"I have to apologize to the Denver Nuggets, they proved that they are a better and more talented team in their victory over the Lakers tonight," Magic Johnson said in part.
Feb 25, 2023; Memphis, Tennessee, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) spins toward the basket as Memphis Grizzlies forward Xavier Tillman (2) defends during the first half at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Petre Thomas-USA TODAY Sports
May 5, 2023; Phoenix, Arizona, USA; Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) against Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker (1) during game three of the 2023 NBA playoffs at Footprint Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports