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With 12 rebounds and six assists, the Denver Nuggets beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 119-101 at home.
In the first quarter, the two teams started in good condition and entered the offensive state early. Jokic supported the Nuggets’ offense and scored 6 points in the paint. The Thunder also performed brilliantly. Hill and Dortmund hit three-pointers one after another.
Then they scored 2 1 in the counterattack, and the Thunder had a slight upper hand with their more fiery state.
However, before their advantage was overwhelmed, the Nuggets made a quick counterattack. Button scored two three-pointers from the outside and scored 8 points to gain the upper hand.
The two teams have been scoring points alternately with efficient offense. The Thunder once relied on Bezley and Alexander’s two three-pointers to play a 10-0 offensive to open the score, but they did not score a point in the next 2 minutes, while the Nuggets
Dozier first hit a three-pointer, and then made a three-point foul and made three free throws. The Nuggets responded with an 8-0 offensive to tie the score at the end of the first quarter.
In the second quarter, the Nuggets came up with a 15-7 offensive climax, rewriting the score to 46-38.
After returning from the timeout, the Thunder scored 3 consecutive three-pointers, narrowing the point difference to 2 points again.
At the critical moment, Button’s three-pointer blocked the Thunder’s offensive, and then Millsap and Harris also made contributions on the outside. With a 14-3 offensive, the Nuggets led 65-52 after the first half.
Changing sides to fight again, Jokic made a tip-up and scored the first point, while the Thunder made two fouls but only made two free throws. The poor offensive performance caused the point difference to be widened, while the Nuggets
Millsap and Harris hit three-pointers one after another, and the point difference came to 20 points in an instant.
But then the Nuggets made consecutive mistakes, and the Thunder seized two opportunities to stop the bleeding in time.
However, the Thunder’s old problem of losing the chain in the second half of the quarter reappeared. The Nuggets first hit the basket one after another to score points, and then Morris and Harris scored three-pointers from the outside. The Nuggets’ internal and external offense directly defeated the Thunder.
The defensive line, while the latter’s defense is not good, and the offensive end basically relies on the personal ability of individual combat to score points. It was not until the last moment that Muscala hit a three-pointer to save face. At the end of the three quarters, the Nuggets’ lead increased to 23.
In the last quarter, JaMychal Green hit a three-pointer, helping the Nuggets widen the point difference to 27 points.
Hal and Maledon hit successively, and the Thunder chased to 79-102.
Dozier hit a three-pointer, Hartenstein scored 2 1, Morris scored with archery on horseback, and the Nuggets led 110-82.
Jamacau-Green made another three-pointer. At 6 minutes and 37 seconds before the end, the Nuggets led 113-84. Although the Thunder continued to shrink the game, the game lost suspense.
In the end, the Nuggets beat the Thunder 119-101.
Thunder vs Nuggets full game replay
Thunder vs Nuggets full game replay
Scores and statistics of the two sides: Scores in a single quarter: 31-31, 21-34, 22-32, 27-22 (Thunder first) Thunder (6-7): Alexander 14 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists, Dortmund 20 points and 5 rebounds
3 assists, Bazley 12 points and 2 rebounds, Robbie 10 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and 4 steals, Maledon 7 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists, Diallo 8 points and 6 rebounds.
Nuggets (7-7): Jokic 27 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists, Millsap 13 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists, Button 13 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists, Harris 11 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists, Murray 5 points and 4
Assists, Morris 15 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists, Dozier 11 points and 2 rebounds, Green 10 points and 8 rebounds.
Both sides start: Thunder: Alexander, Hill, Dortmund, Bezley, Robbie Nuggets: Button, Millsap, Jokic, Harris, Murray