Marcus Morris Sr. and the LA Clippers (36-38) took on Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets (43-30) in part of the NBA Tuesday slate. It was the Nuggets that came out on top with 127-115 being the final score.
The Nuggets were led by Nikola Jokic, who finished with 30 points, 14 rebounds, and six assists. There were six other players who scored in double-figures to go along with the production of their MVP candidate.
The LA Clippers rallied back toward the end of the game to cut it to 111-109 at one point. However, the Denver Nuggets used a 16-6 run to ultimately ensure the victory.
In their previous outing, the Denver Nuggets were taken down 124-104 by the Boston Celtics in a game where Nikola Jokic did not play up to his usual standard.
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In speaking of three-game losing streaks, the Clippers entered this game riding one and were crushed 121-92 by the Utah Jazz in their previous game. Now, that streak extends to four games.
The Denver Nuggets are in the process of trying to stay ahead of the Minnesota Timberwolves in the standings along with passing up the Dallas Mavericks. Avoiding another loss was important.
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