Denver Nuggets 108, Toronto Raptors 106 in first preseason game

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The Denver Nuggets eked out a win over the Toronto Raptors in their first preseason game, which was held in Calgary. A few brief notes:

NUGGETS: Jusuf Nurkic had 15 points and 10 rebounds. ... Forwards Danilo Gallinari and Nikola Jokic scored 14 and 12 points, respectively. Rookie Jamal Murray, playing in his home country in the game at Calgary, Alberta, had nine points.

RAPTORS: Terrance Ross led the Raptors with 23 points off the bench. Jonas Valanciunas had 20 points and nine rebounds. ... DeMar DeRozan scored 15 points. Toronto finished its two-game trip through Canada after playing Golden State in Vancouver on Saturday.

UP NEXT: Denver (1-0) visits the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday. Toronto (1-1) travels to the Clippers on Wednesday.

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