The Nuggets ended the game on a 15-0 run over the last 3:10 of the game to overcome their largest deficit of the night (11 points) and defeat the Timberwolves by a final score of 99-95. Nikola Jokic led the way for the Nuggets with 29 points (13-26 FG) and 14 rebounds, while Jamal Murray contributed 17 points (6-12 FG), 8 rebounds and 7 assists in the victory. Andrew Wiggins led the Timberwolves with 25 points (11-20 FG), to go with 5 rebounds and 4 assists, while Cameron Reynolds totaled a career-high 19 points (7-11 FG) and 6 rebounds in the losing effort. With the win, the Nuggets finish the regular season with a 54-28 record, while the Timberwolves finish their season at 36-46.
With the win, the Nuggets clinch the 2-seed in the Western Conference playoffs and will face the 7-seed San Antonio Spurs in the first round