Nuggets go into Game 7 confident

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    THE weight of a Game 7 contest will weigh more heavily on the Los Angeles Clippers, the Denver Nuggets believe.

    “To us, Game 7 is just another game,” Nuggets center Nikola Jokic said.

    Jokic had 34 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists as the Nuggets stunned the Clippers 111-98 in Game 6 of their Western Conference semifinal on Sunday at the NBA bubble near Orlando.

    Game 7 is Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). The winner meets the Los Angeles Lakers in the conference finals.

    Jokic connected on 13 of 22 shots from the floor, including 4 of 6 3-pointers. Jamal Murray had 21 points, Gary Harris added 16 and Michael Porter Jr. chipped in 13 for the third-seeded Nuggets, who outscored the second-seeded Clippers 64-35 in the second half.