Denver Mayor Michael Hancock Upset He Wasn’t Able To Watch Nuggets Playoff Game Due To Dispute

The Denver Nuggets held onto to beat the Portland Trail Blazers in a 120-115 thriller in Game 3 of the First Round of the NBA Playoffs. Several Nuggets followers weren’t able to see the video game, and also one die-hard fan went to Twitter to articulate his stress around the 4th quarter of the competition.

” Searched anywhere fir (sic) the game! Unreasonable to followers, and the gamers that we can’t see the @nuggets in game 3 of round one of @NBA playoffs! Something has to give in this three year standoff. #Showthedamngame,” Denver Mayor Michael Hancock tweeted.

Hancock wasn’t alone.

Numerous Nuggets fans in Colorado weren’t able to enjoy the video game as a result of an ongoing television disagreement between Altitude Sports and also Entertainment, Comcast and also DISH Network. The regional sporting activities channel’s standoff with Comcast and also DISH started in 2019 when the separate events couldn’t involve a contract in contract revival talks.

With the game transmitted nationally on NBA TV, fans whose cable carriers were Comcast as well as DISH were not able to watch the game.

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets hands off to Austin Rivers as Robert Covington of the Portland Trail Blazers defends at the Moda Center on May 27, 2021.

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets hands off to Austin Rivers as Robert Covington of the Portland Trail Blazers protects at the Moda Center on May 27, 2021.” Per organization guidelines, all national broadcasts generated by either ESPN or TNT are lugged side-by-side with Altitude broadcasts, “said Matt Hutchings, COO of KSE.” However, under those very same standards, NBA TV broadcasts are omitted in neighborhood markets.”

Altitude Sports would later on say in their release that they will “continue to see a resolution with both Comcast and also DISH Network to bring Altitude Sports.” Injured Nuggets star point guard Jamal Murray wishes followers will not need to miss out on another playoff game in the future tweeting, “We obtained ta locate a means to get our games almost everywhere.’

The Nuggets following game will be shown across the country on TNT with tip-off set up for 2 p.m. on Saturday afternoon. Nuggets train Michael Malone also claimed he would get in touch with Hancock to fill him in on what he missed in the Game 3 roadway win.

Facundo Campazzo of the Denver Nuggets drives on Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center on May 27, 2021.

Facundo Campazzo of the Denver Nuggets drives on Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers at the Moda Center on May 27, 2021.” Mayor Hancock and I have a fantastic relationship; we manage.” I’ll absolutely reach out to him as well as offer (Mayor Hancock) a recap,” Malone claimed after the game.

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