Clippers' Boban Marjanovic alters rim with monster dunk

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If that weren't enough, another one of his dunks later in the game caused a delay because he literally broke the rim and it had to be fixed.

The Los Angeles Clippers didn't win on Wednesday night. "We stayed with it, didn't panic and were able to execute down the stretch".

It looked like the Nuggets' road woes would catch up with them again.

The scoring was pretty evenly distributed for the team with Boban Marjanovic adding 18 points, Danilo Gallinari with 16, Lou Williams with 14 and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scoring 11 in his National Basketball Association debut.

Denver then closed the game by outscoring Los Angeles 23-6. The massive 7-foot-3 Clippers big man impressed in the team's season debut, scoring 18 points and grabbing eight boards in fewer than 18 minutes on the floor. Gary Harris and Jamal Murray handled that pressure in the preseason by combining for only one turnover in their single quarter of action. Star center Nikola Jokic put up 21 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.

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"What stood out to me was what I said before the year, which was, 'Can we close games?' and tonight we didn't do that", Clippers coach Doc Rivers said.

The offense from both sides really picked up to end the first quarter as the Nuggets took a 29-24 lead going into the second.

"It's awesome", Tobias Harris said of Marjanovic's feat. Other notable stat lines were Harris, who poured in 20 points, and Barton who scored 19.

Nuggets: Denver was without Isaiah Thomas (right hip surgery), Jarred Vanderbilt (right foot surgery) and Michael Porter Jr. Following the game, Marjanovic spoke to reporters on Thursday and was asked about the play in which he broke the rim.


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