Nuggets vs Clippers: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch and all the pre-buzz around second round of NBA Playoffs

The Nuggets will be going against a well-rested Clippers. That has to be the first advantage for Kawhi and his men. But they will be wary of Jamal Murray who's hit a purple patch


                            Nuggets vs Clippers: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch and all the pre-buzz around second round of NBA Playoffs
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The Denver Nuggets progressed to the second round of the NBA Playoffs on Tuesday, September 1 after a hard-fought win against the Utah Jazz. The 80-78 scoreline was ample proof of defense from both teams and despite all the epic moments Donovan Mitchell and Jamal Murray provided, there was just one winner and it was the Nuggets. They will now face a stiffer challenge from the Los Angeles Clippers, who pipped the Dallas Mavericks to make it through.

Here's a quick primer ahead of the second-round matchup

Time

Game 1 is scheduled is to start at 9 pm ET on September 3, 2020.

Venue

Both teams will meet at the AdventHealth Arena, Orlando, Florida. 

Where to watch?

Fans can watch the game live on TNT.

How to live stream?

NBA TV is the easiest and most preferred option. YouTube TV is the second most looked at as it provides access to ESPN, TNT, ABC, and NBA TV as well as a good amount of regional sports networks including those linked to Fox and NBC. Priced at $64.99, it comes across as a complete package. Other options include Sling TV and fuboTV that can be availed at reasonable prices.

Pre-game buzz

The Nuggets will be going against a well-rested Clippers. That has to be the first advantage for Kawhi Leonard and his men. But they will be wary of Jamal Murray who's hit a purple patch. The Clippers haven't really hit their stride as they look at striking a sense of consistency.

Murray will have a tough challenge against a defensive side and Tuesday's game saw him being held to 17 points in what as a purely defensive scrimmage. Nuggets fans will be hoping for him to deliver the goods again. Meanwhile, Paul George will be hoping to make things right for the Clippers. After citing mental fatigue as one of his reasons, he will be looking forward to the Nuggets challenge and a better performance from him will be something the Clippers won't mind at all.

Who will win?

For now, it does look like the Clippers. Their superior defense will cause problems for Denver. But then, it has been an unpredictable tournament and Nuggets have the just do it mindset. So we'll backing the Nuggets for this one. 

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