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From getting back in transition to the Anthony Davis matchup, the Nuggets have a lot to clean up in Game 2.

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The DNVR Nuggets crew previews the Nuggets-Lakers Western Conference Finals and give their series predictions.

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“We don’t skip steps” – Michael Malone “We don’t skip steps” – Tim Connelly “We don’t skip steps” – Nikola Jokic “We don’t skip steps” – Josh Kroenke, Jamal Murray, Paul Millsap, Gary Harris… Oh, and in case you were wondering… You probably get the point by now. Apparently the NBA’s new Cinderella Squad is vehemently against skipping. And steps.…...

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The Clippers came into their series against the Nuggets thinking they were going to walk all over Denver. But it was the Nuggets who were the more physical team.

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1. Lou Williams was a team-best +50 overall through the first 4 games of the series. Known as a microwave scorer but poor defender, the Clippers managed to hold a team-best 96.9 defensive rating (points allowed per 100 possessions) when Williams was on the court over those first 4 games. Over the course of the last two games, the Nuggets…...

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As the Nuggets force another Game 7, Nikola Jokic continues to cement his place among the NBA's elite by going toe-to-toe with Kawhi Leonard.

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Paul Millsap and Marcus Morris' dust-up lit a fire under the Nuggets in Game 5. Denver is done with the Clippers' trash talk and their bullying.

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The Nuggets have been down 3–1 before. But the Clippers are a different animal than the Jazz.

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1. The challenge Gary Harris has as the backside defender in the PnR. https://youtu.be/VAiBzaavvyU 2. The inconsistency of Michael Porter Jr. as the backside defender in the PnR. https://youtu.be/-ai7CY3mbqo 3. I love how Nikola Jokic splits his feet on the catch before making this beautiful spin move. https://youtu.be/3dFx9fF7GRg 4. The Nuggets are having a hard time opening up the paint…...

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“The observation of a phenomenon inevitably changes that phenomenon.” – the Observer Effect Theory Sorry, that song actually has nothing to do with anything. It just pops into my head every time I hear the word “phenomenon”. But let’s track back to Heisenberg, Schrödinger, Einstein, and a feline or two. In Particle Physics, the Observer Effect plays into things you’ve…

Patrick Beverley called out Nikola Jokic for "flailing" in Game 3, but his comments were evidence that the Clippers know they don't have an answer for Denver's big man.

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After the Denver Nuggets led wire-to-wire over the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals, the prevailing narrative was that they caught the Clippers sleeping. The latter is prone to let up games and hadn’t appeared to take Denver seriously all season. What a surprise it was to learn that Game 3, in which the Clippers…...

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Gary Harris had to wait until late in the Nuggets' first-round series to make his playoff debut. His patience has paid off.

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How do you earn the respect of your opponents and the national media? Responding to a blowout with a wire-to-wire win over consensus title contenders is a good start. The Denver Nuggets blitzed the Los Angeles Clippers in the first quarter, grabbing an early lead they wouldn’t relinquish and setting the tone for a 110-101 victory in Game 2. Sorry…...

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Jamal Murray struggled in Game 1 against the Clippers' active defense, but there's reason to believe he can flip the script in Game 2.

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