Thu Apr 13, 2017 5:53PM
 Mason Plumlee #24 of the Denver Nuggets blocks Taj Gibson #22 of the Oklahoma City Thunder from scoring two points during the second half of a NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on April 12, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (AFP)
Mason Plumlee #24 of the Denver Nuggets blocks Taj Gibson #22 of the Oklahoma City Thunder from scoring two points during the second half of a NBA game at the Chesapeake Energy Arena on April 12, 2017 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (AFP)

In the NBA, the Denver Nuggets have closed out the regular season with a valuable victory over the home side Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105.

The Thunder began the final day of the NBA regular season on Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City in a dominant and organized manner and were deservedly leading 64-56 at the end of the first half.

But the Nuggets clawed back and managed to turn the tables on the hosts as they grabbed the following quarters with a final scoreline of 111-105.

Nikola Jokic put up 29 points, 16 rebounds while Jamal Murray had 27 points and 6 assists for the winners. The Thunder will now face the Houston Rockets in the Western Conference playoffs.