Jamal Murray, Nikola Jokic spark late run for Nuggets to remain alive in series vs the Clippers

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The Denver Nuggets were chasing the Los Angeles Clippers for three quarters, before they got back from a 16-point deficit in the fourth to stay alive in the series (105-111) vs. the Los Angeles Clippers.

Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic led the charge in the last 12 minutes for the Nuggets combining for 48 points. Murray had 26 points, along with seven assists and eight rebounds, while the “Joker” finished with 22 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists.

The Clippers conceded 38 points in the last quarter, being unable to retain their safe third-quarter lead. Kawhi Leonard had a game-high 36 points, while Paul George followed with 26 points, six rebounds and six assists.

With the Clippers still leading (3-2), Game 6 of the series will take place on Sunday.