12/27/2021 at 11:19 am CET
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Nikola Jokic is still determined to prove that he is the best “5” in the NBA. Their 26 years and after winning the league’s MVP award last season, serbian is the benchmark of some Denver Nuggets that they surely have a somewhat irregular season, with the record of wins and losses tied at 16, but they know that they have in their ranks such a privileged resource as Jokic.
Last night The Nuggets beat the combative Clippers by 103-100 with those fighting for prime playoff positions in the west. It was a marked match on the calendar for both teams and apparently also for a Jokic who In the previous game against the Charlotte Hornets, he had already totaled 29 points, 21 rebounds and 5 assists.
Jokic equals over 30-year record held by Barkley
Against the Clippers, the Serbian rose to 26 points, 22 rebounds and 8 assists, managing to exceed for the second consecutive game the marks of 20 points, 20 rebounds and 5 assists, a record which He had not been matched since 1988, owned by Charles Barkley.
The Serb also passed Marcus Camby
This record was not the only one of the night for the Serbian, since with his numbers, he achieved his sixth game since he is in the competition in which he reaches 20 points and 20 rebounds, and this way he becomes the Nuggets player who achieves this mark the most times, beat a legendary actor of the franchise as it is Marcus Camby.
Above Wilt Chamberlain
The good journey that Jokic leads, also does it today leads the ranking for the highest efficiency in a season in NBA history. This index is calculated by including the positive and negative actions of each player according to the minutes played. And today, with a figure of 32.7, ahead of Wilt Chamberlain’s 32.1 in 61/62, and Giannis Antetokounmpo’s 31.9 in 19/20, where he raised the ‘MVP’.