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Nuggets announce Jamal Murray has torn ACL in left knee, will be out indefinitely [Video]

The Jamal Murray injury is as bad as everyone feared. The Denver Nuggets announced on Tuesday that Murray has suffered a torn ACL in his left knee, and will be out indefinitely. 

Murray hurt his knee in the Nuggets’ 116-107 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Monday night, going down with what looked to be a non-contact injury. 

Murray, 24, is in his fifth season in the NBA, and in the first year of a five-year, $158 million deal. He’s averaging 21.4 points, 4.8 assists, and 4.0 rebounds while shooting a career-high 48% from the field this season. 

Murray has struggled with with injuries this season. He’d just returned from a four-game absence on Monday, which was due to right knee soreness. Facundo Campazzo started in Murray’s place during those four games, and while he was shifted to the bench when Murray started on Monday, he’s likely to shift

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The anatomy of ‘Hail Murray’: How Kyler Murray, DeAndre Hopkins concocted Cardinals’ game-winning catch

Kyler Murray’s Hail Mary to DeAndre Hopkins was so incredible that when “SportsCenter” teased its Top 10 Plays the day after, they played a highlight of the catch with an anchor saying, “Well, I think we know which play is going to be number one.”

“SportsCenter” almost never reveals its No. 1 play. Oftentimes, the teaser highlight doesn’t even make the cut. But in this case, there was absolutely zero doubt that the play of the weekend (and maybe of the entire 2020 NFL season) was the Cardinals’ game-winning pass to beat the Bills in Week 10.

It was quickly dubbed “Hail Murray,” even though elements of the play weren’t traditional Hail Mary aspects, and also ignoring the crucial role in the play Hopkins played. But it’s got a nice ring to it, so that’s fine. This is our breakdown of “Hail Murray,” one of the greatest game-winning

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Nuggets star Jamal Murray immediately ran over and consoled Donovan Mitchell after a chaotic final sequence that ended the Jazz’s season

Donovan Mitchell and Jamal Murray embrace after the Nuggets beat the Jazz in Game 7. 

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Donovan Mitchell and Jamal Murray embrace after the Nuggets beat the Jazz in Game 7.
  • The Denver Nuggets escaped the first round of the playoffs when the Utah Jazz turned the ball over, then missed a buzzer-beating three-pointer in the final seconds.

  • After the final buzzer, Nuggets guard Jamal Murray ran to Jazz star Donovan Mitchell and consoled him.

  • Murray and Mitchell had an historic battle, combining for 475 total points, the most by two opponents in a series in NBA history.

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Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray showed some good sportsmanship after the Nuggets squeezed by the Utah Jazz to advance in the NBA playoffs with a wild, 80-78 Game 7 win.

After Jazz guard Mike Conley’s buzzer-beating three-point attempt rimmed out to seal the Nuggets’ win, escaping after a wild final

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Jamal Murray drops 50 while wearing Breonna Taylor, George Floyd shoes: ‘They give me life’

Jamal Murray was left speechless and out of breath following the Denver Nuggets’ 119-107 win over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night, which forced a Game 7 in their opening-round playoff series at Walt Disney World.

Yet it wasn’t the game, or the fact that he had put up 50 points yet again this series, that left him bent over and emotional on the court for his interview with TNT. 

It was his shoes — and, more importantly, what they represent.

George Floyd and Breonna Taylor on his feet

Murray dropped 50 points while shooting an impressive 9-of-12 from behind the 3-point line in their 12-point win. It marked the second time this series that he’s put up at least 50 points — making him just one of five players in NBA history to do so in a playoff game. He did it with just 24 field goals, too, marking

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