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Jameer Nelson
PPG RPG APG
9.2 2.6 5.1
Team: DenverHeight: 6-0 Born: 2/9/1982
Position: PGWeight: 190 Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania
College: St. Joseph'sDraft: 1st Round 20th pick by Nuggets (2004)


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Apr. 6 1:47 PM PT2:47 PM MT3:47 PM CT4:47 PM ET20:47 GMT4:47 1:47 PM MST3:47 PM EST0:47 UAE (+1)22:4716:47 ET3:47 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson will remain out Sunday when the Nuggets face the Thunder because of a strained right calf.
Analysis: Nelson returned from a two-game absence caused by the same injury to log 32 minutes in Wednesday's loss at Houston, but has since had to miss back-to-back games. Youngster Jamal Murray scored a career-high 30 starting in his place Friday.
Apr. 5 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET2:20 GMT10:20 7:20 PM MST9:20 PM EST6:20 UAE (+1)04:2022:20 ET9:20 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored eight points Wednesday, going 3 of 9 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets fell to the Houston Rockets 110-104. Nelson grabbed two rebounds and had five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -1 in his 32:20 on the floor. Nelson went 2 of 6 from 3-point range.
Apr. 2 7:28 AM PT8:28 AM MT9:28 AM CT10:28 AM ET14:28 GMT22:28 7:28 AM MST9:28 AM EST18:28 UAE16:2810:28 ET9:28 AM CTNaN:� - Nelson (strained right calf) is available to play Wednesday against the Rockets after missing the last two games.
Analysis: Nelson has totaled 35 points in his last two games and could play a big role Wednesday with Will Barton (foot) out again. Nelson's healthy return is important for a Nuggets team that's still hoping to sneak into the playoffs.
Mar. 31 4:42 PM PT5:42 PM MT6:42 PM CT7:42 PM ET23:42 GMT7:42 4:42 PM MST6:42 PM EST3:42 UAE (+1)01:4219:42 ET6:42 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson has gone to the locker room on Friday with a calf injury.
Analysis: Nelson, who was coming off a 23-point effort in his previous contest, won't return. His status moving forward is uncertain.
Mar. 31 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST4:40 UAE (+1)02:4020:40 ET7:40 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored 12 points Friday on 4-of-8 shooting as the Denver Nuggets fell to the Charlotte Hornets 122-114. Nelson grabbed one rebound and dished out nine assists, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 26:20 of playing time. He added one steal. Nelson went 4 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Nelson suffered a calf injury with 3:27 left in the third quarter and did not return. His status for Sunday's game against Miami is uncertain.
Mar. 29 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET4:12 GMT12:12 9:12 PM MST11:12 PM EST8:12 UAE06:120:12 ET11:12 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored 23 points Tuesday, going 8 of 11 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 122-113. Nelson pulled down three rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -1 in his 33:44 on the floor. Nelson went 4 of 7 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Nelson matched a season high in scoring while hitting four 3-pointers. We'll have to see more from him before we recommend picking him up.
Mar. 26 7:02 PM PT8:02 PM MT9:02 PM CT10:02 PM ET2:02 GMT10:02 7:02 PM MST9:02 PM EST6:02 UAE (+1)04:0222:02 ET9:02 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored four points Sunday on 2-of-7 shooting as the Denver Nuggets lost to the New Orleans Pelicans 115-90. Nelson grabbed five rebounds and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -7 in his 23:53 of playing time.
Mar. 24 6:19 PM PT7:19 PM MT8:19 PM CT9:19 PM ET1:19 GMT9:19 6:19 PM MST8:19 PM EST5:19 UAE (+1)02:1921:19 ET7:19 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored six points Friday, going 2 of 6 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Indiana Pacers 125-117. Nelson pulled down two rebounds and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 33:19 of playing time. He added one steal. Nelson went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
Mar. 20 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST7:04 UAE (+1)04:0423:04 ET9:04 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored five points Monday, going 2 of 9 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Houston Rockets 125-124. Nelson pulled down six rebounds and dished out four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -8 in his 31:05 of playing time. He added one steal. Nelson went 1 of 4 from behind the arc.
Mar. 18 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)04:3623:36 ET9:36 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored 15 points Saturday on 6-of-14 shooting as the Denver Nuggets fell to the Houston Rockets 109-105. Nelson grabbed seven rebounds and had 11 assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 39:26 of playing time. He added one steal. Nelson went 2 of 7 from 3-point range.
Analysis: The 35-year-old still has something left in the tank, as he registered 16 points and five assists in Thursday's win over the Clippers and continues to log heavy minutes. Coach Mike Malone obviously trusts Nelson, which should keep the veteran under fantasy consideration with the Nuggets fighting for a playoff berth.
Mar. 16 7:37 PM PT8:37 PM MT9:37 PM CT10:37 PM ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST6:37 UAE (+1)03:3722:37 ET8:37 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored 16 points Thursday, going 4 of 8 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Los Angeles Clippers 129-114. Nelson pulled down one rebound and had five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +23 in his 33:55 of playing time. He added two steals. Nelson went 3 of 4 from 3-point range.
Mar. 14 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET4:27 GMT12:27 9:27 PM MST11:27 PM EST8:27 UAE05:270:27 ET10:27 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored five points Monday, going 2 of 5 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 129-101. Nelson pulled down four rebounds and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of +10 in his 28:33 on the floor. He added one block and one steal. Nelson went 1 of 4 from 3-point range.
