Jokic wins mega clash vs. Doncic

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Antonis Stroggylakis

26/Jan/21 10:11

The Joker continues his crazy streak of consecutive double-doubles.

By Eurohoops team/

It was Luka Doncic that recorded the triple-double but Nikola Jokic who got the win in the end in Monday’s clash between the two European All-Stars.

Jokic finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds for his 17th double-double in 17 games of the regular season so far, as the Nuggets beat the Mavericks 117 – 113 on the road.

Doncic had the 31st triple-double of his NBA career by posting 35 points, 16 assists and 11 rebounds while Kristaps Porzingis added 16 points and six rebounds. They and the Mavs came back from a 12-point halftime deficit to close the third period up 94 – 92 but the Nuggets made a 7 – 0 run to retake the lead and keep it.

After two straight losses, the Orlando Magic defeated the Charlotte Hornets 117 – 108 behind Nikola Vucevic’s 28 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists. It was the 13th triple-double this season for the Montenegrin big man.

Evan Fournier contributed 19 points and six assists for the Magic.

Daniel Theis posted 19 points on 8-12 shots to help the Boston Celtics down the Chicago Bulls 119 – 103. Lauri Markkanen finished with 18 points and six rebounds for Chicago while Thomas Satoransky had six assists and three points.

The rest of Monday’s (25/1) results and Euro scorers:

Detroit PistonsPhiladelphia 76ers 119 – 104 (Furkan Korkmaz seven points, Sekou Doumbouya seven points, Svi Mykhailiuk two points)

Indiana PacersToronto Raptors 129 – 114 (Domantas Sabonis 11 points)

Brooklyn NetsMiami Heat 98 – 85 (Goran Dragic 21 points/six rebounds/five assists, Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot five points)

Cleveland CavaliersLos Angeles Lakers 108 – 115 (Cedi Osman 20 points, Dennis Schroder 10 points, Marc Gasol two points)

Golden State WarriorsMinnesota Timberwolves 130 – 108 (Ricky Rubio 10 assists/six points)

Portland Trail BlazersOklahoma City Thunder 122 – 125 (Enes Kanter 13 points/22 rebounds, Aleksej Pokusevski six points)

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