(Colo.)- Murray, Jokic Lead Nuggets To 124-111 Win Over Nets
NEW YORK (AP) - Jamal Murray scored 26 points, Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 14 rebounds, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Brooklyn Nets 124-111 on Sunday.
Wilson Chandler added 18 points for the Nuggets, who have won two straight games.
Spencer Dinwiddie scored 22 points, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson had 18 points and Joe Harris tied his season-high with 16 points for the Nets, who have lost two straight.
Denver went on a 22-4 run to begin the third quarter as Brooklyn missed 10 of its first 11 shots. Chandler carried Denver in the third with 14 points as the Nuggets took a 100-84 lead into the fourth and never looked back.
Hollis-Jefferson led Brooklyn with 16 points at the half as the Nets took a 63-60 lead into the break. Brooklyn's 63 points matched a season-high for points in the first half previously done in the season opener against Indiana. Emmanuel Mudiay led Denver with 15 points at the half.
Brooklyn's 36 points in the first marked its most in an opening quarter this season.
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