Versatile’ big man Nikola Jokic recorded his 29th triple-double this season. In particular, by recording a triple-double of ’20 points, 15 rebounds, 10 assists’ for the 10th season, he stood shoulder to shoulder with NBA legends Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson.
The Denver Nuggets, led by Jokic, beat the Philadelphia 76ers 116-111 with Joel Embiid and Jason Harden’one-two punch’ injured in the 2022-2023 NBA regular season home game held at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, USA on the 28th 메이저사이트(Korean time). defeated Denver, who had four consecutive victories, secured first place in the Western Conference with 51 wins and 24 losses. If Denver adds only 4 wins from the remaining 7 games, even if the 2nd place Memphis Grizzlies (47-27) win all of the remaining 8 games and become tied, they will advance to the playoffs as the 1st seed ahead in the record between teams in the same conference.
Jokic recorded 25 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists on the day, making his name along with Chamberlain and Robertson as the players in NBA history who recorded 20 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists in a total of 10 or more games in one season. Jokic already had a triple-double before even entering the fourth quarter.
Jokic posted a 20-15-10 stat line in 10 games this season, more than the rest of the league put together (six).
When asked how he would rate his triple-double after the match, Jokic shrugged his shoulders and said, “I think it was good. It was good that we won.”
Jokic is averaging 24.9 points, 11.9 rebounds and 9.9 assists per game in 67 games this season. A situation where a ‘season triple-double’ is possible. He averages 10 assists per game when averaging 10.75 assists in the remaining eight regular season games.