banner

NBA Basketball

100
Final 1 2 3 4 Tot
LA Clippers 25 29 22 24 100
Denver 37 28 28 28 121
121
6:00 PM PT7:00 PM MT8:00 PM CT9:00 PM ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 PM MST9:00 PM EST6:00 UAE (+1)03:0021:00 ET8:00 PM CTNaN:� , January 10, 2019
Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado  Attendance: 15,742

Jokic notches triple-double as Nuggets rout Clippers 121-100

(Photo by Bart Young/NBAE via Getty Images)

By PAT GRAHAM

AP Sports Writer

DENVER (AP) Nikola Jokic wowed his teammates with a perfect full-court pass that led to a dunk and by tossing a pass to himself off the backboard for a layup.

The Denver Nuggets big man was the one wide-eyed after the game when he met Broncos pass rusher Von Miller and exchanged jerseys.

Another eventful evening for Jokic.

The player nicknamed Joker finished with 18 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists for his 21st career triple-double to help the Western Conference-leading Nuggets extend their home winning streak to 11 by cruising past the Los Angeles Clippers 121-100 on Thursday night.

"Another triple-double," Nuggets coach Michael Malone said. "The guy continues to amaze."

Jokic did a little bit of everything, including the pass of the night when he lofted a full-length strike over a defender to Jamal Murray for a dunk in the third quarter.

"He could play for NFL teams the way he passes the ball," Malone said.

Later, Jokic picked up his dribble on a play, saw the path through the lane was clear, banked it off the glass to himself and put it in. It was something he had never tried in a game before.

And no, he wasn't thinking slam.

"I knew he wasn't going to dunk it," Murray cracked. "It was a smart move. It was a great play."

This capped off the night: Jokic and Miller exchanging jerseys.

"It means a lot. I watched him a lot," Jokic said. "He's a beast. He's someone that can't be stopped."

These days, the same can be said of Jokic, who was coming off a game in Miami on Tuesday in which he had 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists.

"He's just a great player," Clippers coach Doc Rivers said.

Murray scored 23 points and Mason Plumlee added a season-high 17 points to go with 12 rebounds for the Nuggets. They're now 17-3 at home.

Lou Williams led the Clippers with 19 points, and Danilo Gallinari chipped in 18 against his former team.

Denver built the lead to 102-81 with 9:03 remaining on a jumper by Monte Morris. The Clippers made a little run, but Morris silenced it with a 3-pointer.

"They just kicked our butt from the beginning," said Tobias Harris, who finished with 18 points and 11 rebounds. "Their intensity and pace, we were kind of on our heels with all night. We've got to respect that especially from a team that's No. 1 in the West."

Gallinari received applause from the crowd when he was announced. He joined the Clippers last season after a bulk of his career in Denver. He was limited to 21 games with Los Angeles in 2017-18 due to injuries and didn't suit up when the Clippers played in the Mile High City.

"It was a good feeling to see a lot of my friend and people that I know," Gallinari said. "But honestly I was just focused on the game plan and trying to play my game and trying to help the team."

TIP-INS

Clippers: F Luc Mbah a Moute remains out with a sore left knee.

Nuggets: G Gary Harris missed his second straight game with tightness in his left hamstring. ... F Juancho Hernangomez has been dealing with an injury. Earlier this season, he dealt with an abdominal strain. "If it gets to a point we have to shut him down for a bit, we'll do so," Malone said.

EJECTED

Clippers guard Patrick Beverley was ejected in the fourth quarter for arguing.

Asked what he may have said, Rivers responded: "I was in the huddle. I think he said I love you."

NATIONAL TREASURES

Jokic, who's from Serbia, currently sits in seventh place among Western Conference frontcourt players in the All-Star voting by fans. Dallas rookie and Slovenian native Luka Doncic is second, with fans counting for 50 percent of the vote to determine the starters.

"Obviously, a lot of fans in Slovenia are voting and not enough fans in Serbia are voting," Malone cracked.

UP NEXT

Clippers: Begin a four-game homestand Saturday against Detroit.

Nuggets: At Phoenix on Saturday before hosting Portland the following night.

---

More AP NBA: https://apnews.com/NBA and https://twitter.com/AP-Sports

Updated January 11, 2019

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2019 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.

