26. December 2022
Nikola Jokic had another monster triple-double over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night.
Jokic had 28 points, 20 rebounds and 12 assists for his fifth triple-double of the season. Nikola Jokic has put together a remarkable run of performances overall this season, averaging 26.7 points, 11.2 rebounds, 8.6 assists and 1.4 steals per game while shooting 56 percent from the field and 38 percent on 3-pointers.
Gordon made a thunderous dunk with 5.5 seconds in the extra session that put Denver up 126-125, then smiled and flexed his muscles as he ran back down court to celebrate after the video review confirmed it was a two-pointer.
Nikola Jokic put on another show against the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night, tallying a monster triple-double of 33 points, 15 rebounds and 11 assists. It was his second consecutive triple-double and the sixth of his career. Nikola Jokic has been a force for the Denver Nuggets this season, averaging 19 points and 10 rebounds per game, and the Phoenix Suns had no answer for him.
Early in the fourth quarter, Nikola Jokic brought the Nuggets to life with a series of monstrous dunks that sent the Pepsi Center crowd into a frenzy. Nikola Jokic’s performance helped the Nuggets erase an 18-point deficit to secure a much needed win over their division rivals.
The Nuggets held on for their fourth straight victory over Phoenix this season, getting a huge lift from their reserves. Led by Monte Morris, PJ Dozier and JaMychal Green, the Nuggets’ bench outscored Phoenix’s 42-15. This win was a testament to Denver’s depth and Nikola Jokic’s unique all-around game.
It will certainly be one to remember as Nikola Jokic continues his remarkable season. With the win, Denver climbs to 33-14 and solidifies their spot in the Western Conference standings. It was a game of runs with Nikola Jokic leading the way throughout and the Nuggets’ bench powering them to victory late in the game.