Trail Blazers 115, Nuggets 108
April 7 at Portland
This was a rest game for the Nuggets as Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray and Paul Milsap all sat out. Gary Harris led six Nuggets in double-figures, but Portland was too much thanks to 30 points, six rebound and five assists by Damian Lillard. It was Portland's only win over the Nuggets during the regular season.
Nuggets 119. Trail Blazers 110
April 5 at Denver
Denver outscored Portland 35-23 in the fourth quarter to clinch its first Northwest Division title since 2012-13. Jokic finished with 22 points, 13 rebounds and nine assists and Milsap led the Nuggets in scoring with 25 points. CJ McCollum did not play for the Trail Blazers.
Denver 113, Trail Blazers 112
Nov. 30 at Portland
McCollum missed a shot at the final buzzer that would have given the Trail Blazers the victory. Harris led Denver in scoring with 27 points and Milsap scored 22 and had 10 rebounds. Harris credited Milsap as the difference in the game. "He said if we're gonna be a playoff team it's time to show everybody,” Harris said. "For him to open his mouth like that it shocked a lot of people.” McCollum led Portland with 33 points.