The Denver Nuggets were trying to put the game away Friday in Washington. With 1:20 remaining, they clung to a five-point lead. Wizards sixth man Kelly Oubre Jr. tried to cut into the deficit by uncorking a three-pointer from the right corner, but Will Barton was able to get a piece of it.

Torrey Craig, who was under the basket blocking out 6-foot-11 Marcin Gortat, corralled the deflected basketball and fired it to teammate Wilson Chandler before falling out of bounds.

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Christian Clark
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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. 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: Covering the Missouri football team’s boycott in 2015. It led to University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe’s resignation and had so many other ripple effects. 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.