White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108
White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108

SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio point guard Derrick White was screaming, flexing and stomping around the court after almost every basket against Denver. It was completely out of character for White, but the mild-mannered point guard has never been in this situation before. White had a career-high 36 points and the Spurs beat the Nuggets 118-108 on Thursday night, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. "I just had a chip on my shoulder," White said. "This is the way I've played since I was young. Just try to go out there, compete and have fun." Nikola Jokic had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for Denver. Game 4 is Saturday in San Antonio, where the

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