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Nuggets pull away late to take 2-0 series lead over Timberwolves

The Denver Nuggets have taken a 2-0 lead in their first-round series against the Minnesota Timberwolves with a 122-113 win. The Nuggets saw a 21-point lead chipped away by the Timberwolves, who scored 40 points in the third quarter to take a two-point lead into the fourth. However, Denver regained momentum and went on an 8-0 run, with Michael Porter Jr. scoring all eight points. Despite a brief comeback attempt by Minnesota, the Nuggets held on to win. Jamal Murray led the way for the Nuggets with 40 points, while Nikola Jokic added 27 points, nine rebounds, and six assists. Karl-Anthony Towns had a disappointing night for Minnesota, scoring just 10 points on 3-for-12 shooting. The series now moves to Minnesota for the next two games.

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