Denver win means we all get one more Jamal Murray vs. Donovan Mitchell showdown

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Donovan Mitchell vs. Jamal Murray.» data-reactid=»20″>Donovan Mitchell vs. Jamal Murray.

One more time.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="It’s been the best matchup of the first round, the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz — with a level of shotmaking between their two best players that is flat-out ridiculous. When Murray or Mitchell shoot, you expect the shot to go in, regardless of how well guarded they are or where they are on the court.» data-reactid=»26″>It’s been the best matchup of the first round, the Denver Nuggets and Utah Jazz — with a level of shotmaking between their two best players that is flat-out ridiculous. When Murray or Mitchell shoot, you expect the shot to go in, regardless of how well guarded they are or where they are on the court.

Sunday night, Murray dropped 50 on Utah to lead Denver to a 119-107 win and force a Game 7 on Tuesday. Murray was unstoppable.

After the game, an emotional Murray talked about his shoes — with Breonna Taylor on one and George Floyd on the other — and how the players found a cause they wanted to play for.

Mitchell had 44 points on 25 shots for the game.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Denver played better defense in this one, trapping picks and coming out high, and forcing other Utah players to beat them. Mike Conley had 21 but overall Mitchell did not get enough help.» data-reactid=»35″>Denver played better defense in this one, trapping picks and coming out high, and forcing other Utah players to beat them. Mike Conley had 21 but overall Mitchell did not get enough help.

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