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NBA. Denver Nuggets stop chain of victories Toronto Raptors thanks to impressive ‘The Joker’

The Denver Nuggets have Monday night put an end to the chain of victories of the Toronto Raptors in the NBA. The team from Denver won in Toronto with 103-106 and gave the Raptors thus the fifth defeat of this season. The Canadian team had the previous eight duels won.

Nikola ‘The Joker’ Jokic was the big man for the Nuggets with a triple-double’. The 23-year-old Serb came up with 23 points, 15 assists and 11 rebounds. Jokic made all the difference in the last 7 seconds, by three free throws to take advantage of. The home team had mainly come from Kawhi Leonard, who are 27 points on the other side threw.

With twenty victories, the Toronto Raptors are still the most successful club this season. Denver Nuggets now stands at sixteen wins, just as Los Angeles Clippers New Orleans Pelicans in own home with 126-129 defeated.

Title Golden State Warriors, for his part, was far too strong for the Atlanta Hawks: 111-128. The Warriors built mainly on their ‘Big Three’. Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson came together for 85 points.

Results:

Atlanta – Golden State 111 – 128

Brooklyn – Cleveland 97 – 99

New York – Washington 107 – 110

Toronto – Denver 103 – 106

Minnesota – Houston 103 – 91

New Orleans – LA Clippers 126 – 129

Detroit – Oklahoma City 83 – 110

Standings (winning percentage, games played, victories, defeats):

EASTERN CONFERENCE

1. Toronto 80,0 25 20 5

2. Milwaukee 68,2 22 15 7

3. Philadelphia 68,0 25 17 8

4. Detroit 61,9 21 13 8

5. Indiana 56,5 23 13 10

6. Boston 56,5 23 13 10

7. Charlotte was 47.8 23 11 12

8. Orlando was 47.8 23 11 12

9. Washington 41,7 24 10 14

10. Miami 40,9 22 9 13

11. New York 32,0 25 8 17

12. Brooklyn 32,0 25 8 17

13. Cleveland was 21.7 23 5 18

14. Chicago 20,8 24 5 19

15. Atlanta 20,8 24 5 19

WESTERN CONFERENCE

1. Denver 69,6 23 16 7

2. LA Clippers 69,6 23 16 7

3. Oklahoma City 68,2 22 15 7

4. Golden State 64,0 25 16 9

5. LA Lakers is 60.9 23 14 9

6. Memphis is 59.1 22 13 9

7. Portland 56,5 23 13 10

8. Dallas collect 52.4 21 11 10

9. Sacramento 50,0 22 11 11

10. Minnesota 50,0 24 12 12

11. New Orleans 48,0 25 12 13

12. Houston was 47.8 23 11 12

13. San Antonio Was 47.8 23 11 12

14. Utah 45,8 24 11 13

15. Phoenix 17,4 23 4 19

Program for Tuesday:

Indiana – Chicago

Miami – Orlando

Dallas – Portland

Phoenix – Sacramento

Utah – San Antonio

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