NBA: Nikola Jokic records triple-double, Denver prevails over Houston

Game recap
Nikola Jokic scored 19 points, Michael Porter had 14 points, as Denver Nuggets defeated Houston Rockets, 124-111, on Dec 29, 2020. James Harden scored 34 points for Houston Rockets.
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Denver Nuggets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jamal Murray 31 5 2 0 1 21
Nikola Jokic 34 12 18 3 1 19
Paul Millsap 24 3 1 0 0 19
Michael Porter 23 9 2 0 1 14
Gary Harris 28 3 2 3 0 14
Monte Morris 23 4 5 0 1 12
Will Barton 22 4 0 0 1 11
Isaiah Hartenstein 9 4 0 1 0 5
Facundo Campazzo 5 1 0 0 0 4
P.J. Dozier 19 5 1 1 1 3
R.J. Hampton 4 1 0 0 0 2
Bol Bol 5 1 0 0 1 0
Zeke Nnaji 3 0 0 0 0 0
Vlatko Cancar 3 0 0 0 0 0
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Houston Rockets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
James Harden 31 6 8 1 0 34
Christian Wood 36 3 1 2 2 23
David Nwaba 31 5 1 2 0 14
Sterling Brown 30 4 2 1 0 12
P.J. Tucker 26 3 4 2 0 9
Bruno Caboclo 19 6 0 0 0 6
Jae'sean Tate 25 7 2 0 1 5
Brodric Thomas 8 0 1 0 0 5
Danuel House 28 4 6 0 0 3

Denver Nuggets Vs Houston Rockets

Game notes

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic scored 10 points or more for the 3th time in 3 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 29. He recorded it on a December 24, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (122-124 loss).

Nikola Jokic had 18 assists and set his new season-high in assists (in NBA). His previous record was 14 assists in a December 24, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (122-124 loss). He had 15 assists or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Nikola Jokic grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 2th time in 3 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 15. He recorded it on a December 24, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (122-124 loss).

Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Michael Porter scored 10 points or more for the 3th time in 3 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 24. He recorded it on a December 24, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (122-124 loss).

Paul Millsap

Paul Millsap

Paul Millsap scored 19 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 16 points scored in a December 24, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (122-124 loss). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Monte Morris

Monte Morris

Monte Morris scored 10 points or more for the 2th time in 3 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 13. He recorded it on a December 26, 2020 game against LA Clippers (108-121 loss).

Gary Harris

Gary Harris

Gary Harris scored 14 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 10 points scored in a December 24, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (122-124 loss). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray scored 20 points or more for the 2th time in 3 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 23. He recorded it on a December 26, 2020 game against LA Clippers (108-121 loss).

Will Barton

Will Barton

Will Barton scored 10 points or more for the 3th time in 3 NBA games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 16. He recorded it on a December 24, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (122-124 loss).

James Harden

James Harden

James Harden scored 30 points or more for the 2th time in 2 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 0 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 44. He recorded it on a December 27, 2020 game against Portland Trail Blazers (128-126 loss).

James Harden made 5 three-points or more for the 2th time in 2 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 6. He recorded it on a December 27, 2020 game against Portland Trail Blazers (128-126 loss).

Christian Wood

Christian Wood

Christian Wood scored 20 points or more for the 2th time in 2 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 0 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 31. He recorded it on a December 27, 2020 game against Portland Trail Blazers (128-126 loss).

Sterling Brown

Sterling Brown

Sterling Brown scored 12 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 10 points scored in a December 27, 2020 game against Portland Trail Blazers (128-126 loss). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

David Nwaba

David Nwaba

David Nwaba scored 14 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 10 points scored in a December 27, 2020 game against Portland Trail Blazers (128-126 loss). He scored 10 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994