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Middleton tosses alley-oop to Plumlee for the jam (0:16)

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

Ex-NBA guard Joe Johnson is in Philadelphia and is working out for the Sixers tomorrow, a source told ESPN's The Undefeated. The Big 3 MVP is also receiving interest from Clippers, Pelicans, Bucks and Nuggets. Joe Johnson and the Triplets are playing in the Big 3 title game on Sunday.

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Sources: Clips vs. Lakers tops Christmas games

The Clippers and Lakers will play at Staples Center on Dec. 25, sources told ESPN. Other Christmas Day games include Bucks at 76ers and Celtics at Raptors, sources said.

Adrian Wojnarowski NBA 

Christmas Day games set for 2019-2020 NBA season include Clippers-Lakers, Pelicans at Nuggets, Celtics at Raptors, Bucks at 76ers (Malika Andrews) and Rockets at Warriors (Tim MacMahon).

Melo: Wasn't my choice to step away but had to (0:47)
Melo: Never said anything about a farewell tour (1:04)
Stephen A.: Melo isn't deserving of a farewell tour (1:58)
48d

The Woj Pod: Nuggets, Dream Team, International Scouting

Denver Nuggets GM Arturas Karnisovas joins the Woj Pod to discuss the Western Conference arms race, the discovery and development of All-NBA center Nikola Jokic, the evolution of scouting perceptions toward European prospects, the KGB's role in allowing him to be the first USSR-born player to be allowed to leave for college basketball, playing against the Dream Team in the 1992 Olympics with Sabonis and much more.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

As part of the $169.7M rookie extension, Denver and Jamal Murray added 5th year 30% language: All-NBA First-Team or MVP (30%), All-NBA Second-Team (27.5%) and All-NBA Third-Team (26%). The All-NBA honors would need to be met in 2019-20 for year one (2020-21) to receive a bump.

Bobby Marks ESPN 

Denver will acquire Jerami Grant with the $12.8M trade exception (created in the Wilson Chandler trade to Philadelphia last July) that was set to expire today (July 8). Grant is under contract for the next two seasons with a cap hit of $9.3M each year. The forward has a player option in 2020-21. Denver is now $1.9M under the luxury tax with 13 players under contract.

Tate starts fourth quarter with a dunk show (0:29)
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73dMarc J. Spears

Nuggets' Porter Jr. suffers knee injury in practice

Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr., who suffered a knee injury during a team scrimmage, will miss the Las Vegas Summer League but is expected to be back for training camp, a source told The Undefeated.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

The Nuggets are bummed that Michael Porter, Jr., suffered a left knee strain yesterday since he was playing great in practice with no back issues, a source said. Porter needs time to heal and summer league isn't worth it for Denver to rush him to. Porter should be ready for training camp and tells ESPN's The Undefeated the injury is not serious.

Bol Bol shows off his SpongeBob tattoo (0:29)
76d

Williams & Bontemps

Zach talks to Jay Williams about Kevin Durant's decision, the Sixers makeover, the Knicks failure, and more. Then ESPN's Tim Bontemps joins to talk about Utah, Portland, Denver, and the West.

This Just In  

Nuggets' Jamal Murray has agreed to a five-year, $170 million contract extension, agent Mike George tells The Athletic.

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78dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Nuggets exercise Millsap's $30M option

The Nuggets will bring back Paul Millsap on a $30 million option, sources told ESPN. Denver can hold on to its $9.2M midlevel exception and still stay out of the luxury tax next season.

Adrian Wojnarowski NBA 

The Nuggets are extending a qualifying offer to F Trey Lyles, who'll become a restricted free agent, league sources tell ESPN.

Adrian Wojnarowski NBA 

Denver is picking up the option on Paul Millsap's $30M contract, league sources tell ESPN. Denver will bring back Millsap for the final season of his three-year contract at $30.3M, have available their $9.2M mid-level exception AND still stay under the luxury tax. Denver is loaded to compete for the Western Conference title.

Team Stats

Points Per Game110.720th
Rebounds Per Game46.48th
Assists Per Game27.42nd
Points Allowed106.725th

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Team History

YEARWLPCT
2018-195428.659
2017-184636.561
2016-174042.488
2015-163349.402