NBA: Spurs beat Nuggets, force decisive Game 7

By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun

ANKARA (AA) – The San Antonio Spurs managed to beat the Denver Nuggets 120-103 Thursday night to force a decisive Game 7 in the NBA playoffs.

In a win-or-go-home situation prior to the match, the Spurs took care of business at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, Texas to even the Western Conference first round series at 3-3.

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 26 points, grabbed 10 rebounds and dished out five assists while DeMar DeRozan accompanied his teammate with a 25-point, seven rebound and seven assist performance.

For the Nuggets, Serbian forward Nikola Jokic's 43 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists were not enough for his team to close out the series.