one 3-pointer. Will Barton (left foot soreness) was out for the second straight game, which opened things up nicely for Chandler. He shot 8-of-13 from the field and made both of his free throws, without committing a turnover in 31 minutes, resulting in a terrific all-around game in any fantasy format.

Apr 02 - 9:56 PM

Danilo Gallinari    F  Nuggets



Danilo Gallinari scored a game-high 29 points in 37 minutes on Sunday, hitting 11-of-19 FGs and 4-of-4 FTs with three 3-pointers, five rebounds and two assists. Gallo added one steal for good measure, while making 4-of-4 free throws in Denver's impressive road win. His shot was missing in action after he returned from a knee injury, with 21.2 percent shooting in his first three games back, but he's turned things around in the past two. He's in no imminent danger of rest days with Denver still vying for the playoffs.

Apr 02 - 9:56 PM

Nikola Jokic    F/C  Nuggets



Nikola Jokic racked up 19 points, 10 boards, seven assists and two steals during a win in Miami on Sunday, making 9-of-16 shots with just one turnover in 35 minutes. Jokic was the best player on the court tonight and he helped keep the Nuggets' playoff hopes alive. They're still two games back of the No. 8 seed Blazers, with six games remaining, so the Joker will need to be at his best for Denver to close the gap.

Apr 02 - 9:55 PM

Kenneth Faried    F  Nuggets



Kenneth Faried will remain in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Heat. Faried had an 18-point, 13-board double-double through 32 minutes as a starter on Friday, so feel free to get him active. Denver will go with a starting group of Jamal Murray, Gary Harris, Danilo Gallinari, Faried and Nikola Jokic tonight, with Wilson Chandler coming off the bench.

Emmanuel Mudiay    G  Nuggets



Mudiay is expected to see extended minutes during Sunday's game against the Heat, Nick Kosmider of the Denver Post reports.


Apr 02 - 12:21 PM

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