The Clippers lost 31 points to the Nuggets in a 4-game losing streak
The NBA regular season continues in the 2022-23 season, and the Denver Nuggets (25 wins and 13 losses) regained their victory. Murray scored 18 points, Jokic sent 12 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists. They led the team to score in double figures with 7 people. The Nuggets established a big advantage early. They beat the Los Angeles Fast 122-91 at home. Fleet (21-19). The Clippers suffered a 4-game losing streak.
Murray had 18 points and 4 rebounds for the Nuggets, Hyland had 16 points, Kancal had 15 points and 12 rebounds, Gordon had 13 points and 7 rebounds, Najib had 13 points and 6 rebounds , Jokic scored 12 points, 6 rebounds and 9 assists, Porter scored 10 points and 5 rebounds. Powell of the Clippers had 13 points, Mann had 12 points, and Brown had 12 points and 10 rebounds. Leonard scored 6 points, George only had 3 points and 3 rebounds.
The Nuggets at home took the lead with 6 points after the start of the game. Zubac broke the Clippers’ scoring drought with two free throws. Murray fired and hit 2 three-pointers, scoring 10 points alone. Leading by 9 points 20-11. Jackson broke through to fight back, and Murray and Hyland each scored three points. They led the team to another 12-0 spurt, and the Nuggets led by 19 points. Mann made two free throws, and the Clippers trailed 15-32 at the end of the first quarter.
Shortly after the start of the second quarter, Pope made a three-pointer. He led the team to score 5 points in a row, and the Nuggets led by 23 points. The Clippers recovered 4 points, Pope kept his touch and scored 2 three-pointers in a row. Hyland entered attack mode, scored 2 three-pointers in a row, and scored 9 points alone. At 3 minutes and 55 seconds before halftime The Nuggets lead 61-23. Leonard turned around and hit a jumper, Gordon made a dunk, Morris and George scored 5 points to end the second quarter, and the Clippers trailed 32-66.
Murray of the Nuggets scored 13 points in the first half, Gordon also had 13 points, and Hyland scored 12 points; Zubac of the Clippers scored 8 points.
The Clippers, who were behind by a large score, adjusted their lineup significantly after the start of the third quarter. Lu made his debut as a substitute. Powell and Kennard recovered 5 points, and the Clippers trailed 41-73. Porter responded with 5 points. He led the team to an 11-0 spurt, and the Nuggets led by 43 points 84-41. Mann succeeded in two breakthroughs. He led the team to recover 8 points, and Jokic immediately countered with 5 points to stabilize the situation. Mann and Kofi chased another 6 points, Kancal, Hyland and Brown scored 8 points to end the third quarter, and the Nuggets led 102-59.
The large score gap turned the fourth quarter into garbage time early. Both sides sent substitutes to play as much as possible. The Nuggets finally won 122-91.
Clippers starting lineup: Jackson, George, Leonard, Morris, Zubac
Nuggets starting lineup: Murray, Porter, Pope, Gordon, Jokic