Short-staffed and looking toward a All-Star break, a Spurs (35-24) mislaid to a Nuggets 117-109 on Tuesday night in Denver.
Despite being though their streamer scorer LaMarcus Aldridge, a Spurs hung around in a initial quarter. After sharpened 66.7 percent from a floor, their best sharpened initial entertain this season, a Spurs went into a second entertain streamer a Nuggets 32-30.
The Spurs had difficulty fortifying Denver toward a finish of a second quarter, though went into halftime streamer a Nuggets 57-53.
Showing a lot of fight, a Spurs hold on to a slim 90-87 lead streamer into a final frame. Manu Ginobili exited a diversion in a third entertain and did not lapse after reported feet soreness.
Denver regained a lead in a fourth and continued to pull a lead until a final buzzer.
Joffrey Lauvergne led a Spurs with a 26-point, 12-rebound double-double. Nikola Jokic put adult a triple-double to lead a Nuggets.
The Spurs will not play again until after a All-Star break. The group will face a Nuggets on a highway again on Feb. 23 during 8 p.m.
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