Damian Lillard scored 55 points and provided 10 assists but still ended up on the losing side at Ball Arena on Tuesday.
The Denver Nuggets levelled their first-round series against the Portland Trail Blazers after finally finding a way to slow Damian Lillard.
No center has won the MVP award since Shaquille O'Neal in 2000 but Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic again enhanced his chances to do so.
The Denver Nuggets blew a big lead over the Boston Celtics and Michael Malone had some advice for Nikola Jokic and his team-mates.
Jamal Murray was praised by Michael Malone after his 50-point performance for the Denver Nuggets.
Denver Nuggets coach Mike Malone is pleased Nikola Jokic is being more aggressive on the offensive end of the floor.
Jamal Murray starred for Denver Nuggets in their 114-106 win over Los Angeles Lakers but is disappointed his side trail 2-1 in the series.
Denver Nuggets lost Game 2 of the Western Conference finals to the Los Angeles Lakers on a buzzer-beater, but there were positives to take.
Amid criticism from Patrick Beverley, Nikola Jokic was backed by Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone.
The Denver Nuggets booked a Game 7 against the Utah Jazz after Jamal Murray scored 50 points for the second time in three games.