Jamal Murray's Explosive Performance Ties Nikola Jokic On Nuggets' Record Books

Photo: Instagram/Jamal Murray

In a thrilling matchup against the Brooklyn Nets, Jamal Murray showcased his prowess with an astounding 21-point performance in the third quarter, securing a crucial win for the Denver Nuggets. 

This marked Murray's fifth career 20-point quarter, equalling the record set by Nikola Jokic and trailing only behind franchise legend Carmelo Anthony.

Despite Murray's consistent brilliance, he remains a notable omission from the All-Star roster.

Photo: Instagram/Jamal Murray

With an average of 18.4 points this season, it's essential to recognize his phenomenal contributions, particularly considering his exceptional playoff run last season. 

During the championship campaign, Murray posted superstar-worthy numbers, averaging 26.1 points, 7.1 assists, 5.7 rebounds, and 1.5 steals with impressive shooting percentages.

While Nikola Jokic's stellar performances often dominate the headlines, Jamal Murray's consistent excellence demands acknowledgment. 

As the NBA All-Star game approaches, many argue that Murray's contributions over the last two seasons make him a deserving candidate. 

His on-court achievements and undeniable impact make a compelling case for his inclusion among the league's elite. (Source: Sports Illustrated)

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