Denver Nuggets Daily: With Jamal Murray’s breakout performance, a closer has emerged

Jan 22, 2018; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) reacts after a play in the third quarter against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Pepsi Center. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports

The Denver Nuggets hosted the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night in what may have been the most important game of the season. 20 year-old Jamal Murray went off for a career-high 38 points and closed the game out strong to help secure the crucial win.

T.J. McBride and Brendan Vogt of Mile High Sports meet up to discuss the big game. Is Jamal Murray this team’s closer? Where does he rank among the Nuggets most important players? Will this win galvanize the team going forward? The guys break it all down and answer some your Twitter questions.

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