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Nuggets Film Room: An unexpected role player is picking up the slack in Gary Harris’ absence

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The Denver Nuggets were trying to put the game away Friday in Washington. With 1:20 remaining, they clung to a five-point lead. Wizards sixth man Kelly Oubre Jr. tried to cut into the deficit by uncorking a three-pointer from the right corner, but Will Barton was able to get a piece of it.

Torrey Craig, who was under the basket blocking out 6-foot-11 Marcin Gortat, corralled the deflected basketball and fired it to teammate Wilson Chandler before falling out of bounds.

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