It's great that the Nuggets beat the Cavs and all, but Nate Lundy of 5280 Sports Network believes tonight's game against the Pacers is bigger.
There are plenty of reasons that factored into my opinion; however, the main reason is the difference between Denver and Portland's remaining schedule.
On Wednesday, the Nuggets got a huge win over the defending NBA champion Cavaliers. One familiar face on the team's bench wasn't around to see it however.
Cavs fan Stephan Sharp tapped out at 82. He wasn't the only one to try either. In fact, even the Cavaliers themselves showed the contest a little Love.
In Wednesday's victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers Faried, also known as "Manimal", was a driving point in upping the teams play which lead the Nuggets to a dominate 126-113 victory.
The Denver Nuggets managed to knock off the defending champion Cleveland Cavaliers in dominant fashion Wednesday night in front of a packed Pepsi Center crowd.
The Nuggets have the eighth seed in the west, which is exactly where Nate Lundy and Shawn Drotar of 5280 Sports Network want them to be.
“Everybody contributed” said coach Mike Malone after the Nuggets defeated the Cavaliers on Wednesday. Denver had seven players in double figures.
Spurred by a 73-point first half, Denver cruised to a 126-113 victory over LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and the Cleveland Cavaliers.
In Wednesday night's showdown against the defending champion Cavaliers, Jokic showed the game's best player what all the hype surrounding him is about.