Nuggets wipe out 25-point deficit to serve Grizzlies a historic loss
The Denver Post
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Long before the Nuggets could celebrate one of the best wins of the season, coach Michael Malone gave his starters a halftime ultimatum.
After an embarrassing first two quarters saw the Grizzlies build a 19-point lead while dismantling the Nuggets’ offense, Denver’s fiery coach gave his starters five minutes to prove they still wanted — and deserved — to be out on the court.
Nikola Jokic wouldn’t even say what choice words Malone had shared with them at the break before they wrested the 95-92 win away from the Grizzlies and forced the biggest blown lead in Memphis’ regular season history.
But it got worse before it got better.
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