Men's College Basketball
NCAA Tournament
#10
Iowa
4213:53
2nd Half
53
#9
11:40 PT12:40 MT1:40 CT2:40 ET6:40 GMT2:40 北京时间11:40 MST1:40 EST
Preview
#1
#9
2:15 PT3:15 MT4:15 CT5:15 ET9:15 GMT5:15 北京时间2:15 MST4:15 EST
Preview
#1
#6
3:10 PT4:10 MT5:10 CT6:10 ET10:10 GMT6:10 北京时间3:10 MST5:10 EST
Preview
#3
#12
4:10 PT5:10 MT6:10 CT7:10 ET11:10 GMT7:10 北京时间4:10 MST6:10 EST
Preview
#4
#9
4:45 PT5:45 MT6:45 CT7:45 ET11:45 GMT7:45 北京时间4:45 MST6:45 EST
Preview
#1
#11
5:40 PT6:40 MT7:40 CT8:40 ET12:40 GMT8:40 北京时间5:40 MST7:40 EST
Preview
#3
#13
6:40 PT7:40 MT8:40 CT9:40 ET1:40 GMT9:40 北京时间6:40 MST8:40 EST
Preview
#12
NBA Scoreboard
LA Clippers688:20
3rd Qtr
New York65
Cleveland 1:30 PT2:30 MT3:30 CT4:30 ET20:30 GMT4:30 1:30 MST2:30 CST3:30 EST0:30 UAE (+1)21:3016:30 ET2:30 CT19:30
Preview
Milwaukee 
Denver 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST1:00 UAE (+1)22:0017:00 ET3:00 CT20:00
Preview
Indiana 
Charlotte 3:00 PT4:00 MT5:00 CT6:00 ET22:00 GMT6:00 3:00 MST4:00 CST5:00 EST2:00 UAE (+1)23:0018:00 ET4:00 CT21:00
Preview
Toronto 
Houston 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 MST5:00 CST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)00:0019:00 ET5:00 CT22:00
Preview
New Orleans 
San Antonio 4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 MST5:30 CST6:30 EST3:30 UAE (+1)00:3019:30 ET5:30 CT22:30
Preview
Boston 
Detroit 5:30 PT6:30 MT7:30 CT8:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 5:30 MST6:30 CST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)01:3020:30 ET6:30 CT23:30
Preview
Golden State 
Sacramento 6:30 PT7:30 MT8:30 CT9:30 ET1:30 GMT9:30 6:30 MST7:30 CST8:30 EST5:30 UAE (+1)02:3021:30 ET7:30 CT0:30
Preview
LA Lakers 
NHL Scoreboard
Philadelphia013:45
2nd
Washington1
Arizona 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET19:00 GMT3:00 12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST23:00 UAE15:00 ET16:00 BRT
Preview
NY Islanders 
Montreal 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 4:00 MST5:00 CST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET20:00 BRT
Preview
Carolina 
Colorado 5:00 PT6:00 MT7:00 CT8:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 MST6:00 CST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)20:00 ET21:00 BRT
Preview
Chicago 
Columbus 7:00 PT8:00 MT9:00 CT10:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 7:00 MST8:00 CST9:00 EST6:00 UAE (+1)22:00 ET23:00 BRT
Preview
Vancouver 
MLB Spring Training
Cactus
Cleveland 12:05 PT1:05 MT2:05 CT3:05 ET15:05 ET19:05 GMT3:05 12:05 MST2:05 EST1:05 CST2:35 VEN23:05 UAE1:05 CT
Chi White Sox 
Kansas City 12:05 PT1:05 MT2:05 CT3:05 ET15:05 ET19:05 GMT3:05 12:05 MST2:05 EST1:05 CST2:35 VEN23:05 UAE1:05 CT
Texas 
Colorado 12:05 PT1:05 MT2:05 CT3:05 ET15:05 ET19:05 GMT3:05 12:05 MST2:05 EST1:05 CST2:35 VEN23:05 UAE1:05 CT
Cincinnati 
Chi Cubs 12:10 PT1:10 MT2:10 CT3:10 ET15:10 ET19:10 GMT3:10 12:10 MST2:10 EST1:10 CST2:40 VEN23:10 UAE1:10 CT
San Diego 
Milwaukee 12:10 PT1:10 MT2:10 CT3:10 ET15:10 ET19:10 GMT3:10 12:10 MST2:10 EST1:10 CST2:40 VEN23:10 UAE1:10 CT
Arizona 
San Francisco 1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST2:05 CST3:35 VEN0:05 UAE (+1)2:05 CT
Oakland 
LA Dodgers 5:07 PT6:07 MT7:07 CT8:07 ET20:07 ET0:07 GMT8:07 5:07 MST7:07 EST6:07 CST7:37 VEN4:07 UAE (+1)6:07 CT
LA Angels 
Grapefruit
Washington(ss)4Bot
4th
NY Mets3
Pittsburgh1Bot
1st
Baltimore(ss)0
Toronto0Bot
1st
Detroit1
NY Yankees0Bot
1st
Minnesota0
Washington(ss)2Bot
1st
Houston0
Baltimore(ss)1Bot
1st
Philadelphia1
Miami0Bot
1st
St. Louis1
Tampa Bay 1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET16:05 ET20:05 GMT4:05 1:05 MST3:05 EST2:05 CST3:35 VEN0:05 UAE (+1)2:05 CT
Atlanta 
Minor League Baseball
International League
Pawtucket 11:05 PT12:05 MT1:05 CT2:05 ET7:05 GMT
Syracuse 
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 11:05 PT12:05 MT1:05 CT2:05 ET7:05 GMT
Buffalo 
Louisville 1:05 PT2:05 MT3:05 CT4:05 ET9:05 GMT
Toledo 
Indianapolis 3:05 PT4:05 MT5:05 CT6:05 ET11:05 GMT
Columbus 
Durham 4:04 PT5:04 MT6:04 CT7:04 ET12:04 GMT
Charlotte 
Rochester 4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET12:05 GMT
Lehigh Valley 
Norfolk 4:05 PT5:05 MT6:05 CT7:05 ET12:05 GMT
Gwinnett 
Founders Cup (LPGA)
PosNameScoreThru
1Y. Liu-19
2C. Ciganda-18
3A. Yin-16
4tH. Kim-15
4tL. Ko-15
4tJ. Ko-15
4tN. Korda-15
4tS. Park-15
9tS. Feng-13
9tM. Hur-13
View Full Leaderboard
 
