Nikola Jokic Drops HUGE DOUBLE-DOUBLE In Nuggets Game 2 W! | May 1, 2023
Nikola Jokic is now the 5th player in NBA history to record 20+ points, 15+ rebounds, and 5+ assists in three consecutive Playoff games and the first since Tim Duncan in 2003:
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (3 Spans, high of 3 games)
Wilt Chamberlain (2 Spans, high of 4 games)
Bill Russell (3 Games): 04/08/1962 – 04/11/1962
Tim Duncan (5 Games): 05/19/2003 – 05/27/2003
Nikola Jokic (3 Games): 04/25/2023 – 05/01/2023
Nikola Jokic recorded his 19th Playoff game with 30+ points tonight, passing Alex English (18) for the most such games in Nuggets NBA franchise history.
Led by Nikola Jokic’s 39 points (26 in the 2nd half), 16 rebounds, and 5 assists, the Denver Nuggets defeated the Phoenix Suns in Game 2, 97-87. Aaron Gordon added 16 points for the Nuggets in the victory, while Devin Booker tallied 35 points, 5 rebounds, and 6 assists for the Suns. The Nuggets lead this best-of-seven series, 2-0, with Game 3 taking place on Friday, May 5 (10:00 p.m. ET, ESPN).
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