Mar. 13 5:09 PM PT6:09 PM MT7:09 PM CT8:09 PM ET0:09 GMT8:09 5:09 PM MST7:09 PM EST4:09 UAE (+1)01:0920:09 ET6:09 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson is dealing with a strained right hip flexor but will play Monday night against the Lakers.
Analysis: The 35-year-old has regularly been receiving 30-plus minutes per game of late, but his playing time could be reduced by the injury. Rookie Jamal Murray would likely benefit most from that scenario.
Mar. 12 10:53 PM PT11:53 PM MT12:53 AM CT1:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:531:53 ET11:53 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored eight points Saturday on 3-of-8 shooting as the Denver Nuggets topped the Sacramento Kings 105-92. Nelson grabbed two rebounds and had four assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +4 in his 33:28 of playing time. He added one block. Nelson went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Mar. 10 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST7:57 UAE (+1)04:5722:57 ET9:57 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored eight points Friday, going 4 of 9 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets topped the Boston Celtics 119-99. Nelson grabbed five rebounds and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 30:42 of playing time. He added one steal.
Mar. 8 7:50 PM PT8:50 PM MT9:50 PM CT10:50 PM ET3:50 GMT11:50 8:50 PM MST10:50 PM EST7:50 UAE (+1)04:5022:50 ET9:50 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored five points Wednesday on 2-of-6 shooting as the Denver Nuggets fell to the Washington Wizards 123-113. Nelson pulled down three rebounds and dished out six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -14 in his 23:56 of playing time.
Mar. 7 9:07 PM PT10:07 PM MT11:07 PM CT12:07 AM ET5:07 GMT13:07 10:07 PM MST12:07 AM EST9:07 UAE06:070:07 ET11:07 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored six points Monday, going 3 of 5 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Sacramento Kings 108-96. Nelson grabbed one rebound and dished out six assists, tallying a plus-minus of +14 in his 30:07 on the floor. He added one steal.
Mar. 1 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET18:31 GMT2:31 11:31 AM MST1:31 PM EST22:31 UAE19:3113:31 ET12:31 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson will return Saturday against Charlotte after sitting out Wednesday's win in Milwaukee due to food poisoning.
Analysis: Nelson, the Nuggets' starting point guard, is averaging 13.9 points, 6.9 assists and 4 rebounds over his last eight games. He's hit 20 of 38 from 3-point range over that span.
Feb. 28 6:59 PM PT7:59 PM MT8:59 PM CT9:59 PM ET2:59 GMT10:59 7:59 PM MST9:59 PM EST6:59 UAE (+1)03:5921:59 ET8:59 PM CTNaN:� - Jameer Nelson scored 12 points Tuesday, going 5 of 6 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Chicago Bulls 125-107. Nelson grabbed two rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +16 in his 30:04 on the floor. Nelson went 2 of 3 from behind the arc.
Feb. 15 8:06 PM PT9:06 PM MT10:06 PM CT11:06 PM ET4:06 GMT12:06 9:06 PM MST11:06 PM EST8:06 UAE05:0623:06 ET10:06 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson had 16 points and 11 assists Wednesday.
Analysis: He's averaged 16.8 points and 9.5 assists in the last four games.
Feb. 14 6:12 AM PT7:12 AM MT8:12 AM CT9:12 AM ET14:12 GMT22:12 7:12 AM MST9:12 AM EST18:12 UAE15:129:12 ET8:12 AM CTNaN:� - Nelson had 23 points as the Nuggets tied an NBA record with 24 3-pointers while shocking the Warriors 132-110 on Monday night.
Analysis: Nelson is 11 for 18 from 3-point range over his last three games. Keep an eye on him over the next week prior to the deadline, as Denver could move him.
Feb. 10 6:04 PM PT7:04 PM MT8:04 PM CT9:04 PM ET2:04 GMT10:04 7:04 PM MST9:04 PM EST6:04 UAE (+1)03:0421:04 ET8:04 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson broke out of a major slump Friday with 16 points, 12 assists and four rebounds against the Knicks. He shot 6 of 10 overall and 4 of 6 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Nelson totaled 31 points in the previous six games on 27.3 percent shooting.
Jan. 29 6:46 AM PT7:46 AM MT8:46 AM CT9:46 AM ET14:46 GMT22:46 7:46 AM MST9:46 AM EST18:46 UAE15:469:46 ET8:46 AM CTNaN:� - Nelson had 17 points and six assists Saturday against the Suns.
Analysis: Nelson has started the last four games for Denver and is averaging 15.7 points and 7.3 assists over the past three contests.
Jan. 1 10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 AM MST1:15 PM EST22:15 UAE19:1513:15 ET12:15 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson is available for Monday's game at Golden State despite an abdominal strain.
Analysis: The 34-year-old has yet to miss a game this season, though there's a chance he could be held out Tuesday against Sacramento in the second of a back-to-back.
Nov. 27 2:55 PM PT3:55 PM MT4:55 PM CT5:55 PM ET22:55 GMT6:55 3:55 PM MST5:55 PM EST2:55 UAE (+1)23:5517:55 ET4:55 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson had 21 points Sunday in his second straight start.
Analysis: Nelson also scored 21 on Friday and added 13 assists. He's shot 16 for 29 overall and 7 of 14 from 3-point range over those two outings.
Nov. 25 8:21 PM PT9:21 PM MT10:21 PM CT11:21 PM ET4:21 GMT12:21 9:21 PM MST11:21 PM EST8:21 UAE05:2123:21 ET10:21 PM CTNaN:� - Nelson had 21 points and 13 assists Friday.
Analysis: This is his first double-double of the season.

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