Maybank Champ (EURO)
PosNameScoreThru
1S. Hend - z-15F
2N. Elvira - y-15F
3J. Janewattananond-13F
4J. Veerman-12F
5tO. Fisher-11F
5tM. Kieffer-11F
7tJ. Smith-10F
7tD. Fichardt-10F
7tF. Zanotti-10F
7tA. Sullivan-10F
View Full Leaderboard
z = Won in Playoff   y = Lost in Playoff
 
Hoag Classic (CHMP)
PosNameScoreThru
1K. Triplett - z-10F
2W. Austin - y-10F
3tJ. Maggert-9F
3tS. McCarron-9F
5tS. Flesch-8F
5tP. Goydos-8F
5tF. Quinn-8F
8tD. Garwood-7F
8tL. Janzen-7F
10tP. Broadhurst-6F
View Full Leaderboard
z = Won in Playoff   y = Lost in Playoff
 
ATP Scoreboard
Sunday, Mar. 24
Miami Open (ATP/WTA)
Third Round
(15) F. Fognini2     
(22) R. Bautista A4     
(7) J. Isner7 4    
A. Ramos-Vino5 4    
(12) M. Raonic 
(19) K. Edmund 
(17) N. Basilashvi 
R. Haase 
(1) N. Djokovic 
F. Delbonis 
F. Auger-Alia 
H. Hurkacz 
(11) B. Coric 
J. Chardy 
(27) N. Kyrgios 
D. Lajovic 
 
WTA Scoreboard
Sunday, Mar. 24
Miami Open (ATP/WTA)
Third Round
(10) S. Williams     
(18) Q. Wang     
(25) D. Collins5 1    
Y. Wang7 4    
(2) S. Halep 
P. Hercog 
(11) A. Sevastova 
Y. Putintseva 
(14) D. Kasatkina 
V. Williams 
(16) E. Mertens 
M. Vondrousov 
(5) K. Pliskova 
A. Cornet 
(4) S. Stephens 
T. Maria