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Gary Payton II burns the Nuggets, helps Warriors advance to the second round

Gary Payton II burns the Nuggets, helps Warriors advance to the second round

Jordan Poole’s offensive brilliance defined the first three games of this first-round series. He scored 86 points on 42 shots, causing such trouble for the Denver defense that it was forced to alter its plan, up its physicality and put Aaron Gordon on Poole in an attempt to shut off the faucet. It generally worked. …

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Nikola Jokic says he'll sign supermax, Michael Malone anticipates Jamal Murray's return as Denver Nuggets' season ends

Nikola Jokic says he’ll sign supermax, Michael Malone anticipates Jamal Murray’s return as Denver Nuggets’ season ends

SAN FRANCISCO — Following a historic season that could lead to a second MVP trophy, Nikola Jokic said he will sign what is expected to be the largest supermax contract extension in NBA history with the Denver Nuggets this offseason. Jokic poured in 30 points, 19 rebounds and 8 assists in Game 5 of the …

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