Jokic set another five records, one for the first time in history!Patton’s verdict: He’s the best player in the league

2022-05-19 0 By

On February 7, Beijing time, the Nuggets beat the Nets 124-104 at home.Irving led the team, trailing by only one point in the first half, but the nets fell apart in the third quarter after a 31-16 loss. Irving played seven minutes in the final quarter before Nash replaced him and the nets lost their eighth straight game.Seven of the nuggets scored in double figures, including all five starters and two with 20 points. Jokic made 12 of 15 in 29 minutes and 49 seconds, scoring 27 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists, 2 steals and 1 block. He shot 80 percent.The nets were crushed inside by Jokic alone.Jokic set multiple records in this game, the center magic is really good blast!He became only the second player in NBA history besides Wilt Chamberlain to shoot 80 percent from the field with a 25-plus triple-double.2. He led the league with his 14th triple-double of the season;3. Jokic recorded his 71st career triple-double.Only Oscar Robertson (151) and Magic Johnson (73) have more triple-doubles in the first 500 games in NBA history.4. Jokic scored 9,057 points, 5,081 rebounds and 3,068 assists in his first 500 games, becoming the only player in NBA history to record 9,000 points, 5,000 rebounds and 3,000 assists in his first 500 games.5. Jokic is seven triple-doubles away from becoming the most in NBA history for a center. He is seven triple-doubles away from passing Wilt Chamberlain.Jokic’s teammate Will Barton was blunt after the game: nikola Jokic is the best player in the league.That certainly sparked a lot of discussion, considering embiid, Durant, Cp3, Curry and others have been doing well this season.Barton also mentioned that Jokic’s defense has improved this season, that he’s more vocal on the court, that he’s putting up amazing numbers all the time, that he can do it all, that he’s the best player in the league.By Yan Xiaobai