"They are coming off a seven-game series and so we will see them in a couple of days".
Denver's Nikola Jokic was Game 3′s Ironman, tallying 33 points, 18 rebounds and 14 assists in a whopping 65 minutes.
Kanter originally suffered the injury in the deciding fifth game of the Blazers' first-round series with Oklahoma City.
After Denver had a chance to tie the game at the free throw line, Nikola Jokic missed one and made one and Portland had to make two free throws on the other end to salt the game away.
Stotts said he hasn't heard if the league would review the play or not.
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Hood's fresh legs, along with his confidence and the trust from his teammates helped the Trail Blazers secure a quadruple overtime game with a 140-137 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Now, going into Game 3, the Blazers' odds of winning the series are set at -150.
Lillard and Jokic are all but guaranteed to surpass the 30 combined points they scored Game 2.
Millsap's jumper with 32 seconds left gave the Nuggets a 129-125 lead in the third overtime, but Lillard's bank shot closed the gap and he added a layup that re-tied it again with 8.4 seconds left.
So while Philadelphia's Joel Embiid has ample opportunity for treatment on his sore left knee that was such a problem when the postseason began, Portland's Enes Kanter's left shoulder has little time to heal before he'd have to get back on the court to resume tussling with Jokic. The Nuggets shot the ball so poorly in the first half - "We couldn't make a damn shot", coach Mike Malone said - that the home fans actually let out some hefty boos. When I rode him in the fourth quarter, I had no idea it was going to go into four more overtimes.
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Jamal Murray had a playoff-high 34 points for the Nuggets. "I thought we did that down the stretch". "That's too many minutes". "But that was a hell of a basketball game by two very good basketball teams". There was the weird victory in the final game of the regular season, a game the Blazers practically tried to lose.
Kanter told reporters after Friday's game that he felt like he "separated my shoulder more" during the game.