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BBNBA: Nuggets knock off Pistons behind Murray’s big night

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

On a night that was dominated by college basketball, there were 11 former Kentucky Wildcats taking the floor in the NBA ranks. Former Cat Jamal Murray and the Denver Nuggets are fighting for a playoff spot in the Western Conference. The Nuggets picked up a big win, fueled by a hot shooting night from Murray.

Murray finished with 26 points, including 5 made threes, and grabbed 9 rebounds. Take a look at his highlights below.



PlayerResult PointsFG (3FG)Reb.Ast.StealsBlocksTOs+/-Mins.
Jamal Murray120-113 win over Pistons269-17 (5-8)91202+133
Trey Lyles120-113 win over Pistons93-4 (1-1)30011+311
Anthony Davis98-93 loss to Spurs218-19 (0-2)142026+136
Rajon Rondo98-93 loss to Spurs62-6 (0-1)55202-2324
Darius Miller98-93 loss to Spurs31-4 (1-1)42000-1029
DeAndre Liggins98-93 loss to Spurs00-2 (0-0)10000+18
Enes Kanter118-110 loss to 76ers145-11 (0-0)101001-1324
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist129-117 win over Hawks115-5 (0-0)20001+516
Malik Monk129-117 win over Hawks73-8 (1-3)40000-1115
Devin Booker116-88 loss to Jazz123-18 (1-4)52004-1534
Tyler Ulis116-88 loss to Jazz83-8 (2-2)23000-916



  • Boston Celtics at Orlando Magic, 7pm ET
  • Brooklyn Nets at Philadelphia 76ers, 7pm ET
  • Dallas Mavericks (Nerlens Noel) at Toronto Raptors, 7:30pm ET
  • Los Angeles Clippers at Oklahoma City Thunder (Patrick Patterson, Dakari Johnson), 8pm ET on NBATV
  • Sacramento Kings (De’Aaron Fox, Willie Cauley-Stein, Skal Labissiere) at Golden State Warriors, 10:30pm ET
  • Miami Heat (Bam Adebayo) at Los Angeles Lakers (Julius Randle), 10:30pm ET on NBATV


Article written by Brett Bibbins

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