Perhaps the Denver Nuggets enjoyed going upstream. They like to follow from match-to-match to the entire Playoffs series. The Denver Nuggets, despite being much lower than the LA Clippers, completed a 3-1 comeback, winning 3 consecutive matches to officially register their name in the NBA Domain Finals.
In-Game 7 just ended, Denver beat the Clippers with a score of 104-89. They have the farthest difference of up to 20 points, although, in the first half of the match, LA was at times leading 12 points.
The Nuggets love to go upstream
Looking back on statistics, the Nuggets love to go upstream, which they have been doing during the entire Playoffs season so far through two basketball games against the Utah Jazz and the LA Clippers.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, the Denver Nuggets became the first team in history to have a 3-1 comeback in a single Playoff season. There have been some teams that have won backward in the past after falling 3-1, most notably the Cleveland Cavaliers series of a successful comeback against the Golden State Warriors at NBA Finals 2016.
Besides, the other teams that went upstream 3-1, but no team that won the two series were 3-1 ahead in the same Playoffs season as the Denver Nuggets. In the first round, the Denver Nuggets took a 4-3 win over Utah Jazz after Game 7 choking, completing its first 3-1 comeback.
At the end of the Western semi finals series, Jokic and his team mates were 3-1 ahead of the LA Clippers after 4 matches. But in the next 3 matches, they all won to fix the score of the series 4-3, consistently entering the western final.
Talking more about the Denver Nuggets’ comeback hobby, in 3 matches to play in the mind of chasing, they were led by LA Clippers with a minimum difference of 10 points. Even in Game 5 and 6, the distance LA created was 19 and 17 points, respectively.
But then this year’s Playoffs “king of the comeback” did what they do best, which is to eliminate the gap that the opponent makes and win the game. Now, the Denver Nuggets will have 2 more days of rest after a series of tiring matches.
On September 19, they will face the Los Angeles Lakers in the western final series, promising an extremely attractive competition.