NBA

Denver Nuggets
Position
C
 
Jersey
7
Name  J.J. Hickson
Born  9/4/1988
Height  6-9
Weight  242
College  NC State
3/25/2014 3:20:00 PM
Description: Denver center J.J. Hickson had surgery to repair a torn ACL in his right knee on Tuesday, but may not be ready for Opening Day next season.
Insight: With Hickson and JaVale McGee out of the picture, the Nuggets have very little talent left in the middle at this point.
 
3/22/2014 5:45:00 PM
Description: Denver center J.J. Hickson's MRI revealed a torn ACL in his right knee, according to Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post.
Insight: Hickson (11.8 ppg, 9.2 rpg) suffered the injury Friday night and will miss the rest of the season. Timofey Mozgov, Darrell Arthur and Jan Vesely will absorb Hickson's minutes.
 
3/22/2014 4:27:00 PM
Description: Denver center J.J. Hickson (knee) will not play Sunday against the Wizards, according to Aaron J. Lopez of nuggets.com. The Nuggets are awaiting the MRI results on Hickson's right knee.
Insight: Hickson suffered a sprained knee Friday night. He lost his starting job to Timofey Mozgov 14 games ago but his production has actually improved. He averaged 13.2 ppg and 8.9 rpg over his last 14, compared to 11.4 ppg and 9.2 rpg his first 55. Look for Mozgov and Darrell Arthur to pick up Hickson's minutes.
 
3/22/2014 10:43:00 AM
Description: Denver center J.J. Hickson injured his right knee Friday night and will need an MRI on Saturday.
Insight: It was described as a right knee sprain, according to Denver Post writer Chris Dempsey. Call Hickson (11.8 ppg, 9.2 rpg) questionable for Sunday against Washington.
 
2/26/2014 9:40:00 AM
Description: Denver center J.J. Hickson was on a mission Tuesday versus Portland.
Insight: Coming off the bench for just the fourth time this season, Hickson corralled a season-high 25 rebounds in only 30 minutes of action. Fifteen of those boards came on the offensive glass. He also finished with 16 points, his highest output since February 5th. We'll see if that's enough to earn Hickson a spot in the starting five Thursday against Brooklyn.
 
2/8/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Nuggets center J.J. Hickson has averaged 12.5 points and 10.4 rebounds over his last 27 games.
Insight: Hickson had 15 points, 16 rebounds, two assists and a block Saturday at Detroit.
 
1/19/2014 10:32:00 PM
Description: Nuggets center J.J. Hickson had 14 points and 13 rebounds Sunday at Phoenix.
Insight: Miles Plumlee could not contain him. Hickson has snagged double-digit rebounds in six straight games, including Wednesday when he had 24, and scored at least 13 points four times in that span.
 
12/18/2013 9:43:00 AM
Description: Denver forward J.J. Hickson generated 20 points and 14 boards Tuesday in a loss to OKC.
Insight: It's his second double-double in a row. Tuesday marked Hickson's highest scoring output since November 25th's game at Dallas (22 points). He's second on the team in rebounding at 8.4 boards per game.
 
11/11/2013 3:30:00 PM
Description: Nuggets PF J.J. Hickson will start at center for JaVale McGee who is sidelined by injury, according to Denver beat writer Chris Dempsey.
Insight: Hickson and Kenneth Faried have been sharing time at the power forward spot. Hickson started 70-plus games at center in Portland last season averaging 12.7 ppg and 10.4 rpg. He's a viable fantasy option with the increased minutes he'll see at the five.
 
11/10/2013 4:55:00 PM
Description: Nuggets PF J.J. Hickson could move over to center until JaVale McGee returns from injury.
Insight: Hickson and Kenneth Faried have been sharing time at the power forward spot. Hickson started 70-plus games at center in Portland last season averaging 12.7 ppg and 10.4 rpg.
 
10/28/2013 8:47:00 PM
Description: The Denver Nuggets tweeted Monday that coach Brian Shaw is "leaning toward" starting J.J. Hickson at power forward in the season opener on Wednesday.
Insight: Kenneth Faried (hamstring) has practiced that last two days and declared himself ready for Wednesday. The Nuggets play Wednesday and Friday but don't have another game until next Tuesday, so even if Hickson starts the first two games Faried is likely to get the starting job back in Week 2 of the fantasy season.
 
