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Denver Nuggets (40-42)

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vs. OKC 
L 105-106
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W 109-91
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W 111-105
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Nuggets acquire Tyler Lydon in draft-day trade with Jazz

DENVER (AP) Trading down in the first round with Utah, the Denver Nuggets acquired Syracuse forward Tyler Lydon with the 24th pick in the NBA draft Thursday night and added veteran forward Trey Lyles from the Jazz.

The Nuggets entered the draft with the No. 13 overall pick, using it to select Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell, whose rights were then traded to Utah in return for the Jazz's No. 24 pick and Lyles, who was the 12th overall pick out of Kentucky two years ago.

In his two seasons with the Jazz, Lyles has averaged 6.1 points and 3.5 rebounds while playing primarily off the bench.

Points: Danilo Gallinari18.2
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic9.8
Assists: Jameer Nelson5.1
FG%: Nikola Jokic57.8%
Steals: Gary Harris1.25
Blocks: Mason Plumlee1.14
Defense (Rank)
Points: 111.2 (27)
Rebounds: 40.8 (4)
Assists: 24.0 (25)
FG%: 47.7% (29)
FT%: 78.2% (26)
3P%: 37.5% (28)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 111.7 (3)
Rebounds: 46.4 (2)
Assists: 25.3 (2)
FG%: 46.9% (6)
FT%: 77.4% (17)
3P%: 36.8% (11)
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Utah 51 31 .622 --
x-Oklahoma City 47 35 .573 4.0
x-Portland 41 41 .500 10.0
Denver 40 42 .488 11.0
Minnesota 31 51 .378 20.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
6/22/2017 Trey Lyles Traded Part of three-player deal
6/22/2017 Tyler Lydon Traded Part of three-player deal
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
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