Jokic, Nuggets avoid sweep with Game 4 victory over Warriors


              Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, front, fields a pass as Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton defends during the second half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series Thursday, April 21, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic gestures after hitting a 3-point basket against the Golden State Warriors in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, fields a pass as Denver Nuggets forward Will Barton defends in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green gestures to fans as they heckle him after he fouled out late in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry reacts after hitting a 3-point-basket in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series against the Denver Nuggets, Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic, left, looks to pass the ball as Golden State Warriors center Kevon Looney, center, and forward Draymond Green defend in the second half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Denver Nuggets head coach Michael Malone directs his team in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series against the Golden State Warriors, Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green, center left, pushes Denver Nuggets forward Aaron Gordon, center right, after he was called for a foul against Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (not shown) in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Denver Nuggets center DeMarcus Cousins, right, fields a pass as Golden State Warriors forward Andre Iguodala defends in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, center, drives the lane bertween Denver Nuggets forwards Will Barton, left, and Aaron Gordon in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, right, drives past Denver Nuggets guard Austin Rivers in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series, Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
            
              Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins, left, blocks a shot by Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic in the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 24, 2022, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
Jokic, Nuggets avoid sweep with Game 4 victory over Warriors