Home Sports Basketball The Nuggets escape elimination for the fifth time this postseason, force Game... SportsBasketball The Nuggets escape elimination for the fifth time this postseason, force Game 7 September 14, 2020 5 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Just a couple minutes into the third quarter on Sunday afternoon, it seemed like the Nuggets were done. They were down 19 to the Clippers- one of the teams that was always supposed to be in the upcoming Western Conference Finals against their crosstown rivals, the Lakers. The Nuggets were the darling of the first round, fighting back from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Jazz in Game 7 and prove that they were building something really special in Denver. But after falling behind 3-1 to the Clippers, the Nuggets were pretty much counted out. But no one told them that. Once again, Denver was near dead and clawed back, this time just days after they came back in Game 5. The Nuggets have been down, but never out. In fact, when they are facing elimination, they seem to feed on it. A June article in The Atlantic analyzed the effects near-death experiences, or NDEs have on the brain. To the person experiencing it, this doesn’t feel… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Celtics' Gordon Hayward questionable for Game 3 vs. Heat Pinched vs. prospering: Which NBA franchises are hurting financially? Five years after arriving in Miami, Goran Dragic is finally getting his shot Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo Wins Second M.V.P. Award Report: Brad Stevens held team meeting with Celtics leaders following locker room arguments Report: Celtics' Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown had 'heated confrontation' after Game 2 loss Could Gordon Hayward return for Celtics in Game 3 vs. Heat? Report: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins second consecutive MVP award Giannis Antetokounmpo wins second consecutive MVP Award Shams: Inside the Celtics’ heated locker room scene following Game 2 LeBron James: 'Respect level is out of this world' for Nuggets after comeback against Clippers For Nuggets guard Gary Harris, defensive wizardry runs in the family LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.