NBA: Denver gets triple-double from Nikola Jokic, handles Minnesota

Game recap
Nikola Jokic scored 31 points, Jamal Murray had 28 points, as Denver Nuggets defeated Minnesota Timberwolves, 122-118, on Jan 19, 2023. Kyle Anderson scored 13 points for Minnesota Timberwolves.
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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 31 11 13 31 12-20 0-0 60.0% 7-7 100.0% 4 7 11 13 3 1 0 5 31 21 45
Jamal Murray 28 2 4 33 8-13 2-5 55.6% 6-6 100.0% 0 2 2 4 1 2 0 0 28 -13 27
Bruce Brown 16 5 4 33 6-10 1-1 63.6% 1-5 20.0% 1 4 5 4 1 0 0 4 16 10 16
Aaron Gordon 12 3 1 29 4-5 1-4 55.6% 1-2 50.0% 2 1 3 1 2 0 1 4 12 10 10
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 11 1 2 35 2-4 2-2 66.7% 1-2 50.0% 0 1 1 2 1 3 0 1 11 18 13
Bones Hyland 9 1 2 19 1-2 1-3 40.0% 4-4 100.0% 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 9 -2 8
Zeke Nnaji 7 0 0 16 2-3 1-1 75.0% 0-2 0.0% 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 7 -13 3
Michael Porter 4 6 0 22 1-3 0-3 16.7% 2-2 100.0% 0 6 6 0 2 1 1 1 4 -3 5
Vlatko Cancar 4 2 1 16 1-3 0-1 25.0% 2-2 100.0% 0 2 2 1 1 1 0 2 4 -5 4
Christian Braun 0 3 0 6 0-1 0-1 0.0% 0-0 - 1 2 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 -3 2
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Denver Nuggets
122 37 27 240 37-64 8-21 52.9% 24-32 75.0% 10 27 37 27 14 10 2 19 122 20 133
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Minnesota Timberwolves

PLAYER Pts Reb Ast MIN 2M-2A 3M-3A FG% 1M-1A 1% Or Dr Reb Ast To Stl Blk Fo Pts +/- Eff
Jaden McDaniels 18 3 2 34 5-7 2-3 70.0% 2-2 100.0% 1 2 3 2 3 0 3 3 18 -1 20
Naz Reid 17 3 2 26 4-4 0-5 44.4% 9-10 90.0% 1 2 3 2 3 0 3 5 17 2 16
Anthony Edwards 16 9 3 37 7-13 0-4 41.2% 2-3 66.7% 4 5 9 3 3 1 1 0 16 -12 16
Luka Garza 16 4 0 17 1-4 3-5 44.4% 5-6 83.3% 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 3 16 -3 14
Taurean Prince 14 4 1 32 3-5 2-4 55.6% 2-2 100.0% 1 3 4 1 1 1 1 2 14 5 16
Kyle Anderson 13 11 8 34 5-9 1-1 60.0% 0-2 0.0% 2 9 11 8 2 4 1 3 13 -12 29
D'Angelo Russell 13 0 7 32 1-2 3-6 50.0% 2-2 100.0% 0 0 0 7 4 0 0 1 13 -4 12
Jaylen Nowell 9 0 2 14 3-3 1-3 66.7% 0-0 - 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 9 14 9
Nathan Knight 2 1 0 4 1-1 0-1 50.0% 0-1 0.0% 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 -3 0
Wendell Moore 0 1 1 9 0-1 0-0 0.0% 0-0 - 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 -6 2
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Minnesota Timberwolves
118 40 26 240 30-49 12-32 51.9% 22-28 78.6% 13 27 40 26 18 6 10 27 118 -20 134

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