Nikola Jokic It is one of the great attractions of the NBA and not only for his game, but also for his good humor and histrionics on the court. On the day in which Denver nuggets beat Los Angeles Clippers As a visitor, the Serbian stood out for his great performance but also for a fun moment that he starred in seconds before the game began.
Judge Bill Kennedy he got ready to start the game. Jokic, on the Denver side, and Ivica Zubac, on the Clippers, crouched waiting to make the jump. But the referee was slow to throw the ball into the air and the Serbian, who had been left in an uncomfortable position with his body, rehearsed a dance step. That kind of improvised twerking caused the laughs that Kennedy, who had to take a few seconds to compose himself and return to action.
It was the preamble to the great night of Jokic, who scored two free games with 12.7 seconds remaining to conclude the game and so on. added 26 points and 22 rebounds to give the Nuggets victory over the Clippers by 103 to 100.
The Denver pivot demonstrated his category of NBA Most Valuable Player, scoring nine of 24 shots from the field and had a perfect roster from the free throw line on his seven attempts. In his performance under the boards he took 16 defensive rebounds and six offensive rebounds, adding on both sides of the court. Jokic also added eight assists, blocked two shots and stole two balls to be the soul, body and heart of Denver.
This enormous performance allowed The joker add your sixth game of the season in which he adds 20 + 20, that is, more than 20 points and 20 rebounds. With this record he surpassed Marcus camby, who had five, and thus is the leader in this item since the franchise entered the NBA in the 1976-77 season.
What’s more, for the second consecutive game he reached at least 25 points, 20 rebounds and five assists. Nobody in the NBA did this since Charles barkley did it in 1988. The next game for the Nuggets will be this Wednesday against Golden state warriors and there the Serbian will have the opportunity to continue spraying brands.
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