Nikola Jokić (28 PTS) & Jamal Murray (35 PTS) Combine for 63 Points In Nuggets Game 5 W!
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Led by Nikola Jokic’s 28 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists, the No. 1 seed Denver Nuggets defeat the No. 8 seed Minnesota Timberwolves in Game 5, 112-109. Jamal Murray added 35 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists in the victory, while Anthony Edwards tallied 29 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists for the Timberwolves. After closing out this best-of-seven series, 4-1, the Nuggets now advance to the Western Conference Semifinals where they will face the winner of the Phoenix Suns-LA Clippers series (Suns lead, 3-1).
Nikola Jokic’s recorded his 3rd career playoff game with 25+ points, 15+ rebounds and 10+ assists, tying Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson for 2nd most in NBA Playoff history,
LeBron James (4)
Wilt Chamberlain (3)
Oscar Robertson (3)
Nikola Jokic (3)