Nikola Jokic paces Nuggets past Timberwolves

2020-02-24T09:19:23+00:00 2020-02-24T10:09:21+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

24/Feb/20 09:19

Nikola Jokic stars in Sunday evening’s NBA Euro-watch action.

By Eurohoops team /

Nikola Jokic dropped 24 points, seven rebounds and six assists to pace Denver Nuggets to a 128-116 victory over Minnesota Timberwolves. Juancho Hernangomez added seven points and four rebounds for the Timberwolves in 27 minutes of action.

Davis Bertans’ heroic effort against Chicago Bulls wasn’t enough for the Wizards to prevail, falling to a 126-117 loss. Bertans added 22 points and four rebounds in 37 minutes coming from the bench. On the other end of the court, Satoransky posted a double-double for the winning side with 15 points, 13 rebounds.

Daniel Theis recorded 16 points and nine rebounds in Boston Celtics‘ 112-114 defeat to Los Angeles Lakers.

Serge Ibaka posted a double-double of 15 points and 15 rebounds as Toronto Raports overcame Indiana Pacers 127-81. On the other end of the court, Domantas Sabonis finished the game with a double-double of his own with 14 points, 11 rebounds and five assists.

Danilo Gallinari and Dennis Schroder led Oklahoma City Thunder to a 131-103 win against San Antonio Spurs, adding 12 and 13 points each. Spurs‘ Jake Poeltl finished the game with 9 points and four rebounds.

Nicolo Melli dropped 20 points as the New Orleans Pelicans prevailed over Golden State Warriors 115-101. Dragan Bender had 6 points and 5 rebounds for the Warriors.

Sekou Doumbouya and Svi Mykhailiuk tapped 7 and 5 points each even though the Detroit Pistons fell to Portland Trail Blazers 107-104.

NBA Standings:


1Milwaukee Bucks Wins48 Losses8 Win Percentage.857 Games Behind Conference Record30 and4 Division Record12 and1 Home Record26 and3 Away Record22 and5 Last Ten Recordand2 Win Streak 2Wins
2Toronto Raptors Wins42 Losses15 Win Percentage.737 Games Behind6.5 Conference Record30 and8 Division Recordand4 Home Record23 and7 Away Record19 and8 Last Ten Recordand1 Win Streak 2Wins
3Boston Celtics Wins39 Losses17 Win Percentage.696 Games Behind9.0 Conference Record25 and9 Division Recordand5 Home Record23 and5 Away Record16 and12 Last Ten Recordand2 Win Streak 1Losses
4Miami Heat Wins36 Losses20 Win Percentage.643 Games Behind12.0 Conference Record24 and8 Division Recordand3 Home Record23 and3 Away Record13 and17 Last Ten Recordand6 Win Streak 1Wins
5Philadelphia 76ers Wins35 Losses22 Win Percentage.614 Games Behind13.5 Conference Record23 and15 Division Record10 and4 Home Record26 and2 Away Recordand20 Last Ten Recordand5 Win Streak 1Losses
6Indiana Pacers Wins33 Losses24 Win Percentage.579 Games Behind15.5 Conference Record21 and16 Division Recordand6 Home Record19 and10 Away Record14 and14 Last Ten Recordand7 Win Streak 1Losses
7Brooklyn Nets Wins26 Losses29 Win Percentage.473 Games Behind21.5 Conference Record18 and17 Division Recordand9 Home Record16 and12 Away Record10 and17 Last Ten Recordand3 Win Streak 1Wins
8Orlando Magic Wins24 Losses32 Win Percentage.429 Games Behind24.0 Conference Record17 and17 Division Recordand4 Home Record15 and14 Away Recordand18 Last Ten Recordand7 Win Streak 1Losses
9Washington Wizards Wins20 Losses35 Win Percentage.364 Games Behind27.5 Conference Record14 and21 Division Recordand8 Home Record13 and14 Away Recordand21 Last Ten Recordand5 Win Streak 2Losses
10Chicago Bulls Wins20 Losses38 Win Percentage.345 Games Behind29.0 Conference Record14 and25 Division Recordand8 Home Record12 and18 Away Recordand20 Last Ten Recordand8 Win Streak 1Wins
11Charlotte Hornets Wins19 Losses37 Win Percentage.339 Games Behind29.0 Conference Record13 and21 Division Recordand6 Home Recordand18 Away Record11 and19 Last Ten Recordand6 Win Streak 1Losses
12Detroit Pistons Wins19 Losses40 Win Percentage.322 Games Behind30.5 Conference Record12 and29 Division Recordand10 Home Record11 and20 Away Recordand20 Last Ten Recordand8 Win Streak 6Losses
13New York Knicks Wins17 Losses39 Win Percentage.304 Games Behind31.0 Conference Record12 and25 Division Recordand10 Home Recordand20 Away Recordand19 Last Ten Recordand5 Win Streak 3Losses
14Atlanta Hawks Wins17 Losses41 Win Percentage.293 Games Behind32.0 Conference Recordand28 Division Recordand5 Home Record11 and17 Away Recordand24 Last Ten Recordand5 Win Streak 2Wins
15Cleveland Cavaliers Wins15 Losses41 Win Percentage.268 Games Behind33.0 Conference Record10 and29 Division Recordand8 Home Recordand22 Away Recordand19 Last Ten Recordand7 Win Streak 1Losses


