NBA: Nikola Jokic drops 46 points, Denver defeats New Orleans

Game recap
Nikola Jokic scored 46 points, Aaron Gordon had 28 points, as Denver Nuggets defeated New Orleans Pelicans, 138-130, on Mar 7, 2022. Brandon Ingram scored 38 points for New Orleans Pelicans.
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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
Nikola Jokic
Nikola Jokic
46 12 11 43 13-17 3-5 72.7% 11-12 91.7% 3 9 12 11 5 3 4 3 46 22 64
Aaron Gordon
Aaron Gordon
28 8 2 43 9-12 0-5 52.9% 10-15 66.7% 3 5 8 2 3 1 2 5 28 10 25
Monte Morris
Monte Morris
18 3 8 36 5-8 2-6 50.0% 2-2 100.0% 0 3 3 8 2 0 1 2 18 15 21
Nah'Shon Hyland
Nah'Shon Hyland
11 3 3 17 1-1 2-4 60.0% 3-4 75.0% 0 3 3 3 1 0 0 2 11 -7 13
Jamychal Green
Jamychal Green
10 8 1 19 4-4 0-0 100.0% 2-2 100.0% 3 5 8 1 1 0 0 3 10 -4 18
Will Barton
Will Barton
9 4 3 24 1-2 2-5 42.9% 1-2 50.0% 0 4 4 3 1 2 0 1 9 -1 12
Jeff Green
Jeff Green
8 3 3 34 3-6 0-1 42.9% 2-2 100.0% 0 3 3 3 0 1 0 1 8 11 11
Bryn Forbes
Bryn Forbes
7 1 0 15 1-2 1-3 40.0% 2-2 100.0% 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 7 -2 5
DeMarcus Cousins
DeMarcus Cousins
1 4 0 10 0-2 0-2 0.0% 1-2 50.0% 1 3 4 0 2 0 0 3 1 -13 -2
Austin Rivers
Austin Rivers
0 1 1 24 0-0 0-2 0.0% 0-0 - 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 3 0 9 1
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Denver Nuggets
138 47 32 265 37-54 10-33 54.0% 34-43 79.1% 10 37 47 32 15 7 8 26 138 40 168
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New Orleans Pelicans

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts +/- Eff
Brandon Ingram
Brandon Ingram
38 5 9 40 9-17 3-7 50.0% 11-13 84.6% 0 5 5 9 5 0 1 4 38 -8 34
C.J. McCollum
C.J. McCollum
24 5 9 43 7-13 2-6 47.4% 4-6 66.7% 3 2 5 9 1 1 0 3 24 -20 26
Jonas Valanciunas
Jonas Valanciunas
19 14 2 30 8-13 1-3 56.3% 0-0 - 4 10 14 2 3 0 0 6 19 -5 25
Devonte Graham
Devonte Graham
12 1 3 21 1-3 3-7 40.0% 1-3 33.3% 0 1 1 3 1 1 0 3 12 2 8
Willy Hernangomez
Willy Hernangomez
8 8 2 22 3-9 0-0 33.3% 2-3 66.7% 4 4 8 2 1 1 2 3 8 -8 13
Herbert Jones
Herbert Jones
7 4 2 40 2-6 1-3 33.3% 0-0 - 0 4 4 2 3 3 0 5 7 -16 7
Jaxson Hayes
Jaxson Hayes
6 6 0 26 3-5 0-1 50.0% 0-0 - 1 5 6 0 0 1 1 3 6 8 11
Jose Alvarado
Jose Alvarado
6 1 2 11 0-1 2-3 50.0% 0-0 - 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 6 17 8
Tony Snell
Tony Snell
6 1 1 22 0-0 2-2 100.0% 0-0 - 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 6 -6 8
Naji Marshall
Naji Marshall
4 4 0 9 1-1 0-1 50.0% 2-4 50.0% 2 2 4 0 0 1 0 1 4 -4 6
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New Orleans Pelicans
130 49 30 265 34-68 14-33 47.5% 20-29 69.0% 14 35 49 30 14 9 4 30 130 -40 146

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