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Spurs edge pasts the Nuggets, Murray missed the game winner

Derrick White against Denver Nuggets at Game 1

Denver, Colorado – Jamal Murray missed the game-winner as San Antonio Spurs defeated the Denver Nuggets in the game 1 of the first round of the NBA Playoffs played at the Pepsi Center.

Team1st2nd3rd4thTotal
San Antonio Spurs25341329101
Denver Nuggets2031172896

Game Summary:

DeMar DeRozan scored 18 points, Derrick White added 16 points. Aldridge and Bryn Forbes each had 15 points for the Spurs.

Nikola Jokic posted the fourth triple-double in Nuggets playoff history with 10 points, 14 assists and 14 rebounds. Gary Harris led Denver with 20 points and Jamal Murray had 17 points.

Box Score:

San Antonio Spurs

StartersMRASBP
L. Aldridge34811015
J. Poeltl2460116
D. White28351016
D. DeRozan391260118
B. Forbes30500015
Bench
D. Bertans2012015
R. Gay27611014
P. Mills2123014
L. Walker IV000000
M. Belinelli1742008
Total472044101

Denver Nuggets

StartersMRASBP
P. Millsap34410012
N. Jokic3614141010
J. Murray34206017
W. Barton321010215
G. Harris37310120
Bench
M. Plumlee1763004
T. Craig1140006
M. Morris2305102
M. Beasley15300010
Total46258396

Statistics:

SpursNuggets
48.2Field Goal %42.0
46.73PT %21.4
70.0Free Throw %66.7
47Rebounds46
20Assists25
4Steals8
4Blocks3

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