Week Ahead: Blazers, Brooklyn on deck for Nuggets
Tough tests continue for Denver as playoff contenders visit Pepsi Center
As the Denver Nuggets fight to stay afloat in the Western Conference, their challenge doesn’t get any easier in the final week of February.
The Nuggets will face the Portland Trail Blazers at Pepsi Center on Tuesday and bookend the week in Portland on Saturday. In between, they will take on the resurgent Brooklyn Nets at home Thursday.
The Blazers have the fourth-best record in the West, while Brooklyn has risen to sixth in the East on the strength of a 16-7 record since Jan. 1.
Here’s a quick look at each opponent: