Nikola Jokic, the Denver Nuggets flashlight, again set a record. He entered the top 10 most double-winning NBA all time. Jokic shifts Bob Cousy who previously occupied 10th place.
Serbian national player has collected 34 double during his career in the NBA. He is now under James Harden who collected 42 double. Jokic needed at least eight more double to match Harden. However, the Houston Rockets mainstay also had the opportunity to stay away from Jokic because he was still actively playing.
Jokic himself obtained the 34th triple in the face of the Phoenix Suns today, Monday, December 23, 2019 local time. He scored 22 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists. The Nuggets also won 113-111.
Since his arrival in 2014, Jokic has indeed become a Nuggets mainstay player. His role is even more important as the development of his ability to play basketball. Jokic not only serves as the main scorer, but also a facilitator who is useful in passing the balls to his friends.
In 2019-2020, Jokic has appeared in 29 matches. Everything as a starter. He scored an average of 17.3 points, 10 rebounds, 6.8 assists, and 1 steal.
The percentage of shots (FG%) reaches 49 percent. Effectiveness of shots (eFG%) 53 percent. True shooting percentage (TS%) 56 percent.
With that performance, Jokic is able to deliver the Nuggets to rank second Western Region for a while. They pocketed a 21-8 win-loss record. Jokic could have helped the Nuggets win more wins as well as other double.
Furthermore, Jokic et al. will face the New Orleans Pelicans. They fight the day after tomorrow. Pelicans is the bottom-tier team. (put)