Trail Blazers Vs. Nuggets Game Thread
JJ Hickson has been playing like a man possessed since the All-Star break, racking up double-doubles in each of the team's first three games, giving him 30 for the season -- 4th most in the entire NBA. And JJ had one of his stronger games the last time these two teams met, as he went 7-8 from the field for 19 points, grabbed 13 board and even swatted 2 shots. The battle under the boards will be key as Denver possesses one of the league's best paint players as well, in Kenneth Faried.Faried played JJ to a standstill, going for 21 and 11 himself, but during the first matchup of the season in the Rose City, Faried was held to just 6 points, on 3-10 shooting, and 8 rebounds. Hickson on the other hand, had yet another monster performance against the Nuggets' frontcourt, as he went off for 18 points and 18 rebounds.
So Rip City, what are your keys to victory? Continue>>>