Champions Nuggets take on Minnesota and tie series with Wolves

The Denver Nuggets, current NBA champions, recovered from two losses at home and tied their conference semifinal against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

It wasn’t going to be so easy to finish off the current champion of the NBAthe MVP team, as it seemed in the first two games of the series.

The Denver Nuggets This Sunday they won the second away game against the Minnesota Timberwolves (107-115), regaining home field advantage in this Western Conference semifinal series.

An incredible triple Jamal Murrayat the half-time horn and from beyond the center line, a ball that the Timberwolves had given him in desperate search for a basket, was the coup d’état that Minnesota could not overcome.

The Nuggets were 15 points ahead at the locker rooma cushion that they would maintain for the rest of the game.

Nikola Jokic He was the best on his team with 35 points, 7 rebounds and 7 assists, fantastic numbers for the MVP who was very well surrounded: Aaron Gordon He scored 27 points (in addition to 6 rebounds and 7 assists) with a spectacular 11 of 12 shooting from the field.

Murray, the author of the heroic triple, finished with 19 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds.

Anthony Edwards He wanted to redeem himself from the last game and carried his team on his back. He scored 44 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and distributed 5 assists, but it was insufficient despite the fact that Karl-Anthony Towns signed a double-double (13 points and 12 rebounds), just like Rudy Gobert (11 points and 14 rebounds).

Only five teams in history have lifted a tie after losing the first two games at home. Denver wants to be sixth.

Nuggets and Timberwolves will play Game 5 of the NBA series on Tuesday in Colorado.

 
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