DENVER — The Colorado Avalanche and Denver Nuggets will return to action this weekend in back-to-back fashion.
Each team had a playoff game postponed this week after both the NHL and NBA joined protests across the sports world. All professional leagues boycotted playing games in a call for racial justice following the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
The Colorado Avalanche were slated to face the Dallas Stars in Game 4 of the NHL Western Conference semifinals on Friday. That game has now been moved to 4 p.m. MT Sunday and will be broadcast on NBCSN.
Colorado is down 2-1 to Dallas in the best-of-seven series after a much-needed win in Game 3 on Wednesday.
The Nuggets were scheduled to play the Utah Jazz in Game 6 of their NBA opening round on Thursday. That game has now been moved to 6:30 p.m. MT Sunday and will be broadcast on TNT.
Denver is trailing Utah 3-2 in the best-of-seven series and must win to force a decisive Game 7.
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