Beasley scores 19 in Nuggets’ loss
The Nuggets remained winless in summer league play in Las Vegas, losing 8281 to the Toronto Raptors on Monday night.
Nuggets shooting guard Malik Beasley led all scorers with 19 points. He has led the Nuggets in scoring in each of their three summer league losses.
Toronto held an 82-79 lead with 14.5 seconds left in the game when Nuggets forward Juancho Hernangomez was fouled on a 3point attempt. He missed the first free throw but made the next two to bring Denver to within one point.
The Raptors’ Pascal Siakam turned the ball over and Beasley had the ball with an opportunity to win the game. But he also turned the ball over, with 2.9 seconds left.
The Raptors, who improved to 3-0, were led by Jakob Poeltl’s 17 points and eight rebounds.