Murray’s playoff mode has been activated.
The Denver Nuggets won 112-109 in Game 5 against the Minnesota Timberwolves in the first round of the 2023 NBA Playoffs held at the Denver Ball Arena on the 26th (hereinafter Korean time).
Denver, who quickly won 3 wins from the 1st game to the 3rd, passed the 1st round by winning the 5th game after a close fight, although the atmosphere was broken by the loss in the 4th game.
It was a game where Jamal Murray’s performance stood out. On this day, Murray scored 35 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists, including 5 3-pointers, and made up for the sluggishness of Nikola Jokic and Michael Porter Jr., who suffered from field fighting throughout the game, and gave the team a victory.
Murray averaged 26.5 points, 4.8 rebounds and 6.6 assists in 19 games in the 2020 playoffs held at the Orlando Bubble, with a 50.5% field goal success rate and 45.3% 3-point success rate, leading Denver to the Conference Finals 11 years after 2009. there is a bar ㅋㅋㅋ벳
However, due to a left anterior cruciate ligament rupture injury suffered during the 2020-2021 season, the last two playoffs had to watch the team get eliminated in the second and first rounds, respectively.
Murray, who has returned to health this season after a long period of rehabilitation, is properly solving his grievances in this playoff stage, which he steps on again after 3 years. His strong DNA began to wriggle again on the big stage, averaging 27.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 6.4 assists in 5 games.
Denver, who beat Minnesota and got a ticket to the second round, will clash with Phoenix, who eliminated the Clippers, for a spot in the conference finals from the 30th.