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Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokic stars in victory against the Charlotte Hornets
Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokic stars in victory against the Charlotte Hornets
Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokic stars in victory against the Charlotte Hornets
Basketball Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokic stars in victory against the Charlotte Hornets

Denver Nuggets: Nikola Jokic stars in victory against the Charlotte Hornets

Denver Nuggets 117 – 112 Charlotte Hornets

Michael Porter Jr and Nikola Jokic scored 30 points each as the Denver Nuggets beat the Charlotte Hornets 117-112. Nikola Jokic had a game-high 11 rebounds for the Denver Nuggets along with six assists. Aaron Gordan scored 17 points for the Nuggets as they push for the third seed in the Western Conference. On the other hand, the Hornets are pushing to secure a spot in the play-in tournament of the Eastern Conference.

The Hornets were trailing by as much as 13 in the fourth quarter before a 16-4 run got them right back into the game. With the score at 107-106, Facundo Campazzo shot a clutch 3-pointer to increase the lead. Devonte’ Graham top-scored for the Hornets with31 points including 7 for 14 shooting from beyond the arc.  Terry Rozier had 21 points, Jalen McDaniels and Cody Zeller (10 rebounds) both posted 15 points and P.J. Washington added 13 points for the Hornets.

Los Angeles Clippers 115 – 96 Toronto Raptors

Kawhi Leonard top-scored for the LA Clippers with 20 points, five assists, and seven rebounds to beat the Toronto Raptors 115-96. Ivica Zubac helped himself to a double-double scoring 18 points to go with his 10 rebounds. The Clippers are looking to secure third place in the Western Conference.

Terance ann came off the bench to score 20 points with a perfect 7 for 7 shooting from the field. Paul George, Marcus Morris Sr. and Rajon Rondo scored 16 points, 14 points, and 11 points respectively. Chris Boucher scored 16 points and secured seven rebounds for the Raptors. They have now lost four matches in a row and are out of contention for a spot in the playoffs.

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