Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray was on fire last night, torching the Boston Celtics for a career-high 48 points in a 115-107 win. The only player hotter than Murray was Celtics guard Kyrie Irving after the game.
Even though the game was already won, Murray was still hungry for a 50-burger. As time was running down, it appeared as if Murray would just dribble out the clock.
With one second left and the game already in hand, Murray jacked up a three-pointer to try and reach 51 points. As his Nuggets teammates surrounded him to celebrate, referees rushed to separate the group from the Celtics on the floor who were less than thrilled with Murray's decision.
"I was trying to get 50, I didn't mean no harm," said Murray after the game. "I shouldn't have done it, but they understand I was trying to get 50."
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