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Nuggets complete second straight 3-1 comeback with Game 7 obliteration of Clippers

The Denver Nuggets will not be denied. With a stunning Game 7 victory against the Los Angeles Clippers, Denver became the first team in NBA history to come back from consecutive 3-1 series deficits to advance.

Improbably, the Nuggets fielded the two best players in a Game 7 against Kawhi Leonard and Paul George. Nikola Jokic posted a monster triple-double, and Jamal Murray scored 40 points in Denver’s 104-89 win, securing a date with the Lakers in the Western Conference finals and spoiling the anticipated all-L.