DENVER — Michael Porter Jr. erupted for 31 points courtesy of a torrid shooting night, Paul Millsap added nine of his 12 points in the fourth quarter and the short-handed Denver Nuggets beat the Memphis Grizzlies 120-96 on Monday night.
Nikola Jokic had 24 points and 15 rebounds for his league-leading 53rd double-double to help the Nuggets knock off Memphis for a sixth straight time at home.
Porter was 12 of 19 from the floor, including 3 of 6 from 3-point range.
Ja Morant added 27 points to lead the Grizzlies, who finished a seven-game trip with a 4-3 mark.
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