Game 3 will be Monday in the Orlando bubble. Denver built a 23-point lead in the first half while shooting 76% on 2-pointers and 67% on 3-pointers. The answer to that question will likely decide this series. To him, games are decided by effort and grit - not shooting luck.
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Meanwhile, defending National Basketball Association champion Toronto pulled off a shocking - and absolutely necessary - Game 3 win over Boston on Thursday to pull within 2-1 in the series.More news: Watch Miley Cyrus Roast Joe Rogan
He only scored 13 points, but nine of those 13 helped close out the Clippers in the fourth quarter. The Nuggets were physical on both ends, getting whatever they wanted offensively and setting a tone defensively.
Although center Nikola Jokic said he "wasn't exhausted at all" after the opener, Malone acknowledged that there were some heavy legs, and guard Jamal Murray admitted that he was worn out from the previous series. "If they are going to win he must protect the rim a little better".More news: Dani Ceballos: Arsenal re-sign Real Madrid midfielder on loan
After scoring 142 points from Games 4 to 6 against the Jazz, Murray combined for just 29 points between Game 7 of that series and Game 1 against the Clippers. Leading up to the deal, many players took stands against police brutality and racial injustice, some even boycotting games.
Nuggets: Averaging 108.4 points, 41.8 rebounds, 21.9 assists, 5.4 steals and 4.6 blocks per game while shooting 46.1% from the field. Trailing 103-101 with 0.5 seconds left, the Raptors executed a ideal inbound pass from Kyle Lowry to OG Anunoby, who splashed a 3-pointer for a 104-103 victory.More news: Iran continues to expand stockpile of enriched uranium: IAEA