Denver had a little Jokić, Dončić won

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Nikola Jokić

The Denver basketball players were defeated by Dallas 103: 89 in spite of Nikola Jokić’s new great game.

The current MVP spent 35 minutes on the floor, during which he scored 27 points (11/18 from the game, 1/4 for three).

In addition, he achieved a double-double performance with 16 rebounds, and he also had three assists.

Besides Jokc, Aaron Gordon stood out with 15, and Will Barton with 12 points.

Denver lost at halftime by nine points, and eight minutes and 22 seconds before the end of the game, they managed to get closer to four points behind (72:76). Dallas then made a series of 22:10, during which he scored six “threes” and secured the victory.

In Dallas, the best was Luka Dončić with 21 points (7/18 from the game, 1/6 for three), eight caught balls and 15 successful passes. Bullock and Powell added 15 points each, Branson had 13, while Feeney-Smith and Kleber scored 10 points each.

Serbian center Boban Marjanović did not play in this match either.

With this defeat, the Nuggets ended a series of three victories in a row.

The Colorado team remained seventh in the West with a score of 18-17, while Dallas is two positions above with 19 triumphs and 17 failures.


Source: Vesti online by www.vesti-online.com.

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