NBA: Denver gets triple-double from Nikola Jokic, cools down Minnesota

Game recap
Nikola Jokic scored 19 points, Jamal Murray had 36 points, as Denver Nuggets defeated Minnesota Timberwolves, 124-109, on Jan 4, 2021. Malik Beasley scored 25 points for Minnesota Timberwolves.
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Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts Eff
Malik Beasley 25 7 5 38 7-11 3-5 62.5% 2-2 100.0% 1 6 7 5 2 1 1 0 25 31
Jarrett Culver 20 6 0 28 7-9 1-4 61.5% 3-6 50.0% 4 2 6 0 0 3 2 2 20 23
D'Angelo Russell 18 4 7 30 3-8 4-7 46.7% 0-0 - 1 3 4 7 1 2 3 2 18 25
Naz Reid 13 4 1 23 6-7 0-2 66.7% 1-2 50.0% 0 4 4 1 1 0 2 5 13 15
Ricky Rubio 6 2 4 18 3-4 0-3 42.9% 0-0 - 0 2 2 4 0 0 1 1 6 9
Jake Layman 6 0 2 22 2-2 0-2 50.0% 2-2 100.0% 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 6 9
Juancho Hernangomez 6 5 2 26 3-7 0-3 30.0% 0-0 - 0 5 5 2 0 0 0 0 6 6
Anthony Edwards 5 0 4 23 1-1 1-3 50.0% 0-0 - 0 0 0 4 0 1 3 1 5 11
Ed Davis 5 8 1 24 1-4 0-0 25.0% 3-4 75.0% 3 5 8 1 1 1 0 5 5 10
Jaden McDaniels 5 0 0 1 1-1 1-1 100.0% 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
Jordan McLaughlin 0 0 4 6 0-0 0-1 0.0% 0-0 - 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 4
Jarred Vanderbilt 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Minnesota Timberwolves
109 36 30 240 34-54 10-31 51.8% 11-16 68.8% 9 27 36 30 6 11 14 17 109 148
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Denver Nuggets

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts Eff
Jamal Murray 36 5 4 36 10-13 3-7 65.0% 7-9 77.8% 2 3 5 4 0 1 0 0 36 37
Nikola Jokic 19 12 12 32 8-11 0-1 66.7% 3-3 100.0% 3 9 12 12 0 0 7 5 19 46
Facundo Campazzo 15 1 2 21 0-1 5-7 62.5% 0-0 - 0 1 1 2 1 3 1 0 15 18
Jamychal Green 14 5 3 27 2-2 3-8 50.0% 1-2 50.0% 2 3 5 3 0 2 4 2 14 22
Paul Millsap 12 4 1 25 0-0 4-7 57.1% 0-2 0.0% 1 3 4 1 0 0 1 3 12 13
Monte Morris 11 3 6 29 2-4 1-3 42.9% 4-5 80.0% 1 2 3 6 0 0 0 0 11 15
Will Barton 8 6 6 22 1-6 2-5 27.3% 0-0 - 1 5 6 6 2 0 1 0 8 11
P.J. Dozier 7 4 0 20 2-5 1-3 37.5% 0-0 - 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 7 6
Gary Harris 2 2 0 25 1-4 0-4 12.5% 0-0 - 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 2 -4
R.J. Hampton 0 1 0 1 0-1 0-0 0.0% 0-0 - 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Zeke Nnaji 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Markus Howard 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vlatko Cancar 0 0 0 1 0-0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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Denver Nuggets
124 43 34 240 26-47 19-45 48.9% 15-21 71.4% 13 30 43 34 4 6 15 11 124 165

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