After being dominated so thoroughly in the first two ga…

After being dominated so thoroughly in the first two games that they left San Francisco simply trying to keep things together, the Nuggets avoided being swept for the second straight postseason and now return to the Bay Area for a Game 5 with confidence that they can extend the series even more if they play the way they did in Denver. “There is no pressure on us,” said point guard Monte Morris, who hit five 3’s in the third quarter and scored 24 points. “I think Game 3 and 4 has been our best basketball, how physical we want to be, we displayed that.
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The Charlotte Hornets announced today that guard James Bouknight underwent successful surgery yesterday to repair a tendon in his fifth digit on his right hand. The surgery was performed by Dr. Brandon Valentine at Novant Health Charlotte Orthopedic Hospital in consultation with Hornets team physician Dr. Marcus Cook. Bouknight will not participate in the 2022 NBA Summer League.
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