1Los Angeles Lakers Wins43 Losses12 Win Percentage.782 Games Behind Conference Record29 and6 Division Recordand2 Home Record20 and7 Away Record23 and5 Last Ten Recordand3 Win Streak 5Wins
2Denver Nuggets Wins39 Losses18 Win Percentage.684 Games Behind5.0 Conference Record26 and10 Division Record10 and1 Home Record22 and7 Away Record17 and11 Last Ten Recordand3 Win Streak 1Wins
3LA Clippers Wins37 Losses19 Win Percentage.661 Games Behind6.5 Conference Record21 and13 Division Recordand3 Home Record22 and6 Away Record15 and13 Last Ten Recordand5 Win Streak 3Losses
4Houston Rockets Wins36 Losses20 Win Percentage.643 Games Behind7.5 Conference Record23 and16 Division Recordand4 Home Record19 and8 Away Record17 and12 Last Ten Recordand3 Win Streak 3Wins
5Utah Jazz Wins36 Losses20 Win Percentage.643 Games Behind7.5 Conference Record21 and15 Division Recordand5 Home Record20 and7 Away Record16 and13 Last Ten Recordand6 Win Streak 2Losses
6Oklahoma City Thunder Wins35 Losses22 Win Percentage.614 Games Behind9.0 Conference Record24 and14 Division Recordand4 Home Record19 and12 Away Record16 and10 Last Ten Recordand3 Win Streak 3Wins
7Dallas Mavericks Wins34 Losses23 Win Percentage.596 Games Behind10.0 Conference Record19 and14 Division Recordand2 Home Record15 and14 Away Record19 and9 Last Ten Recordand5 Win Streak 1Losses
8Memphis Grizzlies Wins28 Losses28 Win Percentage.500 Games Behind15.5 Conference Record18 and18 Division Recordand5 Home Record16 and13 Away Record12 and15 Last Ten Recordand4 Win Streak 2Losses
9Portland Trail Blazers Wins26 Losses32 Win Percentage.448 Games Behind18.5 Conference Record15 and24 Division Recordand8 Home Record16 and12 Away Record10 and20 Last Ten Recordand5 Win Streak 1Wins
10New Orleans Pelicans Wins25 Losses32 Win Percentage.439 Games Behind19.0 Conference Record16 and21 Division Recordand7 Home Record11 and17 Away Record14 and15 Last Ten Recordand3 Win Streak 2Wins
11San Antonio Spurs Wins24 Losses32 Win Percentage.429 Games Behind19.5 Conference Record14 and20 Division Recordand5 Home Record14 and12 Away Record10 and20 Last Ten Recordand6 Win Streak 1Losses
12Sacramento Kings Wins23 Losses33 Win Percentage.411 Games Behind20.5 Conference Record17 and19 Division Recordand5 Home Record12 and15 Away Record11 and18 Last Ten Recordand4 Win Streak 2Wins
13Phoenix Suns Wins23 Losses34 Win Percentage.404 Games Behind21.0 Conference Record13 and24 Division Recordand7 Home Record11 and18 Away Record12 and16 Last Ten Recordand7 Win Streak 1Wins
14Minnesota Timberwolves Wins16 Losses39 Win Percentage.291 Games Behind27.0 Conference Recordand26 Division Recordand10 Home Recordand21 Away Recordand18 Last Ten Recordand9 Win Streak 4Losses
15Golden State Warriors Wins12 Losses45 Win Percentage.211 Games Behind32.0 Conference Recordand31 Division Recordand8 Home Recordand21 Away Recordand24 Last Ten Recordand8 Win Streak 6