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  • Nuggets tie series behind Nikola Jokic’s triple-double of playoffs

    The Nuggets have been good at bouncing back all season. Not even a four-overtime defeat could keep this team down. Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Nuggets evened their Western Conference semifinal series against the Trail Blazers at 2-2 with a 116-112 victory in Portland on Sunday. It was less than 48 hours after Portland's epic 140-137 quadruple-overtime victory to take a 2-1 lead in the...

    SFGate
  • NBA playoffs: Jokic leads Nuggets over Blazers as 76ers strike back against Raptors

    Denver take series opener against Portland 121-113Philadelphia level series with Toronto at 1-1Nikola Jokic scored 37 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood Damian Lillard’s 39-point game in a 121-113 win over the Trail Blazers in the opener of their second-round playoff series on Monday night. Lillard, who struck for 50 points, including a 37-footer at the buzzer to oust Oklahoma City in five games in the previous round, missed eight of 12 three-point attempts and Gary Harris blocked his three...

    the Guardian
  • Jokic’s 37 points leads Nuggets past Portland 121-113

    Nikola Jokic scored 37 points and the Denver Nuggets withstood Damian Lillard’s 39-point effort and Enes Kanter’s strong return to Portland’s lineup in a 121-113 win over the well-rested Trail Blazers in the opener of their second-round playoff series Monday night.

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