Denver Nuggets clinch 2021 playoff spot
May 3, 2021, 9:00 PM
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The Denver Nuggets are playoff bound for the third straight season.
We begin tonight's game coverage with a special announcement:
— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) May 4, 2021
The Nuggets clinched a playoff berth after the Portland Trail Blazers’ lost to the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night.
Three-time All-Star Nikola Jokic is averaging career-highs with 26.2 points on 56.8 percent shooting (41.2 percent from three), 10.9 rebounds and 8.5 assists per game.
Last season the Nuggets become the first team in NBA history to come back twice from 3-1 series deficits in the same playoffs.