The World Has Been Waiting For Bol Bol

by Kamil Mendelski in NBA  / December 18, 2018

Bryn Forbes added 15 points for the resurgent Spurs (19-16), who have won eight of 10 to move within two percentage points of first-place Houston in the Southwest Division.Juancho Hernangomez had 27 points for the Nuggets (21-11), who lost their second consecutive game and fell just behind Golden State for the best record in the Western Conference. Denver, which leads the Northwest Division by a half-game over Oklahoma City, is 13-3 at home but 8-8 on the road.

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The Nuggets entered shooting 46 percent from the field this season but were limited to 39 percent by the Spurs. San Antonio also blocked four shots, all in the second half.

  • Spurs guard Derrick White blocked Jamal Murray’s
  • layup attempt on a fast break,
  • which led to a driving dunk by White
  • 91-80 lead with 7:28 remaining.

Murray was held to nine points and fellow backcourt starter Torrey Craig had 10.

he Spurs, who led by as many as 18, were ahead at the end of every quarter despite a drought in the second period. Denver held San Antonio scoreless for 2:42 beginning midway through the second, but the Spurs closed the half on a 10-3 run to claim a 55-53 lead.San Antonio had 29 assists, five above its season average.

Our Pick
Nuggets: Will Barton (right hip), Paul Millsap (broken right toe), Isaiah Thomas (right hip surgery), Gary Harris (right hip), Michael Porter Jr. (lower back surgery) and Jarred Vanderbilt (right foot surgery) all missed the game due to injury. . The Nuggets’ last win in San Antonio came on March 4, 2012. Denver is 19-74 in San Antonio, but holds a winning record over the Spurs at home (48-43). . All but one of Denver’s losses this season has come in consecutive games. The Nuggets have a four-game losing streak and three two-game skids.

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Mike Garafolo joined NFL Media in 2016 as a reporter. He contributes to all NFL Media platforms, including NFL Network, NFL.com and NFL Now.

Garafolo joins NFL Media from Fox Sports 1, where he covered the NFL nationally. Prior to that, Garafolo was a national NFL reporter for USA Today and a beat writer covering the New York Giants for The Star Ledger in New Jersey for eight seasons, including the Giants' victories in Super Bowl XLII and Super Bowl XLVI. For his work covering the Giants, Garafolo received an APSE award.

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