NBA Summary: Nikola Jokic and Kevin Durant exhibited their power

The Serbian Nikola Jokic, with a powerful triple-double of 40 points, 27 rebounds and 10 assists, and Kevin Durant, with 43 points, 26 of them in the third period, exhibited their power this Sunday in a day of the nba in which The Boston Celtics lost to the Orlando Magic and handed the Milwaukee Bucks the lead in the East.


Jokic achieved a monumental triple-double of 40 points, 27 rebounds and 10 assists, numbers that had not been recorded in the NBA since 1968, with Wilt Chamberlain as the protagonist.

The Serbian, two consecutive MVPs, reached 81 triple-doubles in his NBA career and is the third player in the history of the American league capable of surpassing 40 points, 25 rebounds and 10 assists in a game, after Chamberlain and Elgin Baylor.

The Denver Nuggets are third in the West (18-11), tied with the New Orleans Pelicans, who have lost three consecutive games. The Hornets, despite losing with honor, are last in the East (7-18) and have eight consecutive losses.

PISTONS 121 – NETS 124

Kevin Durant scored 26 of his 43 points in the third quarter as the Nets rallied from 19 points behind to prevail in the field of Detroit Pistons and seal his sixth consecutive victory.

Durant, who had never scored so many points in a quarter in his career, was supported by Kyrie Irving’s 38 points.

For the Pistons, Croatian Bojan Bogdanovic led a group of six players to over ten points with 26 points.


On a day when it was known that Anthony Davis will be out for several weeks with a right foot injuryThe Los Angeles Lakers consoled themselves with a vibrant victory against the Washington Wizards, decided by a basket by Thomas Bryant with seven seconds left after LeBron James grazed a colossal loose ball.

The Lakers were about to squander their 14-point advantage accumulated at halftime and trailed by 8 at the beginning of the fourth quarter, before prevailing with 33 points from LeBron, with 7 assists and 9 rebounds.

‘King James’ gave rhythm to his teammates, particularly Thomas Bryant who sealed a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds.


Jordan Poole played Stephen Curry, absent due to a shoulder injury, and achieved the best performance of his career (43 points) to lead the Warriors over a free-falling Raptors, who suffered their fifth straight loss.

Poole finished with 43 points, 1 rebound, 6 assists and 1 steal; Draymond Green had 17 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists; Klay Thompson had 17 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 1 steal; and Kevon Looney contributed a double-double of 11 points and 11 rebounds, plus 2 assists and 1 block.


With a run of 11-2 in the last two minutes, New York Knicks chained their seventh consecutive victory by winning 109-106 on their visit to the Indiana Pacers.

Jalen Brunson led the Knicks with 30 points and a brilliant 6 of 7 in triples, and had the support of Julius Randle, with a double-double of 25 points and 14 rebounds. Additionally, RJ Barrett contributed 24 points and 4 rebounds.

The Pacers, who recovered the Dominican Chris Duarte after a month and a half out, succumbed despite the good performance of Buddy Hield, with 23 points and 5 triples, and Aaron Nesmith, with 23 points (9 of 12 on shots) and 10 rebounds.


Without Jayson Tatum, the Celtics suffered their second loss in three days at home against the Magicthe fourth in the last five games, and lost the lead in the Eastern Conference in favor of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Paolo Banchero, first overall pick in the last draft, lit up the TD Garden with 31 points (6 of 7 on 3-pointers), 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals to guide a Magic who celebrated their sixth consecutive victory after a very negative start.

The double-double of 24 points and 14 rebounds by Jaylen Brown was not enough for Joe Mazzulla’s team. The Dominican Al Horford scored 8 points, with 6 rebounds and 2 assists in 33 minutes on the court.


The Bulls, who lost their fourth consecutive game, continue in free fall with a non-existent defense that conceded 150 points to the Timberwolves, led by Anthony Edwards, who recorded 37 points, 7 rebounds and 11 assists.

Minnesota had 65.5% shooting accuracy and had 28 points from D’Angelo Russell, in a group of seven players over 10 points.

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NBA Summary: Nikola Jokic and Kevin Durant exhibited their power