7/16/2013 5:23:00 PM
Description: According to the Denver Post, the Nuggets have told newly signed F/C J.J. Hickson that he will compete with Kenneth Faried for the starting power forward spot.
Insight: We can't see the Nuggets taking Faried, a budding star at 24 years old, out of the starting five, especially with George Karl, who limited Faried to 28 mpg last season, gone. Hickson most likely will backup Faried and center JaVale McGee.
 
7/7/2013 10:32:00 PM
Description: The Nuggets have agreed with F/C J.J. Hickson on a three-year, $15 million contract, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports.
Insight: Hickson averaged a double-double with 12.7 points and 10.3 rebounds per game last season, but he's unlikely to match 29 minutes per game with the Nuggets. The team wants to get JaVale McGee more minutes next season.
 
4/12/2013 4:36:00 PM
Description: Portland forward J.J. Hickson (sore back) will play Friday against the Thunder, according to Candace Buckner of The Columbian.
Insight: Hickson missed his first game of the season Wednesday night. LaMarcus Aldridge will also play despite an illness Friday, so Meyers Leonard will move back to the bench.
 
4/11/2013 5:27:00 PM
Description: Portland forward J.J. Hickson (sore back) got in a light workout Thursday, according to Chris Haynes of CSNNW.com.
Insight: Hickson missed his first game of the season Wednesday night. He'll be evaluated Friday morning before the team determines his status for that night's game against Oklahoma City.
 
4/10/2013 9:00:00 PM
Description: Portland forward J.J. Hickson (sore back) will miss Wednesday's game.
Insight: Hickson hasn't missed a game all season. Meyers Leonard will get the start. He's averaging 13.3 points, 5.8 rebounds and 0.8 blocks in six starts this season.
 
4/10/2013 11:49:00 AM
Description: Portland forward J.J. Hickson is dealing with a sore back and is questionable for Wednesday's game versus the Lakers.
Insight: Hickson is averaging a solid 12.9 ppg and 10.6 rpg, but according to an Oregonian report GM Neil Olshey said that it wasn't likely the team would bring him back next season. He has little incentive to play the remaining games this season with his injury.
 
4/9/2013 3:44:00 PM
Description: Portland forward J.J. Hickson is dealing with a sore back and is questionable for Wednesday's game versus the Lakers.
Insight: Hickson is only averaging 10.3 ppg, 7.3 rpg, and 26.5 mpg over four games this month. He missed practice Tuesday.
 
3/29/2013 2:22:00 PM
Description: Portland forward J.J. Hickson is questionable for Friday's game against Utah due to illness.
Insight: With LaMarcus Aldridge (ankle) likely to miss, the team needs Hickson out there and fantasy owners should expect big numbers as he'll be the Blazers' best frontcourt scoring option.
 
Hot3/17/2013 9:29:00 AM
Description: J.J. Hickson paced the Trail Blazers with 18 points and 15 rebounds Saturday in a win over Detroit.
Insight: If you're in search of a fantasy dark horse, look no further. Hickson has been flying under the radar all year, producing double-doubles in 37 of his 64 games this season. Only Golden State's David Lee has more double-doubles than Hickson in 2012-13 while just seven players are averaging more rebounds per game (10.7 boards per game for Hickson this season).
 

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Chicago86Final(OT) | Box
Charlotte «91
Indiana «101Final | Box
Orlando86
Washington «118Final | Box
Boston102
Brooklyn85Final | Box
Cleveland «114
Dallas105Final(OT) | Box
Memphis «106
Philadelphia «100Final | Box
Miami87
Atlanta «111Final | Box
Milwaukee103
Utah «136Final(2nd OT) | Box
Minnesota130
Houston100Final | Box
New Orleans «105
Toronto92Final | Box
New York «95
Detroit111Final | Box
Oklahoma City «112
LA Lakers «113Final | Box
San Antonio100
Golden State «116Final | Box
Denver112
LA Clippers104Final | Box
Portland «110
Phoenix «104Final | Box
Sacramento99
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Standings

2013 - 2014 Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Toronto 48 34 .585 --- 26-15 22-19 32-20 L 1
x-Brooklyn 44 38 .537 4 28-13 16-25 26-26 L 2
New York 37 45 .451 11 19-22 18-23 26-26 W 4
Boston 25 57 .305 23 16-25 9-32 21-31 L 2
Philadelphia 19 63 .232 29 10-31 9-32 14-38 W 2
 
