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L 141-149
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W 135-102
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Jokic, Murray help Nuggets stay in race by beating Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray each scored 25 points to keep the Denver Nuggets' playoff hopes alive by beating the Washington Wizards 108-100 on Friday night.

The one-two punch of Jokic and Murray plus outside shooting from Will Barton allowed the Nuggets to withstand a third-quarter charge from the Wizards and maintain their sights on one of the final two playoff spots in the Western Conference. Denver went into the night two games back of the Minnesota Timberwolves and Utah Jazz and shot 50 percent from 3-point territory to stay very much in the race with nine games remaining.

Bradley Beal led Washington with 24 points as it failed to gain ground in a competitive East where five teams are separated in the standings by four games.

Points: Gary Harris17.7
Rebounds: Nikola Jokic10.5
Assists: Nikola Jokic6.0
FG%: Nikola Jokic50.1%
Steals: Gary Harris1.85
Blocks: Paul Millsap1.18
Defense (Rank)
Points: 108.4 (21)
Rebounds: 41.2 (1)
Assists: 24.7 (26)
FG%: 47.9% (30)
FT%: 74.0% (1)
3P%: 37.7% (28)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 109.8 (7)
Rebounds: 44.3 (9)
Assists: 25.0 (4)
FG%: 47.1% (8)
FT%: 76.6% (19)
3P%: 37.2% (6)
Northwest Division
  W L Pct GB
Portland 44 27 .620 --
Oklahoma City 43 30 .589 2.0
Minnesota 42 31 .575 3.0
Utah 41 31 .569 3.5
Denver 40 33 .548 5.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
2/8/2018 Devin Harris Traded Part of three-player trade
10/19/2017 Richard Jefferson Signed as Free Agent
10/18/2017 Jameer Nelson Waived
10/13/2017 Josh Childress Waived
9/20/2017 Mason Plumlee Re-Signed
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Date Player Status
3/15/2018 Gary Harris Sore knee
2/1/2018 Tyler Lydon Left knee surgery
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