May 20, 2024

The Denver Nuggets faced adversity with a depleted lineup against the Sacramento Kings on Friday, leading to a disappointing loss. Coming off a victory against the Los Angeles Lakers the previous day, fatigue seemed evident as they fell short, succumbing to a 135-106 defeat. Despite a close start, the Kings dominated, establishing a commanding lead by halftime and extending it to a 32-point margin in the second half.

Recap: Denver Nuggets don't have enough gas, lose to the Sacramento Kings -  Denver Stiffs

Head coach Michael Malone expressed dissatisfaction, labeling it as one of the team’s worst performances of the season. Injuries further hindered the Nuggets, with Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Michael Porter Jr. sidelined. Jamal Murray also battled a stomach virus and tibia inflammation during the game. Despite efforts from key players like Nikola Jokic, who led with 23 points, the Nuggets look to regroup for their upcoming matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks to conclude their road trip.

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