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 MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Malik Beasley 38 7 5 1 1 25
Jarrett Culver 28 6 0 3 2 20
D'Angelo Russell 30 4 7 2 3 18
Naz Reid 23 4 1 0 2 13
Ricky Rubio 18 2 4 0 1 6
Jake Layman 22 0 2 2 1 6
Juan Hernangomez 26 5 2 0 0 6
Anthony Edwards 23 0 4 1 3 5
Ed Davis 24 8 1 1 0 5
Jaden Mcdaniels 1 0 0 0 0 5
Jordan Mclaughlin 6 0 4 1 1 0
Jarred Vanderbilt 1 0 0 0 0 0
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Denver Nuggets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Jamal Murray 36 5 4 1 0 36
Nikola Jokic 32 12 12 0 7 19
Facundo Campazzo 21 1 2 3 1 15
Jamychal Green 27 5 3 2 4 14
Paul Millsap 25 4 1 0 1 12
Monte Morris 29 3 6 0 0 11
Will Barton 22 6 6 0 1 8
P.J. Dozier 20 4 0 0 0 7
Gary Harris 25 2 0 0 0 2
R.J. Hampton 1 1 0 0 1 0
Vlatko Cancar 1 0 0 0 0 0
Zeke Nnaji 1 0 0 0 0 0
Markus Howard 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Game notes

Malik Beasley

Malik Beasley

Malik Beasley scored 25 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 23 points scored in a December 24, 2020 game against Detroit Pistons (111-101 win). He scored 20 points or more 3 times this season in NBA games.

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell

D'Angelo Russell scored 10 points or more for the 5th time in 6 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 25. He recorded it on a December 27, 2020 game against Utah Jazz (111-116 win).

Jarrett Culver

Jarrett Culver

Jarrett Culver scored 20 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 14 points scored in a December 27, 2020 game against Utah Jazz (111-116 win). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Naz Reid

Naz Reid

Naz Reid scored 10 points or more for the 4th time in 6 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 2 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 17. He recorded it on a January 02, 2021 game against Washington Wizards (109-130 loss).

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic scored 10 points or more for the 6th time in 6 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 4 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 10 assists or more for the 4th time in 6 NBA games this season. His season-high in assists is 18. He recorded it on a December 29, 2020 game against Houston Rockets (124-111 win).

Nikola Jokic grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 3th time in 6 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).

Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray scored 36 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 31 points scored in a January 02, 2021 game against Phoenix Suns (103-106 loss). He scored 30 points or more 2 times this season in NBA games.

Jamychal Green

Jamychal Green

Jamychal Green scored 14 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 8 points scored in a January 02, 2021 game against Phoenix Suns (103-106 loss). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Facundo Campazzo

Facundo Campazzo

Facundo Campazzo scored 15 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 4 points scored in a December 29, 2020 game against Houston Rockets (124-111 win). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Facundo Campazzo made 5 three-pointers and set his new season-high in three-points made (in NBA). His previous record was 1 three-points made in a December 24, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (122-124 loss). He made 5 three-point shots or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Monte Morris

Monte Morris

Monte Morris scored 10 points or more for the 5th time in 6 NBA games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 24. He recorded it on a December 30, 2020 game against Sacramento Kings (125-115 loss).

Paul Millsap

Paul Millsap

Paul Millsap scored 10 points or more for the 4th time in 6 NBA games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 19. He recorded it on a December 29, 2020 game against Houston Rockets (124-111 win).

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