NBA Playoff Schedule And Bracket 2012: Nuggets Will Play Either Lakers On Sunday Or Thunder On Saturday

Feb 29, 2012; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets mascot Rocky performs during the start of the fourth quarter of the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Pepsi Center. The Nuggets defeated the Trail Blazers 104-95. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-US PRESSWIRE

The Denver Nuggets will know which seed they will have in the 2012 NBA Playoffs Western Conference scrum after Thursday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

The Denver Nuggets have one game left in the regular season: a road contest against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Win that game and the Nuggets are the No. 6 seed in the Western Conference playoffs. If that happens, the team will play the No. 3 seed Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday. The 2012 NBA Playoff schedule and bracket came out on Thursday:

However, if the Nuggets lose and the Dallas Mavericks win on Thursday, Denver falls back to No. 7 and will face the Oklahoma City Thunder, whom they defeated on Wednesday night but lost to in the first round last year. If both teams lose, the Nuggets still take the No. 6 seed because they will still be one win ahead of Dallas.

For more news and notes on the Nuggets, check out Denver Stiffs. Head over to SB Nation NBA for more on the 2012 NBA Playoffs.

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