Taking the pulse of the Nuggets every weekend
Current record: 42-22
Last week: 4-0 (3-0 home, 1-0 road)
Current playoff seed: #5, 1.5 games behind #4 Memphis, 2 games behind #3 LA Clippers, and 7 games ahead of #6 Golden State
The Nuggets picked up a potentially important playoff tiebreaker by defeating the Clippers to take the season series 2-1. The team has won 8 in a row overall, and 13 straight home games. Danilo Gallinari appears fully recovered, averaging 18 points, 4.8 rebounds, and 5.2 assists over his last 3 games. Ty Lawson, named Western Conference player of the week at the start of last week, averaged 24 points and 7 assists in this week’s games. Corey Brewer continues to struggle on three point shots, making only one of eight attempts over the same timespan.
This week’s games: Monday at Phoenix, Wednesday vs Knicks, Friday vs Memphis