Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Ding-Dong, the 'Dubs are Dead!
(Boulder-CO) The Denver Nuggets are in the playoffs! The Golden State Warriors lost last night to the Phoenix Suns, 122-116, and ensured Denver's place as the eighth seed in the Western Conference. The Nuggets do still own the tie-breaker with Dallas and only trail the Mavericks by a single game with one game remaining for each team meaning that if Denver wins (they play the Grizzlies tomorrow night) and Dallas loses (they play the Hornets tomorrow night) then Denver would actually finish with the seventh seed and Dallas with the eighth via the same regular season record (50-32).
Honestly, the only team I don't want to see the Nuggets matched-up with is the Spurs. For some reason, those guys just seem to have the Nuggets' number. But, interestingly enough, if the Mavericks lose to the Hornets on Wednesday and the Nuggets do beat Memphis then Denver would face the Hornets in the 2-7 match-up (a more favorable series for Denver in my opinion) instead of the more probable 1-8 match-up with the Lakers.
But for now, Nuggets Nation, the Nuggets are playoff bound and that's all that matters.