In his first game in over four months, Murray played 39 minutes, while coming off a hamstring injury. Not only did Murray close the fourth quarter, but he played every minute in both overtime’s.
JAMAL. MURRAY. IS. BACK. pic.twitter.com/Oj0ngYniyv— Denver Nuggets (@nuggets) August 8, 2020
Murray hit big shot after big shot and even though he was gassed, he still found a way to help lead the Nuggets to victory. Murray played 39 minutes, which was 17 more than he was supposed to play.
Jamal Murray said he was only supposed to play 22 minutes tonight.— Brandon Ewing (@B_Skip1717) August 8, 2020
Murray ended up playing 39.
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Murray finished with 23 points on 10-of-25 shooting from the field to go along with 12 rebounds and eight assists. It was a gritty effort from Murray, who gave it everything he had in the Nuggets thrilling double overtime victory.
Watch all the highlights from Murray’s big game below!
Jamal Murray (23 PTS, 12 REB, 8 AST) came up clutch during Denver’s 2OT win! pic.twitter.com/KWvEfr3B8Y— NBA TV (@NBATV) August 8, 2020