Central W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Indiana 56 26 .683 --- 35-6 21-20 38-14 W 2
x-Chicago 48 34 .585 8 27-14 21-20 35-17 L 1
Cleveland 33 49 .402 23 19-22 14-27 21-31 W 1
Detroit 29 53 .354 27 17-24 12-29 23-29 L 4
Milwaukee 15 67 .183 41 10-31 5-36 12-40 L 3
 
Southeast W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Miami 54 28 .659 --- 32-9 22-19 34-18 L 3
x-Washington 44 38 .537 10 22-19 22-19 33-19 W 4
x-Charlotte 43 39 .524 11 25-16 18-23 30-22 W 3
x-Atlanta 38 44 .463 16 24-17 14-27 28-24 W 1
Orlando 23 59 .280 31 19-22 4-37 17-35 L 4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
2013 - 2014 Western Conference Standings
 
Northwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-Oklahoma City 59 23 .720 --- 34-7 25-16 36-16 W 1
x-Portland 54 28 .659 5 31-10 23-18 31-21 W 5
Minnesota 40 42 .488 19 24-17 16-25 23-29 L 3
Denver 36 46 .439 23 22-19 14-27 20-32 L 2
Utah 25 57 .305 34 16-25 9-32 13-39 W 1
 
Pacific W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-LA Clippers 57 25 .695 --- 34-7 23-18 36-16 L 1
x-Golden State 51 31 .622 6 27-14 24-17 31-21 W 2
Phoenix 48 34 .585 9 26-15 22-19 28-24 W 1
Sacramento 28 54 .341 29 17-24 11-30 15-37 L 1
LA Lakers 27 55 .329 30 14-27 13-28 15-37 W 2
 
Southwest W L PCT GB Home Away Conf Streak
y-San Antonio 62 20 .756 --- 32-9 30-11 38-14 L 2
x-Houston 54 28 .659 8 33-8 21-20 31-21 L 1
x-Memphis 50 32 .610 12 27-14 23-18 29-23 W 5
x-Dallas 49 33 .598 13 26-15 23-18 29-23 L 1
New Orleans 34 48 .415 28 22-19 12-29 15-37 W 2
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR
 
Final
CIN 4
PIT 0
Final
BAL 3
TAM 0
Final
NYY 3
CHC 0
Final
MIL 5
STL 1
Final
ARI 2
NYM 5
Final
PHI 0
ATL 1
Final
NYY 2
CHC 0
Final
DET 2
CLE 3
Final
MIA 3
WAS 6
Final
TEX 3
SEA 2
Final
CWS 4
BOS 6
Final
HOU 4
KAN 6
8:10pm Wednesday
MIN 0
TOR 0
Final
ANA 5
OAK 4
Final
SDP 4
COL 2
Final
SFG 2
LOS 1
1:05pm Today
PHI
ATL
 
1:08pm Today
DET
CLE
 
1:10pm Today
MIN
TOR
 
2:05pm Today
TEX
SEA
 
3:45pm Today
SFG
LOS
 
6:40pm Tonight
SDP
COL
 
7:05pm Tonight
PIT
MIL
 
7:05pm Tonight
WAS
STL
 
7:10pm Tonight
TAM
NYY
 
7:10pm Tonight
MIN
TOR
 
8:10pm Tonight
CWS
BOS
 
8:10pm Tonight
HOU
KAN
 
Final
CHA 91
CHI 86
Final
ORL 86
IND 101
Final
MIL 103
ATL 111
Final
CLE 114
BRK 85
Final
MEM 106
DAL 105
Final
OKC 112
DET 111
Final
NOP 105
HOU 100
Final
SAN 100
LAL 113
Final
MIA 87
PHI 100
Final
NYK 95
TOR 92
Final
MIN 130
UTA 136
Final
BOS 102
WAS 118
Final
DEN 112
GSW 116
Final
POR 110
LAC 104
Final
SAC 99
PHO 104
Final
TAM 4
MON 5
Final
PIT 4
CLB 3
Final
ANA 4
DAL 3
7:00pm Tonight
NYR
PHI
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
9:30pm Tonight
COL
MIN
10:30pm Tonight
SJS
LOS
Final
DUR 6
NOR 9
 
7:05pm Tonight
DUR
NOR