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#Best player in the world
Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic was able to overcome personal tragedy in his life and deliver an outstanding performance in a game against the Boston Celtics. After grieving the loss of his former coach, Dejan Milojevic, Jokic managed to score 34 points, grab 12 rebounds and dish out 9 assists in a 102-100 victory, effectively ending the Celtics’ unbeaten home record.
Nuggets’ coach Michael Malone commended Jokic for his exceptional performance amidst a heavy heart and highlighted his character as a special and talented person on and off the court. Jokic’s extraordinary display of talent and resilience earned him praise, with Malone declaring him as the best player in the world.
The game was a high-intensity affair, with the late-stage playoff atmosphere evident in the intense competition and missed opportunities on both sides. Despite some struggles late in the game, the Nuggets’ stars, including Jokic and Jamal Murray, demonstrated their dominance on the court, overshadowing the efforts of the Celtics’ Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown.
Despite the Celtics holding a 20-0 home record, it was the Nuggets’ experience and Jokic’s exceptional performance that ultimately secured the victory, leaving a lasting impression on the opposition. With his exemplary performance, Jokic continues to ascend the ranks of all-time greats in the NBA.
– Before the game against the Boston Celtics, Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic was grieving the death of a Golden State Warriors assistant from Serbia
– Despite his grief, Jokic played phenomenally in the game and led the Nuggets to a 102-100 victory, ending the Celtics’ unbeaten home record
– Jokic collected 34 points, 12 rebounds, and 9 assists
– Boston missed crucial shots in the fourth quarter, leading to their loss
– Both teams played at a high level, but Denver’s stars, Jokic and Jamal Murray, stood out
– Both teams had intense rotations and played with high intensity, making the game feel like a playoff atmosphere
– Jokic’s performance showed why he’s a two-time MVP and is quickly ascending the list of all-time basketball greats