Murray’s performance gave Denver a valuable victory.
The Denver Nuggets won 122-113 against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round of the first round of the 2022-2023 NBA Western Conference playoffs held at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, USA on the 20th (hereinafter Korean time). It was Denver who made the series 2-0 with the victory on this day.
The main contributor to the victory was Jamal Murray (191cm, G) who scored 40 points with a field goal success rate of 59% (13/22). Murray showed off a hot shot from the first quarter. He attempted four 3-pointers and made two. He scored in a number of other ways. He drove in 14 points alone and Murray’s performance gave Denver a 31-22 lead.메이저놀이터
Denver faced a crisis in the third quarter. I was pushed back in the main battle with my opponent, and the score gap that had been widening narrowed again. Murray scored 12 points in the third quarter, but it wasn’t enough. They started the third quarter at 64-49, but finished the third quarter at 87-89.
However, at the beginning of the fourth quarter, Michael Porter Jr. (206cm, F) scored 8 points in a row. In addition, Murray also widened the score gap by scoring a free throw. 3 minutes and 14 seconds before the end of the game, a jump shot that widened the score was also successful. As the opponent continued to chase, he also succeeded in a 3-point shot that would seal the game.
Denver head coach Mike Malone also expressed satisfaction with Murray’s tremendous performance. “Everyone knows that Nikola Jokic is a great player,” Malone said in an interview after the game. But he can’t win the playoff stage alone. I need help from other players.”
He continued, “During the Orlando bubble, Murray played over 50 points with tremendous firepower. Today, Murray performed as well as he did back then. Now we’re going to Minnesota with Murray at the fore. He praised Murray’s performance, saying, “I look forward to it in the future.
Murray played 19 games in the playoffs held at the Orlando Bubble in the 2020-2021 season, averaging 26.5 points. At the time, his field goal success rate was 50%. And it was Murray who reproduced the Orlando bubble days in this game.