The Denver Nuggets showed enormous moral resources Friday night in Orlando. In Game 5 of their Western Conference semi-final against the Los Angeles Clippers, when they were in danger of being knocked out (led 3-1 in the series), the Nuggets were able to reverse a game that they had won. had almost escaped, eventually winning 111-105.
Led by sixteen points in the second period (56-40, 23rd) and still thirteen to fourteen minutes from the final siren, they were able to rely on Jamal Murray (26 points), Nikola Jokic (22) and Michael Porter Jr ( 7 points; all in the last quarter) to come back and win. The Clippers now lead only three wins to two in this series.