Jokic had four triple-doubles, including 33 points, 18 bounce back and 14 assists a four-overtime misfortune in Game 3 that saw the huge man play 65 minutes, the most playoff minutes in the shot clock era.
Next up for Portland (3) is a road trip to the Oracle Arena where they face Golden State Warriors (1) in game one of the seven game series.
After McCollum hit the game-winning shot, James took the opportunity to criticize those who have been relying on analytics to comment on how basketball games should be played. He is shooting 57.9 percent on 3-pointers.
"Those are the plays that get teams going, coming off a turnover and they get an easy one", he said. Rodney Hood was also key, putting up 24 points off the bench on 8 of 12 shooting. The Trail Blazers had not answer for him.
Formula One legend Niki Lauda dead, aged 70 He recalled "shaking with fear" as he changed into second gear on the first day of practice and thinking, "I can't drive". Lauda, who won three titles in 1975, 1977 and in 1984, has received two kidney transplants already in 1997 and 2005.
Eagles defensive end Chris Long announces retirement Long recorded 70 career sacks and 15 forced fumbles in 162 games over his 11 seasons, which included eight years with the St. Long spent the past two seasons with the Eagles and was a notable member of Philadelphia's 2018 Super Bowl-winning team.
"I thought I was aggressive", McCollum said. Dame has been telling me since Game 3: "'We gonna win in 7.' And he was right". The public betting for the contest has 58 percent going on the Nuggets as the home favorite.
The Nuggets raced to a 39-22 lead and Game 7 was beginning to look a lot like Game 5, when Denver blew out Portland by 26 points in this building.
"It was a tough game, we had our chances", Jokic said. "He was upset because he thinks he didn't do enough for us to win tonight".
As rewarding as it was to see his guys manage the pressure of Sunday's game - the same pressure that chewed up the young and higher-seeded Nuggets during their second-half meltdown - the Blazers realize the challenge that awaits in the two-time defending champs.
Rodney Hood, whom Nuggets coach Michael Malone said he was most anxious about heading into Game 7, injured his left knee in the third quarter and left the game. Lillard and McCollum have combined to score 51.9 points per game this series, but haven't shot the ball particularly well.
Even setting a date for his inauguration took weeks of negotiations, with Zelensky exasperatedly calling lawmakers "petty crooks". Some critics claimed his run was backed by controversial Ukrainian oligarch Igor Kolomoysky, whose channel broadcasts his shows.
However, they did recently talk about a "radical shift", and that is definitely evident in the first trailer for season 3 . Some have predicted a mass exodus of HBO subscribers now that Game of Thrones is finito .
That strain is particularly acute in the Rio Grande Valley, which has more unauthorized border crossings than any other region. Two children, Jakelin Caal Maquín, age 7, and Felipe Gomez Alonzo, age 8, died of infection in December .
On the other side of the coin, most people were mostly pleased with the outcome of another strong female character, Sansa Stark . He was even written out of the series for an entire season before returning, hard to recognize after a serious bout of puberty.
In Baghdad, Iraq's military said a Katyusha rocket fell in the middle of the Green Zone without causing any losses. FILE - Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sits for an interview with Reuters in New York, Apr. 24, 2019.
Across all HBO platforms - meaning linear, HBO Go, and HBO Now - " The Iron Throne " was watched by 19.3 million people. Game of Thrones has come to an end, and with it, so has Kotaku Splitscreen's very special run of bonus recaps.
Madonna performs during a guest appearance at the Grand Final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv , May 19, 2019. The Netherlands is expected to host the 2020 competition after winning for the first time in 44 years.
Last year, Huawei sold almost half of its production of 208 million smart phones overseas and the rest in China. This will impact security updates as well as Google ecosystem apps such as Gmail, Google Maps and Chrome.
Trump defended his aggressive Iran policy, claiming his expanding pressure campaign will work to force Tehran into direct talks. At a meeting in Beijing, Zarif said, "So far the worldwide community has mostly released statements rather than taking action".
Transgender woman Muhlaysia Booker , who was violently beaten by a mob in Dallas , Texas last month, has been shot dead. Police responded to a report of a shooting in the 7200 block of Valley Glen Drive at around 6:40 a.m.
Ric Flair's Surgery Said To Have Been Successful
The 16-time world champion was supposed to have surgery last Friday, but it was postponed until Monday because of "complications". Flair has been candid about his health and his past struggles with alcoholism. 'I'm not going to point my finger at anybody else.
Florida governor protests 'dumping' of migrants
Do you think they could have any influence here? The Miami Herald and Sun Sentinel reported late Friday afternoon that U.S. DeSantis made it clear that no migrants have been released in Florida and doesn't agree with the plan.
Sweden begins tug of war with USA to charge Assange
Assange's relationship with his hosts collapsed after Ecuador accused him of leaking information about Moreno's personal life. Assange has denied wrongdoing, asserting that the allegations were politically motivated and that the sex was consensual.
Mnuchin rejects subpoena for Trump's tax returns
There's no negotiation here", said Steve Rosenthal, an expert at the Tax Policy Center, a non-partisan think-tank. A top House Democrat said he expects to take the administration to court as early as next week over the matter.
Your older Samsung watch may now have new features
With some of the flagship phones out of the way, Samsung is now focusing on bringing the new One UI to its smart wearables. The Samsung Health app now offers Daily Activities screen right from the start to keep tabs on your progress.