NBA: Nikola Jokic scores 37 points, Denver outlasts New Orleans

Game recap
Nikola Jokic scored 37 points, Jamal Murray had 23 points, as Denver Nuggets defeated New Orleans Pelicans, 113-108, on Mar 27, 2021. Zion Williamson scored 39 points for New Orleans Pelicans.
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New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Zion Williamson 38 10 5 1 2 39
Eric Bledsoe 34 4 9 2 0 16
Nickeil Alexander-Walker 39 5 5 2 2 14
Brandon Ingram 36 3 5 0 1 13
Josh Hart 27 8 2 1 1 10
Steven Adams 41 4 1 1 1 8
Kira Lewis 16 1 3 0 0 6
Jaxson Hayes 6 2 0 0 0 2
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Denver Nuggets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Nikola Jokic 41 6 9 2 1 37
Michael Porter 39 5 2 0 1 25
Jamal Murray 39 3 11 1 0 23
Paul Millsap 30 7 3 2 1 16
Will Barton 36 2 1 1 3 5
Zeke Nnaji 3 0 0 0 0 3
Jamychal Green 16 4 1 1 1 2
P.J. Dozier 21 6 1 0 0 2
Facundo Campazzo 12 3 0 0 0 0

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal maid, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal maid, 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

New Orleans Pelicans Vs Denver Nuggets

Game notes

Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson

Zion Williamson scored 39 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA). His previous record was 36 points scored in a February 18, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (124-126 loss). He scored 30 points or more 11 times this season in NBA games.

Zion Williamson grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 11th time in 41 NBA games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 15. He recorded it on a February 28, 2021 game against San Antonio Spurs (117-114 loss).

Eric Bledsoe

Eric Bledsoe

Eric Bledsoe scored 10 points or more for the 24th time in 42 NBA games this season. He has done it 8 times on the road, and 16 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 28. He recorded it on a January 24, 2021 game against Minnesota Timberwolves (120-110 loss).

Josh Hart

Josh Hart

Josh Hart scored 10 points or more for the 19th time in 43 NBA games this season. He has done it 6 times on the road, and 13 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 27. He recorded it on a February 17, 2021 game against Memphis Grizzlies (113-144 win).

Nickeil Alexander-Walker

Nickeil Alexander-Walker

Nickeil Alexander-Walker scored 10 points or more for the 15th time in 35 NBA games this season. He has done it 8 times on the road, and 7 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 37. He recorded it on a January 14, 2021 game against LA Clippers (111-106 loss).

Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram

Brandon Ingram scored 10 points or more for the 43th time in 43 NBA games this season. He has done it 19 times on the road, and 24 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 36. He recorded it on a March 24, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (128-111 win).

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic scored 30 points or more for the 16th time in 45 NBA games this season. He has done it 8 times on the road, and 8 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 50. He recorded it on a February 06, 2021 game against Sacramento Kings (119-114 loss).

Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray scored 20 points or more for the 27th time in 43 NBA games this season. He has done it 16 times on the road, and 11 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 50. He recorded it on a February 20, 2021 game against Cleveland Cavaliers (103-120 win).

Jamal Murray had 11 assists and set his new season-high in assists (in NBA). His previous record was 9 assists in a January 23, 2021 game against Phoenix Suns (126-130 win). He had 10 assists or more 1 times this season in NBA games.

Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Michael Porter scored 20 points or more for the 11th time in 35 NBA games this season. He has done it 7 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 30. He recorded it on a January 26, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (113-117 win).

Michael Porter made 5 three-points or more for the 5th time in 35 NBA games this season. His season-high in three-points made is 6. He recorded it on a January 26, 2021 game against Dallas Mavericks (113-117 win).

Paul Millsap

Paul Millsap

Paul Millsap scored 10 points or more for the 20th time in 35 NBA games this season. He has done it 9 times on the road, and 11 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 22. He recorded it on a February 11, 2021 game against Cleveland Cavaliers (133-95 win).