'I am extremely happy and proud of my guys, said Nuggets coach Michael Malone. It's the key adjustment that Portland will have to make moving forward if they are to have a chance at upending the Nuggets in this series. Denver had a four-point lead and possession for 24 full seconds.
Center Nikola Jokic once again became the man of the match, scoring 21 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists. Torrey Craig flew in from behind and blocked the Spurs' DeMar DeRozan on a drive to the basket.
However, the roar from the crowd was too loud.
The Nuggets held on after a weird sequence that saw the Spurs fail to foul in the game's final seconds, allowing Denver to run out the clock.
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Tonight's game is set to tip-off at 3am BST. That question is not easily answered, but the most simplistic way to explain it is that, to Jokic, basketball is just basketball.
But the Pepsi Center was roaring, and Aldridge didn't notice his head coach's urging.
That team went as far as the Western Conference Finals, where they eventually bowed down to the eventual champions, the Los Angeles Lakers in six games.
What Nikola Jokic has been able to accomplish in his first ever playoff series is truly remarkable.
Toronto beat Philadelphia in game one of their Eastern Conference semi-finals series, while the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics get their series underway early on Monday morning.
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Leonard's previous post-season high was 43, with San Antonio against the Memphis Grizzlies on April 22, 2017. The Spurs hit 10 of 19 shots in the fourth quarter.
Although he appeared focused on reaching the mark, the opposite was actually true.
After watching Jokic average 23.1 points, 12.1 rebounds and 9.1 assists per game in the series, Popovich was running out of ways to describe Jokic's rising star. "We were up 20 points with probably, like, 5 minutes left and I was already looking at the bench, trying to get them to take me out of the game".
Leonard matched his career-best scoring total for any game, set January 1 against Utah.
At the end of the day, this game should boil down to if the Nuggets' complimentary players show up.
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Philadelphia coach Brett Brown said Leonard is "leaps and bounds" ahead of the player he once coached as an assistant with San Antonio. "It's just really good stats".