Portland 109, Denver 128

May 24, 2021

Opening Round - Denver wins 4-2

Pepsi Center (Denver, Colorado)

Attendance: 7,727

Officials: Ben Taylor, John Goble, Michael Smith, Gediminas Petraitis

Team Rebounds: Portland (4) Denver (10)

Technicals: Portland (1 (Bench)) Denver (0)

  1 2 3 4 Final
POR (42-30) 25 36 26 22 109
DEN (47-25) 31 42 28 27 128

Advanced Poss ORtg DRtg
POR 96 113.0 132.7
DEN 96 132.7 113.0

Four Factors eFG% TO% OR% FTR
POR .589 0.218 0.250 0.315
DEN .605 0.124 0.286 0.279

Portland Trail Blazers

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
23 Robert Covington Starter PF 37:09 1-3 1-2 0-0 1.0 0 1 1 1 3 2 2 4 3
0 Damian Lillard Starter PG 42:23 11-24 9-16 11-13 29.6 0 4 4 10 1 0 1 3 42
3 C.J. McCollum Starter SG 38:06 9-12 2-3 1-2 10.2 0 6 6 2 5 0 0 5 21
24 Norman Powell Starter SF 25:59 5-9 0-3 5-6 6.5 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 15
27 Jusuf Nurkic Starter C 24:35 2-8 1-2 2-2 9.0 4 9 13 1 6 0 1 1 7
00 Carmelo Anthony Bench PF 20:35 1-5 1-4 2-2 -2.2 1 1 2 0 5 0 0 2 5
11 Enes Kanter Bench C 17:32 1-3 0-0 2-2 4.0 1 4 5 0 2 0 1 1 4
2 Rondae Hollis-Jefferson Bench SG 03:36 1-1 0-0 0-1 2.4 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
10 Harry Giles Bench C 03:36 0-1 0-0 0-0 -1.0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 3 0
55 Derrick Jones Bench SF 05:27 1-2 0-0 0-0 0.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
18 T.J. Leaf Bench PF 03:36 1-2 0-0 0-0 1.5 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
9 Nassir Little Bench SF 03:36 1-2 1-2 0-0 0.5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
1 Anfernee Simons Bench SG 10:14 1-1 1-1 0-0 5.2 1 2 3 1 1 1 0 1 3
16 C.J. Elleby Bench PG 03:36 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
  Team                   4            
        240 35-73 16-33 23-28 94.8 10 30 44 15 27 3 7 21 109
          47.9% 48.5% 82.1%                    

Denver Nuggets

# Player Status Pos Min FGM-A 3PM-A FTM-A FIC Off Def Reb Ast PF STL BLK TO PTS
8 Austin Rivers Starter SG 20:14 3-5 2-3 1-2 4.2 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 1 9
50 Aaron Gordon Starter PF 28:29 4-9 2-2 3-6 9.8 1 5 6 2 2 0 0 0 13
7 Facundo Campazzo Starter PG 30:20 4-10 2-4 2-2 12.2 1 2 3 6 2 3 1 3 12
15 Nikola Jokic Starter C 31:18 15-20 2-4 6-6 27.0 3 5 8 5 5 1 0 4 38
1 Michael Porter, Jr. Starter SF 32:48 5-13 3-6 5-5 10.4 2 2 4 1 3 2 0 1 18
4 Paul Millsap Bench C 14:45 5-8 0-2 5-6 15.2 1 6 7 3 2 1 0 0 15
0 JaMychal Green Bench PF 19:44 2-6 0-2 0-0 1.0 2 0 2 2 3 0 0 1 4
8 Shaquille Harrison Bench SG 10:13 1-1 0-0 0-1 3.4 0 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 2
31 Vlatko Cancar Bench SF 02:43 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Monte Morris Bench PG 29:37 5-10 0-2 2-2 13.0 0 1 1 7 1 2 1 1 12
00 Markus Howard Bench SG 14:49 2-2 1-1 0-0 4.5 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 5
10 Bol Bol Bench C 02:17 0-0 0-0 0-0 0.8 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
22 Zeke Nnaji Bench PF 02:43 0-2 0-2 0-0 -1.0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0
  Team                   10         1  
        240 46-86 12-28 24-30 118.5 10 25 45 29 25 12 3 13 128
          53.5% 42.9% 80.0%                    

Portland Trail Blazers Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Damian Lillard
28.8p, 4.2r, 7.5a
C.J. McCollum
23.1p, 3.9r, 4.7a
Norman Powell
18.6p, 3.1r, 1.9a
Robert Covington
8.5p, 6.7r, 1.7a
Jusuf Nurkic
11.5p, 9r, 3.4a
Rotation  
 
Anfernee Simons
7.8p, 2.2r, 1.4a
 
 
Carmelo Anthony
13.4p, 3.1r, 1.5a
Enes Kanter
11.2p, 11r, 1.2a
Lim PT C.J. Elleby
2.3p, 1.1r, 0.3a
Rondae Hollis-Jefferson
2.5p, 2.4r, 1.2a
Derrick Jones
6.8p, 3.5r, 0.8a
T.J. Leaf
1.7p, 0.7r, 0.1a
Harry Giles
2.8p, 3.5r, 0.8a
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Nassir Little
4.6p, 2.7r, 0.5a
 
 
 
 

Denver Nuggets Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters Facundo Campazzo
6.1p, 2.1r, 3.6a
Austin Rivers
7.9p, 2.3r, 2.2a
Michael Porter, Jr.
19p, 7.3r, 1.1a
Aaron Gordon
12.4p, 5.7r, 3.2a
Nikola Jokic
26.4p, 10.8r, 8.3a
Rotation Monte Morris
10.2p, 2r, 3.2a
Markus Howard
2.8p, 0.6r, 0.5a
 
 
JaMychal Green
8.1p, 4.8r, 0.9a
Paul Millsap
9p, 4.7r, 1.8a
Rotation  
 
Shaquille Harrison
2.1p, 1.4r, 0.7a
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lim PT  
 
 
 
Vlatko Cancar
2.1p, 1.2r, 0.3a
Zeke Nnaji
3.2p, 1.5r, 0.2a
Bol Bol
2.2p, 0.8r, 0.2a

Portland Trail Blazers Leaders

MPG Damian Lillard 41.1
FG% Rondae Hollis-Jefferson 1.000
3P% Anfernee Simons .833
FT% Enes Kanter 1.000
ORPG Jusuf Nurkic 4.0
DRPG Jusuf Nurkic 8.5
RPG Jusuf Nurkic 12.5
SPG Robert Covington 1.0
APG Damian Lillard 11.5
BPG Robert Covington 1.5
PPG Damian Lillard 38.0

Denver Nuggets Leaders

MPG Michael Porter, Jr. 35.1
FG% Shaquille Harrison 1.000
3P% Aaron Gordon .667
FT% Monte Morris 1.000
ORPG Nikola Jokic 3.0
DRPG Nikola Jokic 9.0
RPG Nikola Jokic 12.0
SPG Facundo Campazzo 2.5
APG Monte Morris 6.0
BPG Austin Rivers 1.0
PPG Nikola Jokic 36.0

Today's Games

Denver Nuggets 128
Portland Trail Blazers 109

Milwaukee Bucks 132
Miami Heat 98

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