Nikola Jokic recorded 32 points (14-19 FG), 11 rebounds and five assists in 27 minutes of play for the Nuggets as they defeated the Knicks, 113-99. Zeke Nnaji added a career-high 21 points and five 3pt FGM for the Nuggets in the victory, while Julius Randle tallied 24 points, seven rebounds and a game-high eight assists for the Knicks in the losing effort. The Nuggets improve to 11-11 on the season, while the Knicks fall to 11-12.
NEW YORK (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 32 points and had 11 rebounds in just 27 minutes, leading the Denver Nuggets over the New York Knicks 113-99 Saturday. Denver never trailed in winning for only the third time in 10 games. Zeke Nnaji added 21 points off the bench for the Nuggets, Will Barton contributed 13 and Jeff Green 11. The Knicks have lost three straight overall and fell to 5-8 at Madison Square Garden this season. Julius Randle led the Knicks with 24 points on 9-for-18 shooting. Evan Fou