Nikola Jokic powers Nuggets to 3-2 over Trail Blazers

2019-05-08T08:55:36+00:00 2019-05-08T09:22:35+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

08/May/19 08:55

Raptors and Nuggets got respective wins to lead their series with a 3-2 record.

By Eurohoops team /

Nikola Jokic shined in Nuggets 124-98 victory over Trail Blazers with another double-double of 25 points and 19 rebounds across 34 minutes on the court. The Nuggets got a 3-2 lead in the series as the Serbian big man put on another show and a new record!

The only other player in the shot-clock era with as many points and rebounds in an NBA Playoffs game with fewer than 35 minutes was Hakeem Olajuwon (36 PTS, 19 REB, 32 minutes) on May 6, 1986, per NBA stats.

At the same time, Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka paced Raptors to a 3-2 lead as well, with a 125-89 win against the Sixers. Gasol posted 11 points and five rebounds, while Ibaka had 10 points and two rebounds.

Last night’s results and Euro-scorers:

NBA 2018-19 playoffs May 7th Score Euro-scorers
Philadelphia 76ers Toronto Raptors 89-125 Marjanovic 6 p. 2 r. – Gasol 11 p. 5 r. 3 a., Ibaka 10 p. 2 r.
Portland Trail Blazers Denver Nuggets 98-124 Kanter 7 p. 8 r. – Jokic 25 p. 19 r. 6 a., Hernangomez 3 p.