The Denver Nuggets were able to defeat the Sacramento Kings with the score 96-79 on Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. The Kings had a terrible shooting night against the Nuggets. They went 31-of-85 from the field, 8-of-23 from beyond the arc, and 9-of-13 from the Free Throw Line. Nikola Jokic did not score a single point against the Kings but he was able to contribute nine rebounds, seven assists, and one steal in 30 minutes.

Buddy Hield struggles with shots

Buddy Hield had a horrible game against the Denver Nuggets. He only contributed three points, three rebounds, and three assists in 22 minutes.

He shot the ball very poorly, he went 1-of-10 from the field, 0-of-4 from beyond the arc, and 1-of-1 from the free throw line. Along with Hield, Willie Cauley Stein, George Hill, Vince Carter, and Frank Mason shot lower than 25 percent from the field. The shots were just not falling for the Kings.

De'Aaron Fox scores 18 points

Despite the loss, De'Aaron Fox played an incredible offensive for the Sacramento Kings. He contributed 18 points, five rebounds, and one assist in 29 minutes. He was the only King player to shoot above 50 percent from the field with 61.5 percent. The Sacramento Kings are in full rebuild mode this season and seeing Fox playing this well early in the season is a good sign for them.

Harris, Barton made 3 three-pointers apiece

With Kenneth Faried, Paul Millsap, and Nikola Jokic being very effective in the paint, Gary Harris and Will Barton had more space to make their three-point shots. Both Harris and Barton made three three-point shots against the Sacramento Kings. Harris contributed 17 points, one assist, and one steal.

He shot 64 percent from the field and 50 percent from beyond the arc.

Will Barton was able to add 15 points, five rebounds, three assists, and one steal in 28 minutes. He went 6-of-13 from the field and 3-of-8 from the three-point line.

Faried and Millsap score 18 points apiece

Kenneth Faried and Paul Millsap dominated the paint against the Sacramento Kings.

Both of them scored 18 points and shot higher than 50 percent from the field. Faried was able to contribute 18 points, eight rebounds, one assist, one block, and two steals. He shot 70 percent from the field and 67 percent from the free throw line.

Millsap was able to contribute 18 points, nine rebounds, two assists, and one steal. He shot 55 percent from the field, 67 percent from beyond the arc, and 80 percent from the free throw line. The Denver Nuggets now have their first win of the season and fans can only hope that they can continue to win more games.