Jamal Murray just couldnt get the bad taste out of his mouth, and even a bite of pretzel he poached from a kid after tumbling into the stands in the third quarter wasnt exactly satisfying.
It was really dry, Murray said.
Maybe it was just what Murray needed, however, helping spark his fabulous fourth quarter that fueled the Denver Nuggets 114-105 comeback over the San Antonio Spurs and knotting their playoff series 1-1.
Murrays late heroics may very well have salvaged Denvers season.
Teammates told him to keep shooting the ball when his shots kept rimming out. Finally, he found his touch, scoring 21 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter.
Everybody told me to stick with it, Murray said. I dont