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The Spurs played well for much of the game on Wednesday night, but they couldn’t withstand a Nuggets onslaught in the fourth quarter and Nikola Jokic led the team to a win. The Spurs bench was once again outplayed by the opponents bench, at least until the final minutes of garbage time where the denizens of the deep bench (Samanic, Tre Jones, Weatherspoon) made the final score look more respectable than it should have been. The reeling Spurs face the same team again tonight, plus the returning firepower of Jamal Murray, who sat out Wednesday’s contest. Dejounte Murray will play tonight, and he’s needed to contain Murray’s scoring. Jakob Poeltl will have his hands full with trying to limit Jokic’s creativity on the court. Denver coach Mike Malone will return after being ejected early last game, which turned out to be a smart move. The Nuggets only had one free throw before Malone’s ejection, 23 after.
The point for the first title was named Avery, and his game was quite savory, but Dejounte is now the man, and he defends like few can. The team is having quite a difficult season, but maybe improving their game is the reason. Because the blade of skill and mystery, is often forged in the crucible of history.
One final word:
Go Spurs GOOOOOO!!
San Antonio Spurs vs Denver Nuggets
April 9, 2021| 8:00 PM CT
Streaming: NBA League Pass
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