Jamal Murray has prolonged been commonly known as one of the additional springy degree guards inside the NBA, nonetheless, he took his in-game leaping to a model-new stage Monday night in opposition to the Bucks with a ferocious dunk over Milwaukee forward D.J. Wilson.
In the final word seconds of the third quarter, Murray drove earlier Pat Connaughton and did not let up as he approached Wilson inside the lane, instead cocking the ball once more sooner than slamming it on Wilson’s head.
As the Denver crowd went crazy, referees signaled for an offensive foul. It was a significantly questionable call considering Wilson appeared to leap as a lot as contest the shot fairly than stand stationary exterior the restricted area. Murray may be used his off-ball hand as leverage to get above Wilson, though.
The Nuggets went on to win 109-95 in opposition to a shorthanded Bucks group having fun without Giannis Antetokounmpo, Khris Middleton and Eric Bledsoe. Murray scored 21 components and dished six assists in 39 minutes.
Murray’s dunk won’t formally rely on, nonetheless, the image of him leaping over Wilson may really nonetheless make for a superior bedroom poster for any Nuggets fan.