Denver nuggets is still alive in the NBA play-offs after beat Los Angeles Clippers 111-105 in the fifth game of the series corresponding to the Western Conference Semifinals and sign the 3 to 2.
The Colorado franchise had the obligation and lived up to expectations after battling one of the great contenders for the title. In fact, they reached the last quarter seven points behind on the scoreboard, but with a partial of 38 to 25 they closed the victory.
The pair of stars that the Nuggets have between Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray it was key again. The Serbian pivot closed a double-double with 22 points and 14 rebounds. The Canadian, meanwhile, scored 26 units and distributed 8 assists.
Kawhi leonard returned to lead his own in the failed attempt to close the series. The former Toronto Raptors forward, with whom he was crowned champion last season, he was the top scorer of the game with 36, to which he added 9 rebounds.
The next game of the Conference Semifinals will be next Sunday, as always in the Orlando bubble. Denver will be looking for a feat, as it would be the first team to reverse two 3-1 losing series in NBA history.