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Nuggets' Monte Morris starting in Game 4 on Sunday, Facundo Campazzo coming off the bench

Denver Nuggets shooting guard Monte Morris will be in the starting five for Game 4 against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday, according to Yahoo Sports' Chris Haynes. Morris will enter the starting lineup on Sunday as Denver looks to shake things up and avoid a sweep in Game 4. Our models expect Morris to play 28.3 minutes against the Suns. Facundo Campazzo will move to the bench.
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Facundo Campazzo with an interesting comparison between NBA and European basketball

Facundo Campazzo is still aclimating to the NBA. Even though he came from Europe last summer, Denver Nuggets guard still has some learning to do, especially in the playoffs. As Campazzo says, there are many differences between playing in Europe and the NBA. The critical difference is the way games are played in the regular season and the postseason.
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VIDEO: Damian Lillard gets absolutely embarrassed by Nuggets guard Facundo Campazzo

Denver Nuggets guard Facundo Campazzo finally got his revenge on Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard. Early in Game 5 of the Nuggets-Blazers series, Campazzo got the opportunity to go up against Lillard, and he did not waste the moment to show the All-Star guard he won’t back down. Attacking the rim despite the tight defense, the Argentine playmaker muscled his way to the rim and was able to push away Dame for the easy two.

Facundo Campazzo Serves As Villain Against Blazers

Everyone knows that when it comes to the NBA Playoffs, storylines evolve while heroes and villains emerge on both sides of the ball. There is no doubt that the hero of the Portland Trail Blazers is Damian Lillard. But what about the villains that appear in the playoffs? Alex Wong of Yahoo! Sports details the four types of villains that emerge in the postseason: the playoff nemesis, the role player, the annoying pest, and the super team. Wong contends that for the Denver Nuggets, Facundo Campazzo has stepped into the role of annoying pest.

NBA Rookie Rankings: Facundo Campazzo, Desmond Bane stepping up in their first playoffs

We're in the thick of the 2021 NBA playoffs, and while many rookies are experiencing it from home, there's a handful of first-year players who are really making an impact in their initial postseason appearance. Some guys are getting heavy minutes off the bench or as a starter, while others are making the most of the opportunity they're given when they check in the game. This may be the most rookies we've seen play in the playoffs in recent memory, showing just how deep the 2020 NBA Draft truly was despite talks of their not being a ton of star power.

Damian Lillard’s filthy dunk over Facundo Campazzo broke the Internet

You never know what Damian Lillard will pull out of his bag of tricks. There’s the halfcourt shots from the logo and filthy buzzer beaters. But on Thursday, as the Blazers and Nuggets took the court at Moda Center for Game 3 of their first-round series, the six-time NBA All-Star showed off his hops too.

Facundo Campazzo and the Denver Nuggets’ response to Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers goes to the basket against Facundo Campazzo, Denver Nuggets (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) The Portland Trail Blazers exposed many weak points in the Denver Nuggets‘ defense in Game 1 of their Western Conference first-round series on Saturday. To no one’s surprise, Damian Lillard had himself yet another big-time playoff performance with 34 points and 13 assists, leading Portland to a 123-109 victory.

Facundo Campazzo for All-Rookie Team: Three reasons why he deserves to be in

Facundo Campazzo joined the Denver Nuggets with a sterling international reputation. The question was fit. Campazzo was a proven winner on the global stage, leading Spanish basketball powerhouse Real Madrid to two Euroleague victories – largely considered the second hardest basketball competition in the world. He was also a silver medalist in the FIBA World Cup and a gold medalist in the 2012 FIBA South American Championship and 2014 South American Games. Yet, how would that all translate into the NBA?

Markus Howard starting for Denver on Friday in place of Facundo Campazzo (rest)

Denver Nuggets point guard Markus Howard is in the starting five for Friday's game against the Detroit Pistons. Howard will start on Friday with Facundo Campazzo ruled out due to rest. Our models expect him to play 23.7 minutes against the Pistons. Howard's Friday projection includes 15.6 points, 3.2 rebounds,...