Then trailing by a point with two minutes to play, Leonard air-balled a three-point attempt, but made up for it with a long jumper - and a double fist pump in celebration - on the Raptors' next trip down the floor to give the Raptors a brief lead.
Denver's recipe for success remained the same: get the ball to Jokic and let him do his thing.
The Nuggets took 59-47 advantage into halftime, paced by 14 points, 10 assists and five rebounds from Jokic.
The Raptors shot a awful 2-for-12 from three-point range in the first quarter, but still managed to keep it close.
"He does everything", Murray said of Jokic. The Nuggets won their sixth straight and halted Toronto's winning streak at eight.
Blake Griffin led Detroit with 20 points. Denver would answer though immediately going on a surge of their own to give themselves an 86-78 lead going into the fourth quarter. Leonard scored a game-high 27 points and had eight rebounds for the Raptors. The Nuggets led 104-103 when Jokic caught an inbound pass from forward Paul Millsap in the final seconds. Hernangomez would go one of two from the line as the game was now in the hands of the Nuggets defense.
Clawing their way back from a 12-point deficit, a fadeaway shot by Leonard tied the game with 7.1 seconds on the clock.
Leonard was called for a non-shooting foul, but Jokic threw up a shot anyway.
In New Orleans, Tobias Harris made two clutch free throws with 4.7 seconds left to close out a 27-point performance, and Los Angeles held off the Pelicans. Murray logged a whopping 41 minutes, scoring 21 points, dishing out eight assists, and grabbing seven rebounds. Beasley also had a good game for Denver off the bench as he poured in 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field, 3-of-3 from behind the three-point line.
German prosecutors said 65 premises linked to the southern Italy-based organised crime group were also being searched. Among the 'ndrangheta clans hardest hit by Wednesday's raids was the Pelle-Vottari crime family, investigators said.
Many others mocked the organisation for trying to push the changes, and pointed out flaws in its suggestions. PETA has been heavily criticised for comparing "speciesism" to racism, homophobia and ableism.
Former Liverpool FC striker Owen is confident that Chelsea FC will secure three points against Wolves on Wednesday night. According to the Evening Standard , Willian, Alvaro Morata and Ruben Loftus-Cheek are set to come back into the side.
The Seattle Seahawks defense didn't allow a touchdown until the third quarter and the offense was on fire the entire game. Sherman saw plenty of that from opposting QBs when he played in Seattle for seven seasons.
After the comedian posted his message, Grande spoke out in support of her ex-fiancé on her Instagram Story. On dealing with so much hardship this year: " I guess there's not much I'm afraid of anymore ".
McLeod says as there is a publication ban in effect and he could not provide any further details. "The ban was sought by Ms Meng". The Wall Street Journal notes that US authorities want to bring Meng to federal court in the Eastern District of NY .
The article on @priyankachopra was sexist, racist and disgusting. "These kind of random things can't disturb it". Sonam tweeted , "For a publication that "shows women's what they are made of" @ TheCut has a lot to answer for".
According to E! the 2019 show will debut a new award 'measuring 11.5 inches tall, 3.75 inches wide and 3.75 inches deep. Samberg hosted the Emmy Awards in 2015, but it will be Oh's first time hosting a major awards show.
HDTVs that have the feature insert (i.e., interpolate) frames that didn't exist in the source video to smooth out the action. The video sent ripples through Hollywood , with many praising Cruise and McQuarrie for their efforts.
Nokia 7.1 up for pre-orders in India; Price, offers and more
Nokia 5.1 Plus features a pure design with 2.5D curved front and rear glass, complemented by curved edges and a high-gloss finish. Offers on the device include 1TB of 4G data on plans starting from Rs 199 for Airtel prepaid users buying the Nokia 7 .1.
South Korea's Moon still hopes to host Kim this year
Also, working on his North Korea diplomacy, the president met with the leaders of the Netherlands and South Afirca. Trade is also likely to feature, following New Zealand and South Korea signing a free trade agreement in 2015.
Two US Marine planes crash while refueling off Japan
The aircraft were identified as a KC-130-a plane involved in aerial refueling-and an F/A-18 Hornet-a twin engine fighter jet. A search and rescue operation is under way in Japan after an incident involving two US Marine Corps aircraft.
As Gun Violence Grows, US Life Expectancy Drops
In terms of deaths from suicide , Bernstein writes that there is a huge disparity between urban and rural Americans. To date, the overdose epidemic has wrought the most devastation in Northeast, Midwest and mid-Atlantic states.
Seattle among 8 cities awarded XFL team
Murphy confirmed that a third football team will be utilizing the stadium when the XFL returns in 2020. The host cities were actually leaked by the XFL last week prior to the official announcement today.