Recently, the Nuggets hopped over the Clippers for the No. 3 seed in the west. It's going to be difficult to catch the Thunder at the No. 2 spot. But from where this team was at the beginning of the season, there has been major improvements to get to where they are today.
If Denver can continue to play this well, then they will have success in the playoffs. The Nuggets certainly aren't known for playoff success with zero conference titles, but this could be the year all that changes.
Here are five reasons why the Nuggets will be successful in the playoffs: