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Paul Millsap’s double-double highlights Denver Nuggets win over Warriors in preseason opener – The Denver Post

The Denver Nuggets topped the defending champion Golden State Warriors 108-102 in their preseason opener Saturday night.

Here are five takeaways from the Nuggets’ 2017-18 debut:

1. Paul Millsap, an all-star who signed with Denver as a free agent, collected a double-double in his first game in a Nuggets uniform with 22 points and 11 rebounds. He scored 16 points in the third quarter, helping Denver finish the quarter on a 16-2 run to pull ahead for good. Millsap particularly showed off his shooting range, knocking down 4-of-6 attempts from 3-point distance.