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W 126-113
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W 125-117
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L 90-115
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Nuggets, Trail Blazers battle for final playoff spot

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Denver Nuggets begin a five-game road trip with the most important game of the season thus far Tuesday night, against the Portland Trail Blazers at Moda Center.

Coach Michael Malone hopes his players are more ready to play than they were in a 115-90 drubbing by New Orleans at home on Sunday, a major setback in the Nuggets' bid to make the playoffs.

"An embarrassing loss," Malone said after the game. "We're in a playoff race, and we show up like the game didn't matter. That can't happen. That can't be us."

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Leaders
Points: Danilo Gallinari17.6
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic9.6
Assists: Jameer Nelson5.1
FG%: Nikola Jokic58.3%
Steals: Gary Harris1.29
Blocks: Mason Plumlee1.10
Defense (Rank)
Points: 111.1 (27)
Rebounds: 40.3 (1)
Assists: 24.3 (28)
FG%: 47.9% (29)
FT%: 78.4% (27)
3P%: 38.1% (29)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 111.4 (3)
Rebounds: 46.3 (1)
Assists: 25.1 (3)
FG%: 46.8% (7)
FT%: 77.3% (17)
3P%: 37.0% (9)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
x-Utah 44 29 .603 --
Oklahoma City 41 31 .569 2.5
Portland 35 38 .479 9.0
Denver 35 38 .479 9.0
Minnesota 28 44 .389 15.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/23/2017 Roy Hibbert Traded For 2nd round draft pick
2/23/2017 Johnny O'Bryant III 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
2/13/2017 Mason Plumlee Traded for C Jusuf Nurkic and 1st Round pick
2/6/2017 Johnny O'Bryant III Signed to Second 10-Day Contract
1/26/2017 Johnny O'Bryant III Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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