The Dever Nuggets hosted the Sacremento Kings on Saturday, October 21 at their Pepsi Center in Denver. It was the Nuggets second game this season and their first winning game as well after they lost to the Utah Jazz (106-96) on the opening night. The home squad shot in the overall 44 percent from the inside, hitting 37-of-85 shots and 33 percent from the three-point line, making 10-of-30 attempts. They outrebounded the Kings 58-39 in this one but had 16 turnovers compared to just 13 for the visiting team.

The Nuggets become unstoppable

Both teams played well in the first period of the game, finishing the 12 minutes of game time by a score 18-17 in favor of the Kings.

On their way to the second quarter, the Nuggets answered a 19-7 run, leading midway by 36-27 and finished at halftime 42-34 in their favor.

After that, the Nuggets kept outscoring the Kings. Thanks to Jokic' rough offensive night and to the rest of the players, the Denver Nuggets had no trouble in closing out the game as they celebrated a 96-79 victory, their first win of the season.

Millsap played well in his home debut

Paul Millsap signed a multi-year contract with the Denver Nuggets last summer when he became a free agent. Millsap is a former player of the Atlanta Hawks.

During his home debut, Paul Millsap led all the way with 19 points, nine rebounds, two assists and a block as Nuggets beat the Kings on the night of October 21. He shot 55 percent from the field goal and 67 percent from beyond the arc.

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Kenneth Faried also provided 18 points to the team to go along with his eight rebounds, one assist, two steals and a block.

Garry Harris had 17 points while Will Barton had 15 points and five rebounds off the bench. Emmanuel Mudiay only added 10 points and eight rebounds for the team. Nikola Jokic had zero points in 30 minutes off the bench because he was taking another role, facilitating his other teammates with his nine rebounds and seven assists.

Rookie De'Aaron Fox lead the Kings

For the Kings, it was rookie De'Aaron Fox who led them with his 18 points, five rebounds, and a steal. Fox did not fail his team which selected him last Sumer. He was the No. 5 pick in the 2017 NBA draft. In all of his five games for the Kings, he averages 14 points, five rebounds, five assists.

Two other players who also contributed the double-digit score to the Kings were Zach Randolph and Skal Labissiere. Randolph had 11 points and nine rebounds while Labissiere had 13 points, four rebounds, and four assists off the bench.