Jokic's "monstrous" triple double wasn't enough to beat New Orleans: Pelicans Win

Nikola Jokic finished the match with a new triple-double, 26 points, 16 rebounds and 18 assists

by Sededin Dedovic
Jokic's "monstrous" triple double wasn't enough to beat New Orleans: Pelicans Win
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The Denver Nuggets basketball players were defeated by the New Orleans Pelicans 115:110, in the 12th match of this season's NBA League. Serbian basketball player Nikola Jokić again provided a brutal game, who finished the match with another triple-double, 26 points, 16 rebounds and 18 assists.

However, even that was not enough for the Nuggets to triumph. The Pelicans entered the match more concentrated, which was evident after the first period, which they won with 36:28. The advantage of the home team continued to grow further, and already at the start of the second part it grew to double digits, and at the end of the part, at the mandatory break, it amounted to as much as 16 points - 69-53.

The Nuggets also stepped up their pace, led by the great attacks of a cheerful Jokić, and after the third period they somehow managed to get back into the match and close to a single-digit deficit. It was very uncertain until the end, the Nuggets managed to get close to being only one point behind, but the Pelicans were concentrated enough, and in the end they managed to celebrate.

Zion Williamson, Valanciunas and Ingram were the best in the winning team

In the winning team, Zion Williamson was in the best mood, who finished the match with 26 points, four rebounds and six assists, followed by Valanciunas with 22 and Ingram with 21 points.

On the other side, apart from Jokić, Brown also played a good game, who finished the game with 25 points, nine rebounds and three assists, while Porter Junior should also be mentioned, who finished the match with a double-double performance, 18 points and 11 rebounds.

, and Gordon and Jackson were in double figures with 14 points each. When it comes to standings, the Nuggets are first in the West with a record of 9-3, while the Pelicans are in ninth position, with a record of 6 wins and 6 losses.

The season has just started, there will be many changes during the season, if Jokic continues with such good games, it would not be surprising if they win the title again. A truly unreal match by Jokic. As many as 11 matches were played last night, which we already wrote about, this year's season will be full of excitement.

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