Denver is his semi-final of the Western Conference in the NBA started with a home win against Portland. The Nuggets took the Monday night with a 121-113.
The Serbian Nikola Jokic was with 37 points (plus 9 rebounds and 6 assists) as so often this season, the strong man of the team from Colorado. Also Jamal Murray (23 pts) and Paul Millsap (19 pts) found a smooth way to the basket.
Damian Lillard, sterkhouder by the Trail Blazers with 39 points topschutter of the party but it wasn’t enough for the victory.
Wednesday night play Denver and Portland, respectively, second and third in the regular season after the Golden State, once again against each other in the Pepsi Center for the Nuggets.
In the semi-finals of the Eastern Conference won Philadelphia Monday night with 89-94 in Toronto. The Sixers took as revenge for the 108-95 defeat of two days earlier.
Jimmy Butler led his team with 30 points and 11 rebounds to the victory. Kawhi Leonard made 35 points for the Raptors.
Thursday night is the third duel on the program. Philadelphia may be for the first time in the home office. First four times to win, punch to the Conferencefinale against Milwaukee or Boston.