Bear in mind when Derrick White tomahawk-dunked Paul Millsap into one million items Saturday night time on the Can?
Yeah, after all you do.
How may you not? Not solely did it set Twitter on fireplace, however it additionally broke the Denver bench whereas concurrently reworking right into a speaking level for a lot of a Nuggets aficionado lamenting the franchise’s hard pass on the kid from Parker.
However the Legend Excessive College, uh, legend wasn’t the one former CU Buffs star who made some noise on opening weekend of the NBA playoffs.
Throughout the continent within the Metropolis of Brotherly Love, Spencer Dinwiddie put in some work within the Brooklyn Nets’ Recreation 1 upset of the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday afternoon. The 6-foot-6 guard’s closing line: 18 factors, three rebounds and one help on 6-of-14 taking pictures.
That comes off a season through which Dinwiddie acquired Sixth Man of the Yr buzz and signed a long-term contract that locks him up with the Nets for the subsequent three seasons.
Not dangerous for a former second-round decide — and one other Buffalo that bought away.
As for the remainder of the weekend’s Mile Excessive playoff moments…
Spurs 101, Nuggets 96
+ Kiszla: Hey, Nuggets, who’s your daddy? Denver drops NBA playoff opener by shedding thoughts sport to Pop.
+ Legend alum Derrick White on the dunk that rocked the Nuggets: “No one stopped the ball”
+ Nuggets’ Jamal Murray vows to “bounce again” after essential miss vs. Spurs in Recreation 1 loss.
+ PHOTOS: Nuggets lose Recreation 1 of the playoff collection towards Spurs.
+ Spurs’ savvy technique on Nikola Jokic earned them Recreation 1. How will Nuggets counter?
Avalanche 3, Flames 2
+ WATCH: Avalanche winger Matt Nieto scores Colorado’s first purpose of the Stanley Cup Playoffs towards Flames.
+ Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon vs. Flames’ Mark Giordano: Battle of NHL superstars tied up 1-1.
+ PHOTOS: Avalanche win to the even playoff collection with Flames.
+ Avalanche indicators Cale Makar, who may make his NHL debut Monday night time.
+ Three keys for the Colorado Avalanche in Recreation Three vs. Calgary
— Matt Schubert, The Denver Put up
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- Rockies: At San Diego Padres, 8:10 p.m. Monday, ATTRM | Purchase tickets
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