>>Nuggets Bash Lakers
(Denver, CO) — The Nuggets won every quarter as they bashed the Lakers 117-85 at the Pepsi Center. Paul Millsap, Jamal Murray and Malik Beasley each scored 20 points in the win. Denver held L.A. to 14 points in the fourth and improved to 14-and-7. The Nuggets begin a five-game road trip on Friday in Portland.
>>Avs Slip Past Predators; Host Penguins Tonight
(Nashville, TN) — Tyson Jost scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period as the Avalanche slipped past the Predators 3-2 in Nashville. Nathan MacKinnon had the other two goals to give him 17 on the season for Colorado, which . Semyon Varlamov made 36 saves in the victory. The Avs are back home to play the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight.
>>Broncos Promote Hemingway, Place Heuerman On IR
(Englewood, CO) — The Broncos are promoting tight end Temarrick Hemingway from the practice squad after officially placing Jeff Heuerman on injured reserve. Heuerman broke three ribs and bruised a lung in Sunday’s win over the Steelers. He’s the third tight end to suffer a season-ending injury for the Broncos this year, joining Jake Butt and Troy Fumagalli.
>>Broncos Prep For Bengals
(Englewood, CO) — The Broncos are back on the practice field today preparing for Sunday’s game at Cincinnati. Denver has won two in-a-row to improve to 5-and-6 on the season after last Sunday’s 24-17 win over Pittsburgh. Cincy is also 5-and-6. The Bengals turn to Jeff Driskel at quarterback after losing Andy Dalton for the season.
>>College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In college basketball last night, Colorado State was crushed by Southern Illinois 82-67. The Rams fell to 4-and-3. Tonight, Colorado entertains Portland, while Denver hosts Northern Colorado. The Buffaloes sit at 3-and-1. The Pioneers are 2-and-4.