The Denver Nuggets (35-16) showcased their mettle, overcoming a 14-point deficit to secure a 120-108 win against the Portland Trail Blazers (15-35).

Nikola Jokic’s 29 points, combined with Jamal Murray’s 21 points fueled the Nuggets’ comeback. The Serbian superstar also added eight rebounds and seven assists.

Denver’s home dominance continued, boasting a 21-4 record at Ball Arena. Despite a slow start and not taking the lead until the final moments of the third quarter, the Nuggets’ resilience shone through.

Deandre Ayton’s 27 points and Anfernee Simons’ 26 points provided a strong challenge for the Nuggets. The Blazers held a nine-point lead with just over four minutes remaining in the third quarter, but a pivotal 16-0 run by Denver shifted the momentum in their favor.