Denver, Miami Advances in NBA


Published on September 16 2020 6:26 am
Last Updated on September 16 2020 6:26 am

The Denver Nuggets beat the L.A. Clippers 104-89 in the deciding Game 7 of their playoff series Tuesday night to advance to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2009.

Jamal Murray led Denver with 40 points and Nikola Jokic had a triple-double. Denver became the first team in NBA history to rally from a 3-1 series twice in the same postseason, after doing it against the Utah Jazz in the first round. The Nuggets will face the L.A. Lakers in the conference finals.


NBA Draft Set For November 18

The coronavirus-delayed National Basketball Association draft will take place on November 18, according to an ESPN report.

The draft was originally scheduled for June and then delayed because of the pandemic until mid-October. But it has now been pushed back again to November. The Minnesota Timberwolves have the Number 1 pick after winning the lottery.


National Basketball Assocation

Tuesday, September 15 Scoreboard

Conference Semifinals

Denver 104, Los Angeles Clippers 89 -- Denver wins series 4-3 (West)

Conference Finals

Miami 117, Boston 114 (OT)  -- Miami Lead series 1-0 (East)


Thursday, September 17 Schedule (Time Central)

Miami at Boston, 6 p.m. (ESPN)

East finals -- Game 2


Women's National Basketball Association

Tuesday, September 15 Scoreboard

First Round Playoffs

Conn 94, Chicago 81 -- Conn wins single-elimination playoff

Phoenix 85, Washington 84 -- Phoenix wins single-elimination playoff