This is the first time the Denver Nuggets will play in the Western Conference Finals since 2009.
It's official: the Denver Nuggets will be facing off against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals. Game 1 against the Lakers takes place this Friday.
OUR HEARTS.— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) September 16, 2020
THEY ARE SO FULL🥰🥰 pic.twitter.com/ilI3qpWmCm
This is the first time the Nuggets will play in the conference finals since 2009, and they've never made the NBA Finals.
Last night's win was historic, with Denver becoming the first team in NBA history to come back from a 3-1 series deficit twice in the same postseason.
The Nuggets beat the Clippers 104-89.
The Clippers were heavily favored to win the series, so it's safe to say that folks were in complete shock by the final outcome. Here are a few of our favorite tweets that captured the shock, joy, and excitement of the historic game:
Can't lie, thought it was gonna be an All LA west Finals coming into the season. As a fan, haven't felt robbed like this since we were supposed to get the Cavs/ Lakers final in 09. 😑— 🏁 Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) September 16, 2020
The Clippers choked again. 🤦🏾♂️ They choked against Houston in 2015 and they choked tonight against the Denver Nuggets.— Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) September 16, 2020
The Clippers have died as a team right in front of us!!— George Karl (@CoachKarl22) September 16, 2020
Team beats talent every time.
Denver Nuggets twitter account collecting more receipts than the IRS pic.twitter.com/WoCN2SbDGr— Ben Evertz (Associate Producer) (@Mr_Evertz) September 16, 2020
Can the @nuggets get some R.E.S.P.E.C.T. NOW??— Rob Turner (@RobTurn88985104) September 16, 2020
Last night Senza threw a complete game which was definitely the biggest story in Denver spor—JK LOL THE NUGGETS BEAT THE CLIPPERS AGAIN AND CAME BACK FROM 3-1 AND THEY’RE GOING TO THE WESTERN CONFERENCE FINALS pic.twitter.com/an20aZpePc— Colorado Rockies (@Rockies) September 16, 2020
I know everyone will say this and that about the Clippers but how about just saying that the Nuggets played amazing team basketball and deserved to win #NBAPlayoffs— Nikola Vucevic (@NikolaVucevic) September 16, 2020
"All y'all better start giving this team some damn respect."— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) September 16, 2020
Jamal Murray calls out the media after Game 7. pic.twitter.com/GqOuFfJwYU
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