Update: The Blazers and Nuggets are scheduled for a 7:30 p.m. PT start time on Saturday. Game 1 will be televised on ESPN.
A time has not been set for Game 1, but the Blazers-Nuggets matchup is the final game listed on the NBA’s four-game slate on Saturday.
The Nuggets enter the postseason as the No. 3 seed and will host the No. 6 Blazers in Denver for the first two games of the series. Portland successfully avoided the play-in portion of the NBA Playoffs with a 132-116 victory over Denver in the regular season finale. The Nuggets have secured wins in two out of the last three meetings with the Blazers.