The Denver Nuggets ran San Antonio right off the court. Long before, the officials ran Gregg Popovich.
Nikola Jokic scored 20 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and dished out nine of Denver’s season-high 41 assists as the Nuggets routed San Antonio 113-85 on Wednesday night in a game in which the Spurs coach was ejected after just 63 seconds.
Jamal Murray added 14 points and 11 assists for a Nuggets team that’s currently holding down the No. 2 seed in the West with four games remaining. The squad rebounded from a 116-102 loss to top-seeded Golden State a night earlier.
“We played,” Murray said, “the way we want to play.”
Denver steadily built a commanding lead against the Spurs before emptying the bench with