NBA Playoffs: Chris Paul records double-double, Phoenix outlasts Denver

Game recap
Chris Paul scored 21 points, Mikal Bridges had 23 points, as Phoenix Suns defeated Denver Nuggets, 122-105, on Jun 8, 2021. Nikola Jokic scored 22 points for Denver Nuggets.
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Phoenix Suns

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Mikal Bridges 34 5 5 2 1 23
Chris Paul 35 6 11 1 0 21
Devin Booker 38 4 8 1 0 21
Deandre Ayton 36 10 0 1 0 20
Jae Crowder 30 5 1 0 0 14
Torrey Craig 17 8 0 0 2 9
Cameron Payne 19 2 3 1 1 7
Dario Saric 9 2 0 1 0 5
Cameron Johnson 13 1 1 1 0 2
Jevon Carter 2 1 0 0 0 0
Jalen Smith 2 0 1 0 0 0
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Denver Nuggets

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Nikola Jokic 36 9 3 2 3 22
Aaron Gordon 29 4 2 3 0 18
Michael Porter 30 7 2 0 0 15
Facundo Campazzo 36 4 6 2 0 14
Jamychal Green 23 11 1 0 0 10
Paul Millsap 12 1 1 0 1 9
Austin Rivers 31 3 4 0 0 7
Zeke Nnaji 2 0 0 0 0 3
Markus Howard 8 0 0 0 0 3
Shaquille Harrison 2 1 0 0 0 2
Monte Morris 23 1 6 2 0 2
Vlatko Cancar 2 0 0 1 0 0
Bol Bol 2 0 1 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

Phoenix Suns Vs Denver Nuggets

Game notes

Chris Paul

Chris Paul

Chris Paul scored 21 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 18 points scored in a May 30, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (92-100 win). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Chris Paul had 10 assists or more for the 2th time in 7 NBA Playoffs games this season. His season-high in assists is 12. He recorded it on a June 04, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (100-113 win).

Mikal Bridges

Mikal Bridges

Mikal Bridges scored 23 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 13 points scored in a June 02, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (115-85 win). He scored 20 points or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton scored 20 points or more for the 4th time in 7 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 22. He recorded it on a May 28, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (109-95 loss).

Deandre Ayton grabbed 10 rebounds or more for the 5th time in 7 NBA Playoffs games this season. His season-high in rebounds is 17. He recorded it on a May 30, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (92-100 win).

Devin Booker

Devin Booker

Devin Booker scored 20 points or more for the 5th time in 7 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 47. He recorded it on a June 04, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (100-113 win).

Jae Crowder

Jae Crowder

Jae Crowder scored 10 points or more for the 3th time in 7 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 18. He recorded it on a June 04, 2021 game against Los Angeles Lakers (100-113 win).

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic

Nikola Jokic scored 20 points or more for the 6th time in 7 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 38. He recorded it on a June 02, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (147-140 win).

Jamychal Green

Jamychal Green

Jamychal Green scored 10 points or more for the 3th time in 7 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 0 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 11. He recorded it on a May 29, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (115-95 loss).

Jamychal Green grabbed 11 rebounds and set his new season-high in rebounding (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 9 rebounds in a June 04, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (115-126 win). He grabbed 10 rebounds or more 1 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon scored 18 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 16 points scored in a May 23, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (109-123 loss). He scored 10 points or more 6 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Facundo Campazzo

Facundo Campazzo

Facundo Campazzo scored 14 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in NBA Playoffs). His previous record was 12 points scored in a May 29, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (115-95 loss). He scored 10 points or more 5 times this season in NBA Playoffs games.

Michael Porter

Michael Porter

Michael Porter scored 10 points or more for the 6th time in 7 NBA Playoffs games this season. He has done it 3 times on the road, and 3 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 26. He recorded it on a June 04, 2021 game against Portland Trail Blazers (115-126 win).