>Nuggets Lose In Brooklyn; Murray Returns
(Brooklyn, NY) — The Nuggets put up 43 points in the fourth quarter but it wasn’t enough as they lost to the Nets 135-130 in Brooklyn. Nikola Jokic posted 25 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists for Denver, which has lost two in-a-row since a six-game winning streak. Jamal Murray had 19 points and 11 assists in his return to the lineup. He missed six games with a sprained left ankle. The Nuggets wrap up their four-game road trip tomorrow in Philadelphia.
>>Avs Begin Road Trip Tonight In Washington
(Washington, DC) — The Avalanche begin a three-game East Coast road trip tonight in DC against the Washington Capitals. Coloradowill also visit the Islanders and Boston this weekend. The Avs wrapped up a 1-and-4 homestand with four straight losses after Tuesday’s 6-3 setback to Columbus. The Avalanche currently sit two points out of the second Wild Card in the West.
>>Rockies Invite Mark Reynolds, Others To Camp
(Denver, CO) — The Rockies are inviting veteran slugger Mark Reynolds to spring training as a non-roster invitee. He was one of several players the team announced yesterday that were invited to camp. Reynolds played two seasons with the Rockies in 2016-17, before joining Washington last year. The 35-year-old has 294 career home runs. Pitchers and catchers report next week.
>>Colorado Football Class Ranks 44th
(Undated) — National signing day is in the books. Colorado’s class ranks 44th in the nation, according to 247Sports.com. Colorado State ranks 85th, while Air Force is 103rd. Alabama has the top-rated class, followed by Georgia and Texas.
>>College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball action last night, Colorado beat UCLA 84-73 in Los Angeles, Colorado State was crushed by sixth-ranked Nevada 98-82, and Air Force slipped past Wyoming 81-76. Denver visits Oral Roberts tonight.