The NBA defending champion Nuggets star player Nikola Jokic.
He scored 18 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists during the game with the Cavaliers.
However, he didn’t accomplish the record of at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in each game.
The game ended 109-121 and the Nuggets lost 4 games in a row.
Two-time MVP Nikola Jokic scored at least 20 points and 10 rebounds in the previous 12 games and became the first in league history since Elgin Baylor in 1967.
The Cavaliers led the game with 29-27 in the first quarter. The Nuggets evened the score in the second quarter. However, they still led the game with 66-58, even Darius Garland scored 16 points.
The Nuggets only scored 17 points in the third quarter. The Cavaliers won the game.
Darius Garland scored 26 points, which is the highest of the Cavaliers and Craig Porter Jr socred 21 points, which is the highest of his career.
Evan Mobley scored 16 points and 10 rebounds. Jarrett Allen scored 15 points and helped the team to win the third game.
The Cavaliers star Donovan Mitchell, who averaged 29.2 points, didn’t show up in the game because of the leg injury. The Sixth Man Caris LeVert absent the game because of a knee injury.
However, the team’s rebound score, 47-33, won the defending champion. The team led with 111-85 in the fourth quarter. The 26-point difference set a new high this season.
The Nuggets Michael Porter Jr scored 21 points and Christian Braun scored 13 points. The defending champion still got 2 wins and 4 losses at the start of the season.
The Nuggets guard Jamal Murray didn’t play 6 games because of his leg injury.