Nuggets are the only team in NBA history to come back from down 3-1 to force a Game 7 in back-to-back series

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The Denver Nuggets defeated the Los Angeles Clippers in Game 6 (98-111) and forced a Game 7.

Denver came back from a 19-point deficit in the third quarter and outscored Los Angeles 35-64 in the second half to earn the victory and tie the series (3-3).

Moreover, the Nuggets now are the only team in NBA history to come back from down 3-1 to force a Game 7 in back-to-back series.

Game 7 is on Tuesday. The winner will go on to face the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals.

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