Playoffs 2020

Denver Nuggets vs. LA Clippers Game 7: Live score, updates, news, stats and highlights

The Denver Nuggets are into the Western Conference Finals!!!

Jamal Murray exploded for 40 points, while Nikola Jokic recorded a monster triple-double of 16 points, 22 rebounds, and 13 assists as they pulled off another comeback to cruise to a 104-89 win over the Clippers.

The Nuggets become the first team ever in NBA history to come back from 3-1 down twice in the same post-season are now 6-0 in elimination games.

If you missed any of the action we had you covered with live updates, highlights and more from the series finale.

FINAL: Denver Nuggets 104, LA Clippers 89

BOX SCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY

- The Nuggets held the Clippers to just 33 points in the second half as they secure their passage to the Western Conference Finals, behind big nights from Murray and Jokic.

- Kawhi Leonard and Paul George struggled shooting the ball in Game 7, combining to go 10-of-38 from the field, going scoreless in the fourth qaurter.

- JAMAL MURRAY. BANG!!!!

He knocks down his sixth triple of the night, fading away over the outstretched hand of Kawhi. Nuggets have their biggest lead of the game 100-80 with 2:10 to go!!

- JaMychal Green throws down the putback jam of Kawhi's miss for the Clippers' first field goal of the fourth quarter with 4:54 remaining. Nuggets lead 91-78.

- The Clippers are switching everything on defence as they try to slow down Murray cooking on the perimeter. Beverley immediately gets the steal and a block on back-to-back possessions as Jokic checks back into the game.

We've got a big finish coming up!

- Jamal Murray does it again. He knocks down another 3-pointer to give the Nuggets their biggest lead of the game 89-74!

The Nuggets have outscored the Clippers 35-18 in the second half.

End of third quarter: Nuggets 82, Clippers 74

- The Nuggets have turned a seven-point deficit into a six-point lead going into the fourth quarter of Game 7, with Jokic and Murray continuing to fill it up.

- It's been a tough shooting night for the Clippers' star duo of Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, who have combined for just 10-for-27 from the field through three quarters.

- Denver found their 3-point touch early in the third, as they take a 78-70 lead. Murray, Grant, Millsap and Harris have all knocked down triples, but it's been the play of Jokic inside that's opened up the perimeter.

He's already got a triple-double midway through the third, with 12 points, 19 rebounds, and 11 assists - the first ever Game 7 triple-double in three quarters.

- Jerami Grant's 3-pointer gives the Nuggets the 62-61 lead early in the third. He's got 10 points for the game. As a team Denver have shot just 7-of-23 from beyond the arc.

Half-time: Clippers 56, Nuggets 54

- After trailing by as many as 12 points in the period, the Nuggets cut the deficit to just two points at the break.

- Jamal Murray is taking advantage of the Clippers' defence double-teaming Jokic. He's scored 20 of his 25 points in the second quarter. Meanwhile, Jokic is doing a bit of everything with 10 points, 10 rebounds, and five assists at the half.

- Kawhi Leonard and Montrezl Harrell lead the Clippers with 12 points apiece.

Half-time team stats:

- The Clippers open up a double-digit lead late in the second quarter, with the Nuggets struggling to get going from the 3-point line. They're 4-of-16 from beyond the arc with 10 turnovers.

- Paul George and Ivica Zubac have picked up three fouls each midway through the second quarter. Something to keep an eye on as the game progresses.

- Jamal Murray's heating up in the second quarter, as the Nuggets continue to attack the Clippers defence in the pick-and-roll. He's up to 12 points on 50% shooting.

- Montrezl Harrel and Lou Williams combine early in the second quarter to give the Clippers the largest lead of the game so far, 36-27. The Clippers will need their bench duo to keep firing!

End of first quarter: Nuggets 24, Clippers 24

- We're all tied up at the end of the first quarter of Game 7 after a back-and-forth opening 12 minutes

- The Clippers shot just 9-of-22 from the field, but caught a break with the Nuggets turning the ball over 7 times

- Nikola Jokic has set the tone early for the Nuggets inside, with 8 points, 6 rebounds, and 4 assists in the first quarter. Marcus Morris leads the Clippers with 7 points.

- After the first time out of the game (6:38), the Clippers lead 11-8, with Marcus Morris getting five quick points.

- Patrick Beverley gets the first bucket of the game and we're underway in Game 7!

Pre-game

- Kawhi gets loose ahead of Game 1

- Starters for the Clippers: Patrick Beverley, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, Marcus Morris, and Ivica Zubac.

- Starters for the Nuggets: Jamal Murray, Garry Harris, Jerami Grant, Paul Millsap, and Nikola Jokic

- Get hyped Nuggets fans!

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