Star swingman Jimmy Butler led the way, scoring 29 points, while racking up five assists and five rebounds. Gary Harris (17.6 points) and Jamal Murray (16.7 points) each are contributing offensively as well.
"It's disrespectful to say that guys are tanking and trying to lose, because those guys that are on the floor every night have something to prove", interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff said, adding: "Every single night they're giving their best effort". Vegas has typically been fairly accurate when predicting totals of Nuggets games, with 41 overs compared to 39 unders.
The Timberwolves are in the playoffs for the first time in 14 years, which at least is a milestone and at best is an accomplishment.
The chance to play for a postseason berth looked bleak two weeks ago, when Denver dropped back-to-back games at Philadelphia and Toronto to slip to 2-4 on the longest road trip in the National Basketball Association this season.
With a chance to win in regulation, the Nuggets desperately wanted Jokic to take the final shot.
"I don't want to have that feeling next year", Murray said. If Utah loses twice, and New Orleans, San Antonio, and OKC all lose once, bingo, five-way tie.
Pirates, Cubs snowed out in Chicago The Chicago Cubs have pushed back the scheduled start time for their home opener because of a steady snowfall over Wrigley Field. The Cubs will be without All-Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo , who was placed on the 10-day disabled list on Monday.
Lauri Markkanen had 20 points and eight rebounds and Sean Kilpatrick scored 14 points for Chicago.
Jokic has been terrific and is averaging 23.7 points, 13.3 rebounds and 8.2 assists while shooting 50.5 percent from the field. "I've just got to get all the way back right, take care of my body this summer and get ready for next season".
The Nuggets took an early lead, but the Wolves quickly pounced on a exhausted Nuggets team that could no longer buy a basket. "I don't know if it can get any higher".
It seems like they should be better or younger.
They've had to do this the hard way, too.
How many games will the Timberwolves win? Appreciate everybody following along during my rookie season on this beat.
They also release the photograph of a dead man believed to be a victim of McArthur in the hopes the public will help identify him. And Chief Mark Saunders initiated an internal review that will become public, and has called for some form of public inquiry.
The Argentine will provide the creative impetus in midfield for Sevilla , with Steven N'Zonzi keeping things tight in the middle. Two players are out for Montella with Sebastian Corchia (groin) and Simon Kjaer (knee) nursing separate injuries.
The Instagram spokesperson did not reveal a specific launch date for the tool, but it will likely be rolled out before May 25. The only news we do have for now is that Instagram will "share more details very soon" when the tool is ready to be launched.
In that time, however, he has undertaken more distant trips to Europe, Asia and the Middle East on several occassions. President Donald Trump's decision to skip a summit in South America might hinder his policy goals in the region.
Hot off the release of her debut album last week, Cardi B reveals a low-key obsession of hers in a new interview with GQ. In addition to talking about her rear end, the mother-to-be opened up about being in a gang.
Anticipating Scott's entry into the race, Democrats have spent months readying their attacks on his two terms in Tallahassee. Rick Scott for walking back on a promise not to drill for oil near the Sunshine State's coastline. "I believe in jobs".
Given his performances on tour this year and some of his shots last night, many still hold out hope of one last hurrah. The lefty has always been known for his golfing prowess, and is one of the best iron players in the world.
Salah wins 4th PFA Player of the month award
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Stop Everything: Kate Middleton To Give Birth Any Day Now!
How exciting is that? The suspended parking notices will run from today until April 30, so it's just a waiting game from here. In fact, many sources report that Kate herself does not even know, as the royals tend to keep that information a surprise.
Damage to Syria's T-4 air base after deadly missile strike
Russia, the Iranian military and Hezbollah members each have been aiding Assad's fight against the rebels in various capacities. Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman made it clear that Iran's continued military expansion into Syria must be stopped.
Hot springs and cakes for 112-year-old
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