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Murray's 3 gives Nuggets 121-120 win over Lillard, Blazers

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Posted at 8:29 AM, Dec 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-12-09 10:29:02-05

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jamal Murray’s 3-pointer with 0.9 seconds remaining lifted the Denver Nuggets to a thrilling 121-120 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers.

Damian Lillard had 40 points for the Trail Blazers, including a 3-pointer that gave them a one-point lead with 8.8 seconds remaining.

Murray then answered with his 3 from the left side for the last of the game’s 20 lead changes.

Nikola Jokic had 33 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists for Denver, which rallied from a 10-point deficit in the fourth quarter to snap a three-game losing streak. Murray scored 21 points.