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Jokicâs triple-double propels Nuggets past Curry, Warriors
Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets dribbles the ball during the game against the Golden State Warriors on January 14, 2021 at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado.
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Jokic’s triple-double propels Nuggets past Curry, Warriors

Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) - January 15, 2021 - 2:21pm

MANILA, Philippines — Nikola Jokic had a stellar triple-double outing as the Denver Nuggets took care of the Golden State Warriors, 114-104, in the NBA on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).

Jokic scattered 23 points, 14 rebounds, 10 assists and three steals to help the Nuggets parry a 35-point explosion from Stephen Curry.

Meanwhile, the Toronto Raptors showcased balanced scoring to squeak past the Charlotte Hornets, 111-108.

Six different Raptors tallied double-digits, with Chris Boucher leading the way off the bench with 25 points and 10 rebounds.

For their part, Philadelphia 76ers continued their stellar start to the season and improved to 9-4 after beating the Miami Heat, 125-108.

Shake Milton tallied a game-high 31 points to lead the Sixers to the win.

The Indiana Pacers also emerged victorious after a 111-87 beatdown of the Portland Trailblazers

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