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Sacramento Kings (1-1)


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vs. Hou
L 100-105
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W 93-88
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Nuggets hope to avoid fade route vs. Kings

For three quarters Wednesday night, the Denver Nuggets looked like a team ready to take the next step.

They controlled the Utah Jazz, leading by as many as 15 points and moving the ball. Then it all came apart. From late in the third quarter to late in the fourth, the Jazz outscored Denver 33-7 to turn a 10-point deficit into a 16-point lead. The Nuggets lost by 10 but the bigger question is whether they lost their confidence.

Denver (0-1) gets to show how it can respond when it hosts the Sacramento Kings in its home opener Saturday night. Paul Millsap, the Nuggets' big free-agent signing of the summer, will play his first meaningful game at Pepsi Center since joining the team. He had a solid debut with 19 points and six rebounds but couldn't get the Nuggets over the top in a 106-96 loss to Utah.

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Leaders
Points: George Hill18.5
Rebounds: Willie Cauley-Stein10.5
Assists: De'Aaron Fox7.5
FG%: George Hill65.2%
Steals: Garrett Temple3.00
Blocks: Willie Cauley-Stein2.00
Defense (Rank)
Points: 96.5 (6)
Rebounds: 40.0 (5)
Assists: 19.0 (5)
FG%: 40.5% (5)
FT%: 84.0% (22)
3P%: 29.5% (9)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 96.5 (28)
Rebounds: 49.5 (5)
Assists: 19.5 (25)
FG%: 45.1% (15)
FT%: 73.9% (23)
3P%: 39.1% (7)
Standings
Pacific Division
  W L Pct GB
LA Clippers 1 0 1.000 --
Golden State 1 1 .500 0.5
Sacramento 1 1 .500 0.5
LA Lakers 1 1 .500 0.5
Phoenix 0 2 .000 1.5
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/16/2017 Marcus Williams Waived
10/16/2017 David Stockton Waived
10/16/2017 Reggie Hearn Waived
10/16/2017 Matt Jones Waived
10/10/2017 David Stockton Signed as Free Agent
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Injuries
Date Player Status
10/18/2017 Bogdan Bogdanovic Sprained right ankle
10/6/2017 Harry Giles Sore knees
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