MDP Live - The Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Clippers 103-100. The victory could not be separated from the brilliant performance of Nikola Jokic.
In Monday's clash at Staples Center, Nikola Jokic scored 26 points, equaled his career-best 22 rebounds and also contributed eight assists as the visiting Denver Nuggets fought back to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 103-100 on Sunday night. (26 December).
With the success of Jokic scoring 25 points + 20 rebounds + five assists for the second time in a row, then he managed to match the achievements of NBA basketball legend Charles Barkley who last did so in the 1988 season. Previously, Jokic managed to make 29 points, 21 rebounds and five assists as the Nuggets beat the Charlotte Hornets.
In the game at home to the Clippers, Luke Kennard had scored a three-point shot to make the Clippers narrow the gap to 100-101. Jokic made two free shots to bring his team to win the game.
However, Jokic does not work alone. He had help from Will Barton who added 17 points, Davon Reed added 15 and Austin Rivers and Monte Morris each had 12 points for Denver.
From the Clippers camp, Eric Bledsoe scored 18 points and 10 assists, Brandon Boston Jr. also scored 18 points and Ivica Zubac had 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Clippers. Terance Mann had 11 points and eight assists and Serge Ibaka had 10 points for the Clippers.