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Toronto Raptors' OG Anunoby (3) releases a game-winning shot at the buzzer over Boston Celtics' Jaylen Brown (7) in the second half of an NBA conference semifinal playoff basketball game Thursday, Sept 3, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

OG for 3: Anunoby beats buzzer to lift Raptors over Celtics

Sep. 3, 2020 11:17 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors were a half-second away from falling into the abyss that no NBA team has ever escaped. Down by two points, down by two games, the reigning champions needed a miracle. OG Anunoby delivered. Anunoby caught a cross-court pass that Kyle Lowry threaded over...

Utah Jazz's Joe Ingles (2) and Donovan Mitchell, bottom right, sit on the floor after their 80-78 loss to the Denver Nuggets during an NBA first round playoff basketball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1,2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Mitchell: 'Just the beginning' for Jazz after playoff loss

Sep. 2, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

Jazz All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell was hypercritical of Utah's playoff losses to Denver: His eight-second violation in Game 1. Blowing a big lead in Game 5. Not matching Denver’s intensity in Game 6. Losing the ball late in a back-and-forth Game 7. It all added up to sixth-seeded Utah being on the wrong...

Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell (45) and Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray, center rear, greet each other after their NBA first round playoff basketball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1,2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Nuggets won 80-78. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Nuggets edge Jazz 80-78 to complete comeback from 3-1 down

Sep. 2, 2020 12:29 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray helped a heartbroken Donovan Mitchell off the floor for a handshake and hug, a show of respect between players who had a memorable battle in the bubble. They traded historic offensive fireworks for six games, before Game 7 turned into an old-fashioned defensive...

Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray (27) becomes emotional during an interview after an NBA basketball first round playoff game against the Utah Jazz Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Nuggets won 119-107. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Game 7 awaits Mitchell and Murray; Game 2 in Celtics-Raptors

Aug. 31, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — For Utah and Denver, Game 7 awaits. For Toronto, so may a Game 7 approach. The entertaining Western Conference first-round series between Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell and Nuggets guard Jamal Murray — the two leading scorers in the NBA playoffs, averaging a combined 72.7...

Denver Nuggets' Jamal Murray reacts after making a 3-pointer against the Utah Jazz during the second half of an NBA basketball first round playoff game Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Murray outduels Mitchell, sets up first Game 7 in the bubble

Aug. 31, 2020 12:16 AM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Jamal Murray-Donovan Mitchell duel will be settled in the first Game 7 in the bubble. Murray extended his torrid run with 50 more points, leading the Denver Nuggets to a 119-107 victory over the Utah Jazz on Sunday night. Murray had his second 50-point game of the series...

Jamal Murray of the Denver Nuggets reacts after a shot during the second half of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Mike Ehrmann/Pool Photo via AP)

Murray scores 42, Nuggets beat Jazz 117-107 in Game 5

Aug. 25, 2020 10:27 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Jamal Murray scored 33 of his 42 points in a second half where he played every minute and the Denver Nuggets avoided elimination by beating the Utah Jazz 117-107 on Tuesday night in Game 5. The Nuggets trail the sixth-seeded Jazz 3-2 with Game 6 on Thursday. Murray was...