Denver Nuggets Ready To Battle Northwest Division Foe Utah Jazz In First Round Of 2020 Playoffs

The Denver Nuggets will certainly take on the Utah Jazz in the Western Conference quarterfinals. This will be the 5th time the Nuggets and also Jazz have fulfilled in the postseason. Denver swept Utah in the period series.

Utah Jazz vs Denver Nuggets Playoff Schedule
Game 1: Monday, 11:30 a.m. (ESPN/Altitude)
Game 2: Wednesday, Aug. 19th, 2 p.m. (TNT/Altitude)
Game 3: Friday, Aug. 21, 2 p.m. (TNT/Altitude)
Game 4: Sunday, Aug. 23, 7 p.m. (TNT/Altitude)
Game 5: Tuesday, Aug. 25, TBD (Altitude) *
Game 6: Thursday, Aug. 27, TBD (ESPN/Altitude) *
Game 7: Saturday, Aug. 29, TBD (TNT/Altitude) ** If required

Projected Starting Lineup:

Utah Jazz Denver Nuggets
F– Royce O’Neale Paul Millsap
F– Joe Ingles Michael Porter Jr.
C– Rudy Gobert Nikola Jokic
G– Donovan Mitchell Torrey Craig
G– Mike Conley Jamal Murray

Key Injuries:
Utah Jazz Denver Nuggets
Bojan Bogdanovic– OUT (Wrist Surgery) Gary Harris– Day to Day (Right Hip Muscle Strain)
Will Barton– Day to Day (Right Knee Soreness)

 Regular Season Recap (3-0 Denver Nuggets)

January 30, 2020– Nuggets win 106-100 at Pepsi Center
The Denver Nuggets outscored the Utah Jazz by 11 points in the third quarter en course to the six-point win. Nikola Jokic scored 28 points with 10 assists and 4 rebounds. Michael Porter Jr. added 12 factors as well as 12 rebounds off the bench. Denver held Donovan Mitchell to a season-low four points on 1-12 shooting.

February 5, 2020– Nuggets beat Jazz 98-95 at Vivint Smart Arena
Nuggets head trainer Michael Malone stated this game was their finest win of the period. Denver only entered the game with 7 healthy and balanced gamers as a result of a four-team, 12-player bargain a day before the trading target date.

Nikola Jokic had 31 factors, 12 rebounds and also 10 helps. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Jokic is the 10th player with a 30-point, 20-rebound, 10-assist triple-double in NBA background. The Nuggets were down by as much as 15-points in the 3rd quarter, before taking place a 20-4 run. Jamal Murray included 31 points.

August 8, 2020– Nuggets resist Jazz 134-132 in Double-Overtime
The most recent conference was a double-overtime timeless inside the NBA bubble. The Nuggets were down by 18 factors in the video game before they outscored allure by 14 factors in the second-half.

This was the very first video game Jamal Murray played in the bubble and also he had 23 factors. Michael Porter Jr. had 23 factors as well as Jokic 30 factors, 11 rebounds and 7 aids.

Donovan Mitchell racked up 35 indicate lead the Jazz.

Denver Nuggets vs Utah Jazz Playoff History (Utah Jazz 3-1 in Playoff Series)
2010 Western Conference First Round– # 5 Utah Jazz beat # 4 Denver Nuggets 4-2
Enjoyable truth: Current Nugget Paul Millsap spent his very first his very first 7 periods of his occupation with allure.1994 Western Conference Semifinals– # 5 Utah Jazz beat # 8 Denver Nuggets 4-3
1985 Western Conference Semifinals– # 2 Denver Nuggets beat # 6 Utah Jazz 4-1
1984 Western Conference First Round– # 2 Utah Jazz defeated # 7 Denver Nuggets 3-2

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