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Denver Nuggets (10-7)


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L 109-127
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W 114-98
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Nuggets seek statement win vs. Rockets

(TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Given what the offseason acquisition of veteran forward Paul Millsap meant for the Nuggets and the team's elevated expectations, Denver's win on Monday night in Sacramento ultimately could represent something greater than one victory during the grind of an 82-game slate.

The Nuggets (10-7) were without head coach Michael Malone, who was serving a one-game suspension, and a pair of starters in Wilson Chandler (lower back pain) and Millsap (left wrist ligament injury). Even so, they ravaged the Kings 114-98 while playing the second game of a back-to-back.

For a team featuring a youthful roster and in search of an identity, wins like these can be crucial.

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Leaders
Points: Nikola Jokic15.6
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic11.4
Assists: Nikola Jokic4.4
FG%: Gary Harris51.9%
Steals: Gary Harris1.60
Blocks: Paul Millsap1.25
Defense (Rank)
Points: 106.2 (18)
Rebounds: 41.8 (6)
Assists: 24.1 (26)
FG%: 47.0% (27)
FT%: 75.2% (7)
3P%: 37.8% (23)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 108.8 (8)
Rebounds: 45.3 (9)
Assists: 23.8 (6)
FG%: 46.8% (7)
FT%: 73.4% (25)
3P%: 38.3% (7)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Portland 10 7 .588 --
Minnesota 10 7 .588 --
Denver 10 7 .588 --
Oklahoma City 7 9 .438 2.5
Utah 7 11 .389 3.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/19/2017 Richard Jefferson Signed as Free Agent
10/18/2017 Jameer Nelson Waived
10/13/2017 Josh Childress Waived
9/20/2017 Mason Plumlee Re-Signed
9/12/2017 Josh Childress Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
11/20/2017 Wilson Chandler Sore back
11/19/2017 Paul Millsap Sore wrist
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