In a night dominated by Nikola Jokic, the Denver Nuggets secured a resounding victory over the New Orleans Pelicans at the Ball Arena, with an impressive score of 134-116. The Serbian player led the game in points and achieved a triple-double, registering 35 points, 14 rebounds, and 12 assists. Additionally, Michael Porter Jr. delivered an inspired performance, contributing 22 points and nine rebounds.
With this win, the Denver Nuggets have notched their seventh victory in eight games of the NBA season, taking the lead in the Western Conference. The team is on a three-game winning streak in the competition.
On the Pelicans’ side, the standout was Jordan Hawkins, who scored 31 points, grabbed seven rebounds, and dished out three assists. The Louisiana-based team currently holds the sixth position in the Western Conference with four wins and three losses.
In the next round, the Denver Nuggets will face the Golden State Warriors at home on November 9th at 12:00 AM. Meanwhile, the Pelicans will take on the Minnesota Timberwolves on the road on November 8th at 10:00 PM.
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