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Millsap's floater leads Nuggets to 102-100 win over Pacers


Paul Millsap hit a left-handed layup with 7 seconds remaining after Jokic was ejected late in the fourth quarter for arguing and the Nuggets moved to the verge of their first playoff spot since 2012-13 with a 102-100 victory over the Indiana Pacers on Saturday night.


Millsap finished with 15 points — nine in the fourth quarter — and 13 rebounds for Denver, which overcame an 18-point, first-half deficit.


The magic number for earning their fourth straight playoff spot stays at one for a Pacers team that hasn’t won in Denver since Nov. 27, 2007.


Wesley Matthews hit a follow shot with 1.8 seconds left in a victory over Oklahoma City on Thursday.


Pacers: G Tyreke Evans returned after missing three games due to personal reasons and a respiratory infection.


Nuggets: The teams held a moment of silence for the victims of the mosque shootings in New Zealand.






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