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Nikola Jokic, Jamal Murray dominate as Nuggets complete perfect homestand

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There was an Eastern European flavor to Denver's matchup against Dallas on Tuesday at Pepsi Center. The Nuggets, led by star Serbian big man Nikola Jokic, needed to knock off the Mavericks, whose headlining act is Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic, to complete a perfect four-game homestand. Jokic and Doncic traded body blows for most of the night. Ultimately, it was the player from the easternmost Balkan country whose team came out on top.

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