Trail Blazers trip Nuggets in West

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DENVER (AP) - CJ McCollum scored 37 points and the Portland Trail Blazers overcame a 17-point first-half deficit to beat the Denver Nuggets, 100-96, in Game 7 and reach the Western Conference Finals for the first time since 2000 Sunday.

Evan Turner, who scored just four points in the first six games of the series, added 14 points, including 10 in the fourth quarter. The Trail Blazers advanced to face the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors, beginning Tuesday night in Oakland, California.

Nikola Jokic led Denver with 29 points.

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