NBA: Nikola Jokic scores 40 points, Denver cools down Charlotte

Game recap
Nikola Jokic scored 40 points, Aaron Gordon had 19 points, as Denver Nuggets defeated Charlotte Hornets, 119-115, on Dec 19, 2022. LaMelo Ball scored 31 points for Charlotte Hornets.
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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 40 27 10 40 11-22 2-4 50.0% 12-17 70.6% 7 20 27 10 5 2 0 4 40 20 56
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 20 4 5 32 4-6 4-9 53.3% 0-0 - 1 3 4 5 0 0 0 3 20 12 22
Aaron Gordon 19 10 1 28 4-7 2-2 66.7% 5-7 71.4% 3 7 10 1 2 3 1 3 19 15 27
Bruce Brown 16 1 4 37 5-7 2-4 63.6% 0-1 0.0% 0 1 1 4 3 0 2 4 16 18 15
Jeff Green 8 3 0 20 3-8 0-0 37.5% 2-3 66.7% 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 -11 5
Bones Hyland 7 1 1 17 2-5 1-6 27.3% 0-0 - 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 7 -15 2
Jamal Murray 6 1 11 35 2-5 0-6 18.2% 2-4 50.0% 0 1 1 11 3 0 0 0 6 12 4
Christian Braun 2 5 0 21 1-1 0-2 33.3% 0-0 - 1 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 2 -11 5
DeAndre Jordan 1 3 1 8 0-0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0% 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 -16 4
Vlatko Cancar 0 0 0 3 0-0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 -4 -1
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119 55 33 240 32-61 11-33 45.7% 22-34 64.7% 15 40 55 33 14 6 3 17 119 20 139
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Charlotte Hornets

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts +/- Eff
LaMelo Ball 31 5 5 36 6-12 4-9 47.6% 7-7 100.0% 1 4 5 5 2 1 0 2 31 -14 29
Kelly Oubre 16 1 2 35 5-10 2-8 38.9% 0-0 - 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 2 16 -16 10
Gordon Hayward 15 10 4 35 3-7 2-4 45.5% 3-4 75.0% 2 8 10 4 2 0 0 2 15 7 20
Jalen McDaniels 14 5 2 20 3-4 2-4 62.5% 2-2 100.0% 1 4 5 2 1 1 1 4 14 12 19
Mason Plumlee 11 9 4 19 3-7 0-0 42.9% 5-6 83.3% 5 4 9 4 2 0 2 5 11 -4 19
Nick Richards 11 6 1 24 5-8 0-0 62.5% 1-1 100.0% 2 4 6 1 0 0 3 4 11 5 18
P.J. Washington 10 6 1 31 2-6 2-6 33.3% 0-0 - 0 6 6 1 1 1 1 2 10 -13 10
Kai Jones 3 0 0 3 1-1 0-0 100.0% 1-1 100.0% 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 3 -2 3
Theo Maledon 2 3 4 12 0-0 0-3 0.0% 2-2 100.0% 1 2 3 4 1 0 0 1 2 10 5
Terry Rozier 2 2 2 14 1-3 0-2 20.0% 0-0 - 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 -5 2
J.T. Thor 0 1 1 11 0-0 0-2 0.0% 0-0 - 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
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Charlotte Hornets
115 48 26 240 29-58 12-38 42.7% 21-23 91.3% 12 36 48 26 11 7 7 26 115 -20 135

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