Jamal Murray Shines with 40 Points as the Denver Nuggets Take 2-0 Lead in NBA Playoffs First Round Against The Minnesota Timberwolves

EFE Agency

Denver, Colorado / 20.04.2023 00:32:38

An extraordinary Jamal Murrayprotagonist with 40 pointspromoted the labored triumph of the Denver Nuggets against the The Minnesota Timberwolves (122-113) to take a 2-0 lead in the series First round of the Playoffs of the West from NBA.

Murray had 40 points on 13-of-22 shooting from the field, and six triples, and the serbian Nikola Jokic he touched the triple double with 27 points, nine rebounds y nine assists.

​Los Nuggetstop seeds in the West, had 21 points maximum leadbut the great game of Anthony Edwardscon 41 units y six tripleskept|or the Wolves in the fight to the end.

He French Rudy Gobert contributed 19 points y eight reboundswhile Karl Anthony Towns achieved a double-double of ten points y 12 rebounds.

Los Nuggetswith a great Murray, had an 11-point advantage in the first period and increased the margin to 53-32 in the second, but a forceful reaction from the Wolves could change the history of the duel in the second period. third segment.

The Wolves pulled with a 81% accuracy17 of 21, and sealed a 14-0 run that put them ahead 83-80 and 89-87 with a magnificent play by Anthony Edwards.

However, the Nuggets stepped on the accelerator again in the fourth quarter and, at the rate of Murraythey regained the advantage until they delivered a final blow with the Canadian’s three-pointer for 118-109.

The series now moves to Minnesota for him third and fourth gameprovided the Friday and the domingo.

2023-04-20 16:54:40

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