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In a captivating showdown between the Philadelphia 76ers and the Denver Nuggets, Joel Embiid’s stellar performance guided the Sixers to a thrilling 126-121 victory over Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets.

Amidst the intense matchup, Sixers’ point guard Patrick Beverley, renowned for his defensive prowess, took on the task of guarding Nuggets’ star Jamal Murray.

He played a pivotal role in limiting Murray to 17 points on 7-of-16 field goals, well below his season average of 20.5 points per game.

Beverley, known for his candidness, didn’t shy away from expressing his defensive success against Murray, stating, “No key. I’ve been locking his a*s up for years,” as reported by Ky Carlin.

When asked about his approach against a player of Murray’s caliber, Beverley nonchalantly responded, “No approach. Normal day.”