Paul Millsap's influential display as the Nuggets went up 3-2 up against the Trail Blazers drew praise from his coach.
Paul Millsap's influential display as the Denver Nuggets went 3-2 up against the Portland Trail Blazers drew praise from his coach.
"Someone broke it …": Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic was too strong for the Trail Blazers and then for an NBA microphone on Sunday.
"Someone broke it..." Big man Nikola Jokic was too strong for the Portland Trail Blazers and then for an NBA microphone on Sunday.
"I certainly didn’t approve of it," the Trail Blazers coach said after reviewing the play.
After playing the most minutes in an NBA playoff game in 66 years, Nuggets' Nikola Jokic tells critics, "I'm in really good shape."
After playing the most minutes in an NBA playoff game for 66 years, Nikola Jokic acknowledged he had always been "a little bit chubby".
Portland levelled the Western Conference semi-final series thanks to Wednesday's 97-90 victory over Denver.
The Trail Blazers entered halftime with a 15-point lead and held off a Denver run in the fourth quarter en route to a 97-90 win.
Nikola Jokic's decision-making is akin to that of NFL great Tom Brady, according to the 7-footer's Nuggets teammate Paul Millsap.