The Denver Nuggets survived a frantic finish to complete a comeback from a 3-1 postseason deficit on Tuesday night, getting a go-ahead hoop from Nikola Jokic with 27.8 seconds remaining for an 80-78 victory over the Utah Jazz in Game 7 of their Western Conference first-round series.
- Points: Donovan Mitchell – 22
- Assists: Mike Conley – 7
- Rebounds: Rudy Gobert – 18
- Points: Nikola Jokic – 30
- Assists: Monte Morris – 5
- Rebounds: Nikola Jokic – 14
Nuggets win series 4-3
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The 4-3 win vaults the third-seeded Nuggets, who had never previously rallied to win a series from down 3-1, into a second-round match-up with the second-seeded LA Clippers. Game 1 takes place in the early hours of Friday morning, live on Sky Sports.
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