Throughout his 10-year career, Austin Rivers has had the uncanny ability to mold to his team's needs. With the Los Angeles Clippers, he was a scorer, reaching averages of 15 points per game. But as he nears his 30s with the Denver Nuggets, he has shifted to become a defensive specialist.
Nikola Jokić Makes NBA History As Nuggets Maul Grizzlies, Clinch Playoff Berth
The Denver Nuggets clearly felt they had something to prove against the Memphis Grizzlies. After failing to capitalize on a chance to clinch a playoff berth earlier in the week, the Nuggets not only secured their spot in the postseason...
Towns, Edwards lead Timberwolves to 136-130 win over Nuggets
Aaron Gordon scored 24, including a reverse alley-oop dunk, and Monte Morris had 23 for Denver. But what did in the Nuggets were the 36 free throws they allowed and the 30 points they gave up off 18 turnovers.
Jokić has 37 points to lead Nuggets past Pacers 125-118
The Nuggets led by as many as 31 points in the second quarter before the Pacers stormed back. Indiana led 102-100 with 7:40 left in the fourth quarter before the Nuggets scored seven straight points to regain control.