Denver Nuggets stay alive with win over Los Angeles Clippers to force Game 6

Jamal Murray scored 26 points and the Denver Nuggets used a fourth-quarter rally to stun the Los Angeles Clippers 111-105 in Game 5 of their Western Conference semi-final on Friday.

Game leaders

Denver Nuggets

  • Points: Jamal Murray – 26
  • Assists: Jamal Murray – 7
  • Rebounds: Nikola Jokic – 14


Los Angeles Clippers

  • Points: Kawhi Leonard – 36
  • Assists: Paul George – 6
  • Rebounds: Kawhi Leonard, Ivica Zubac – 9


Clippers lead series 3-2

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Nikola Jokic added 22 points, 14 rebounds and five assists for the Nuggets, who cut the Clippers’ series advantage to 3-2. Paul Millsap added 17 points, while Murray also had eight rebounds and seven assists.

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