The Utah team defeated the Denver team with 122: 110, it is a second consecutive defeat in the NBA league for the Nuggets team from Colorado.
The Nuggets basketball player Nikola Jokic ended the match two minutes before the end of the first half due to a knee injury
It is not known yet how much and whether Jokic will spend time off the court, but the injury is most likely not as serious as it initially seemed.
Nuggets vs Jazz Game Stats
Denver Nuggets tied up the game at the time of the injury, which they maintained in the third quarter as well. However, when the Nuggets needed to score, there was no one to “pull”, so the players of the home team soon reached a double-digit advantage.
Jokic scored 24 points in 15 minutes on the field (8/9 from the game, 3/3 for three), with six rebounds and six assist for the Denver team.
Will Barton added 21 points with four rebounds in his team’s defeat, while Aaron Gordon scored 20 points with seven rebounds.
Jokic’s short game gained in importance when we take into account that he was guarded by three times the best defender in the league Rudy Gober, who also led the team from Salt Lake City. Rudy Gober scored a double-double of 23 points and 16 rebounds, Donovan Mitchell scored 22 points with six assists, and Jordan Clarkson added 19 points.
Utah is still undefeated with three wins, while Denver is at 2/2 after two defeats in two days. The Nuggets were previously defeated by Cleveland after a great game by Jaret Allen.
In the next Nuggets match, the team of the current MVP Nikola Jokic will meet Dallas Mavericks team of future MVP Luka Doncic.
I hope Nikola Jokic will get well soon, The Nuggets needs him bad. I think Jokic will be okay, maybe he will be out week or two weeks, injury looks bad on first sight but he will be okay.
We’ll keep you updated about Nuggets star Nikola Jokic knee injury and for how long is jokic gonna be out.
(Updated October 28) A source close to the team, Mike Singer, pointed out that the Nuggets center would potentially miss the next game with Dallas on Friday.
“I expect him to be questioned with a diagnosis of a right knee injury for Friday. The team is generally conservative, so it wouldn’t surprise me to miss the game,” he wrote.
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