NBA Basketball

Denver Nuggets (34-18)


Thu. 5/13 Fri. 5/14 Sun. 5/16
@ Min 
W 114-103
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@ Det 
W 104-91
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Preview

Blazers look to lock down playoff spot vs. Nuggets

The Portland Trail Blazers aim to clinch a Western Conference playoff spot on Sunday night when they host the Denver Nuggets.

The Trail Blazers (41-30) will land a coveted top-six position with a victory or if the Los Angeles Lakers (41-30) lose to the New Orleans Pelicans.

Portland holds the tiebreaker by taking two of the three regular-season meetings from Los Angeles.

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Leaders
Points: Nikola Jokic26.4
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic10.9
Assists: Nikola Jokic8.4
FG%: Nikola Jokic56.7%
Steals: Jamal Murray1.33
Blocks: JaVale McGee1.16
Defense (Rank)
Points: 109.8 (9)
Rebounds: 41.1 (2)
Assists: 25.9 (23)
FG%: 46.8% (17)
FT%: 77.2% (8)
3P%: 36.2% (11)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 115.0 (8)
Rebounds: 44.6 (12)
Assists: 26.9 (4)
FG%: 48.5% (4)
FT%: 80.2% (7)
3P%: 37.6% (9)
Standings
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Utah 51 20 .718 --
x-Denver 47 24 .662 4.0
Portland 41 30 .577 10.0
Minnesota 22 49 .310 29.0
Oklahoma City 21 50 .296 30.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/30/2021 Austin Rivers Signed for the Rest of the Season
4/20/2021 Austin Rivers Signed to 10-Day Contract
4/9/2021 Shaquille Harrison Signed as Free Agent Two-way contract
4/9/2021 Greg Whittington Waived
4/8/2021 Gary Clark Waived
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Injuries
Date Player Status
4/24/2021 Will Barton Strained right hamstring
4/13/2021 Jamal Murray Left knee
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