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Denver @ Portland
Regular Season Records: Denver 1-1; Portland 1-1
What to Know
The Denver Nuggets have enjoyed the comforts of home their last two games, but now they must head out on the road. They will face off against the Portland Trail Blazers in a playoff game at Moda Center at the Rose Quarter at 10:30 p.m. ET on Thursday. Denver might not be the betting favorite, but it's doubtful the players in their locker room care too much about that.
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Portland is out to make up for these teams' matchup on Monday. The Nuggets took down Rip City 128-109. Denver's centerwas one of the most active players for the squad, picking up 38 points and five assists in addition to eight rebounds.
Denver's win lifted them to 1-1 while Portland's defeat dropped them down to 1-1. We'll see if Denver can repeat their recent success or if Portland bounces back and reverse their fortune.
How To Watch
- When: Thursday at 10:30 p.m. ET
- Where: Moda Center at the Rose Quarter -- Portland, Oregon
- TV: NBATV
- Ticket Cost: $95.00
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The Trail Blazers are a 3.5-point favorite against the Nuggets, according to the latest.
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The oddsmakers were right in line with the betting community on this one, as the game opened as a 3.5-point spread, and stayed right there.
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Denver have won 17 out of their last 32 games against Portland.
- May 24, 2021 - Denver 128 vs. Portland 109
- May 22, 2021 - Portland 123 vs. Denver 109
- May 16, 2021 - Portland 132 vs. Denver 116
- Apr 21, 2021 - Denver 106 vs. Portland 105
- Feb 23, 2021 - Denver 111 vs. Portland 106
- Aug 06, 2020 - Portland 125 vs. Denver 115
- Feb 04, 2020 - Denver 127 vs. Portland 99
- Dec 12, 2019 - Denver 114 vs. Portland 99
- Oct 23, 2019 - Denver 108 vs. Portland 100
- May 12, 2019 - Portland 100 vs. Denver 96
- May 09, 2019 - Portland 119 vs. Denver 108
- May 07, 2019 - Denver 124 vs. Portland 98
- May 05, 2019 - Denver 116 vs. Portland 112
- May 03, 2019 - Portland 140 vs. Denver 137
- May 01, 2019 - Portland 97 vs. Denver 90
- Apr 29, 2019 - Denver 121 vs. Portland 113
- Apr 07, 2019 - Portland 115 vs. Denver 108
- Apr 05, 2019 - Denver 119 vs. Portland 110
- Jan 13, 2019 - Denver 116 vs. Portland 113
- Nov 30, 2018 - Denver 113 vs. Portland 112
- Apr 09, 2018 - Denver 88 vs. Portland 82
- Jan 22, 2018 - Denver 104 vs. Portland 101
- Dec 22, 2017 - Denver 102 vs. Portland 85
- Nov 13, 2017 - Portland 99 vs. Denver 82
- Mar 28, 2017 - Portland 122 vs. Denver 113
- Dec 15, 2016 - Denver 132 vs. Portland 120
- Nov 13, 2016 - Portland 112 vs. Denver 105
- Oct 29, 2016 - Portland 115 vs. Denver 113
- Apr 13, 2016 - Portland 107 vs. Denver 99
- Jan 03, 2016 - Portland 112 vs. Denver 106
- Dec 30, 2015 - Portland 110 vs. Denver 103
- Nov 09, 2015 - Denver 108 vs. Portland 104
Injury Report for Portland
- Zach Collins: Out (Ankle)
Injury Report for Denver
- Will Barton: Out (Hamstring)
- PJ Dozier: Out (Groin)
- Jamal Murray: Out for the Season (Knee)
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We know losing a starting QB is hard to overcome but these guys are indispensable as wellWhich players can teams least afford to lose due to injury in 2021? Discounting losing a quarterback, considering that's the one position almost always guaranteed to devastate a season, here's our take on all 32 teams' most important non-QBs: