Nuggets go cold from 3, eliminated from playoffs in Game 5 loss to Warriors

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, center, is defended by Golden State Warriors' Draymond...
Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, center, is defended by Golden State Warriors' Draymond Green, right, and Andrew Wiggins during the first half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in San Francisco, Wednesday, April 27, 2022. (AP Photo/Jed Jacobsohn)(Jed Jacobsohn | AP)
Published: Apr. 27, 2022 at 10:42 PM MDT
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SAN FRANCISCO (KKTV) - The Denver Nuggets were eliminated from the NBA playoffs following a 102-98 loss to the Golden State Warriors Wednesday in Game 5 of the opening round.

The Nuggets committed 15 turnovers and finished 6-29 on 3-pointers. Warriors guard Steph Curry scored 30 points, including a layup with 30 seconds to go to seal the game for Golden State.

Denver center Nikola Jokic finished with 30 points, 19 rebounds and 8 assists in a losing effort. Golden State wins the series 4-1 and will advance to face either (2) Memphis or (7) Minnesota in the next round.

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