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Murray scores 21 as Nuggets beat short-handed Bucks

Murray led six Nuggets in double figures and Denver swept the two-game season series from the NBA-leading Bucks.
Credit: AP
Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray, right, drives to the basket as Milwaukee Bucks guard Pat Connaughton defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 9, 2020, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER — Jamal Murray scored 21 points, Paul Millsap had 20 and Jerami Grant added 19 as the Denver Nuggets sent the short-handed Milwaukee Bucks to their third straight loss and fourth in five games with a 109-95 victory. 

Murray led six Nuggets in double figures and Denver swept the two-game season series from the NBA-leading Bucks.

Milwaukee was without reigning MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo as well as its next five leading scorers. 

Kyle Korver led a valiant effort by the backups with 23 points.  

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