For some reason, mainly my stupidity, I didn’t realize the Clippers were only half a game behind their home-court mates, the Lakers. After last night’s loss to Chris Paul and Company, the Nuggets fell back to the No. 7 seed out West, but remain two losses (28 to 30) ahead of the now No. 8 Utah Jazz (the hated Jazz!). Nuggets playoff opponent, should they make it, still remains to be seen as the Spurs and Thunder are battling for the top spot, while the Lakers and Clippers are jockeying for the No. 3 and No. 4 seeds.

Podcast: Nuggets in the post-season? Broncos schedule out. – Colorado Sports Guys
Pretty self explanatory, except I'm more optimistic about the Nuggets current rotation and veterans.

Kobe Bryant to get the rust off, return to lineup – ESPN Los Angeles

Dallas Mavericks Defuse Rockets, Inch Closer to Clinch – Mavs Moneyball

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