Kyle Kuzma sprayed Gary Harris’ reverse layup off the backboard in the first quarter and sent Monte Morris’ floater out of bounds in the fourth quarter, but the most jarring denial of Thursday’s game between the Nuggets and Lakers occurred as halftime approached when Paul Millsap got stuffed by the rim.

No Lakers challenged Millsap as he cocked the ball behind his head and uncoiled. What should have been an easy two yielded nothing.

Not a Subscriber? Start FREE today!

Login for Subscribers

Christian Clark
Author

Christian Clark is an Arlington, Texas, native who covers the Denver Nuggets for BSN Denver. Education: I graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in December 2014 with an emphasis in print and digital news. Career: My work has been featured in the Fort Worth-Star Telegram, The Oklahoman and Columbia Missourian, and online at TexasFootball.com and Denverite.com. I came aboard at BSN Denver in November 2017. Most memorable sports moment: Game 2 of the 2011 NBA Finals. The finest sports book I’ve ever read: Friday Night Lights by Buzz Bissinger. One sports movie I can’t live without: Tin Cup, do not @ me Most memorable experience as a reporter: The quadruple-OT game between the Nuggets and Trail Blazers. The sport that started it all: Basketball. My sports-watching memories kick in with those early-2000s Dallas Mavericks teams. They had bad hair and scored a lot of points. Shout-out to Nellie Ball.