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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets game 2 preview

Published May 5, 2024 at 6:25 PM

Monday night is heating up as the Minnesota Timberwolves look to extend their playoff winning streak to six by grabbing a 2-0 lead against the Denver Nuggets. Fresh off their thrilling Game 1 victory, the Timberwolves are riding a wave of momentum. Anthony Edwards was nothing short of spectacular, dropping a massive 43 points and snagging seven boards. Supporting him were Mike Conley and Rudy Gobert, both clocking in double-doubles, while Karl-Anthony Towns added a cool 20 points. Overall, the Timberwolves shot an impressive 52.4 percent from the field.

On the flip side, the Nuggets are feeling the pressure after putting up less than 100 points in their opening loss. Nikola Jokic did his best with a 32-point effort, adding eight rebounds and nine assists, but it wasn't enough. Michael Porter Jr. contributed 20 points, but as a team, the Nuggets only managed a 46.7 percent shooting performance.

Looking ahead to Game 2, the Nuggets have the home-court advantage and a healthy lineup, but they'll need to find an answer to Minnesota's dynamic play. The Timberwolves have shown they can cover the spread and pull off upsets, especially as underdogs. With their sights set on a deep playoff run, Minnesota's game plan will likely revolve around maintaining their offensive firepower and tightening up on defense to stifle Denver's key players.

It's a critical matchup for both teams, but especially for the Nuggets, who must avoid falling into a 0-2 hole before the series shifts locations. Will the Timberwolves continue their postseason dominance, or will the Nuggets bounce back to even the series? Stay tuned as this playoff battle unfolds.

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Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Denver Nuggets game 2 preview

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