loss denver nuggets And the Memphis Grizzlies are cornered and locked in a fight West’s first appointment, And while Memphis, a 10-game winning streak, left on Tuesday, Denver took advantage of this to win its seventh game in a row. And be the masters of that first leg in conference (31-13 points), at least for now. his victim? Dominated the Portland Trail Blazers, 122-113in spite of 44D Damian Lillard,
beyond the good work of Michael Porter Jr. (23 marks) and Jamal Murray (17 points), was the great figure of the night (when isn’t it?) Nikola Jokic, Serb ends with triple-double 36 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assistsbut the most brilliant, an extraordinary 13-14 zone.
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The truth is that although he deserves a candidate to win his third consecutive MVP in 2022-2023, Joker They have been of totally unparalleled effectiveness. in eight games from January 1jokic no solo average triple-double, crossing the 10-20-10, but it does so with a 68% field!
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To put this in context, we are talking about a player who Won his first MVP with 57% from the field and won his second MVP with 58%But with the return of scorers like MPJ and Murray, it’s taken another Reach For this season: very few shots (over 13 on average in 2023), specifically reducing the number of its triplesbut much more efficient.
Exactly what you saw against the Blazers, taking only of the triplets on his 14 attempts and dominate in painting To Jusuf Nurkic & Co. Entering this party, The average distance of the Serb’s shots in relation to the hoop was only 2.7 metres., his lowest number since his rookie year. While his 2.4 triples per game are his lowest since his second season with the Nuggets.
Is faster internal version of jokic He’s choosing perfectly when to attack and when to pass the ball and the results are two, equally positive for the Nuggets: a sky-high field goal percentage and a Denver offense that’s already ranked number one in the league. Fighting with the Celtics for. In terms of ratings… and also in terms of wins.
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