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Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone dubs Jamal Murray a superstar after another key performance

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A 20-point Denver Nuggets lead had dwindled to four with over two minutes left in the game when Nikola Jokic handed the ball off to Jamal Murray. Murray backed Alex Caruso off the 3-point line only to spin and drill a step-back 3. On the next possession, Murray hit Paul Millsap for a dunk with a beautiful pass on two defenders. And then Murray sealed Tuesday’s Game 3 of the Western Conference finals with a 29-foot rainbow shot as Denver held on for a 114-106 win over the Los Angeles Lakers in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. “Now I know every night what I’m getting from Jamal,” Denver coach Michael Malone said. “Last year, we knew what we were getting from Nikola, but what kind of game would Jamal have. That’s no longer the case. “We have two superstars in Nikola and Jamal.” The Lakers have arguably two of the NBA’s top five players in Anthony Davis and LeBron James, who combined to score 57 points Tuesday