However, the Wolves were able to remain strong offensively and close out the game as they ended the longest drought for an National Basketball Association team not to make the playoffs.
Finally, Minnesota emerged with a 112-106 victory in the NBA's first win-in, lose-out regular-season game since the Washington Bullets beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1997.
The Nuggets are capable of getting the win if they execute these keys to the game.
The Wolves led 62-54at halftime, but the Nuggets came back and tied the game at 101-101 with 1:59 remaining in the fourth quarter.
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Even the famously intense Butler isn't rushing to look ahead.
Minnesota will be the eighth seed when the playoffs begin on Sunday (AEDT) and they'll visit the Houston Rockets.
Although Denver now has to live with the disappointment of the loss, the team's younger players will be able to learn from the experience of playing in such an important game. For the first time in 14 years, the Timberwolves are in the playoffs. Denver (46-36) has the best record of a non-playoff team since the 48-34 Suns in 2014.