Murray returns to power Nuggets past Jazz 134-132 in 2 OTs

Nuggets guard returned from hamstring injury with 23 pts, 12 reb, 8 ast
Published: Aug. 8, 2020 at 9:14 PM MDT
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Jamal Murray scored 23 points in his first game of the NBA restart and made the tying and go-ahead baskets as the Denver Nuggets beat the Utah Jazz 134-132 in two overtimes.

The Nuggets overcame Donovan Mitchell’s 35 points for Utah. Mitchell made a 3-pointer with 4.2 seconds remaining in the second overtime but missed a desperation heave from near half-court as the game ended.

Murray was playing his first game since March 11 after missing four with left hamstring tightness. He sank a fallaway jumper for a 123-all tie and then beat the shot clock with a go-ahead 3-pointer.

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