Nikola Jokic made history.
The Denver Nuggets won Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals of the 2023 NBA Playoffs 113-111 on Sunday at Crypto.com Arena.메이저사이트
Jokic was the star of the show in this game. Jokic recorded a triple-double with 30 points, 13 assists, and 14 rebounds to lead the team to the Finals.
With another triple-double, Jokic recorded his eighth triple-double in the playoffs this season. That’s an NBA record. The record was previously held by Wilt Chamberlain, who recorded seven triple-doubles in the 1967 playoffs. It took Jokic 56 years to surpass Chamberlain’s record.
- Most triple-doubles in a single season in the playoffs
Nikola Jokic: 8 (2023)
Wilt Chamberlain: 7 (1967)
Magic Johnson: 6 times (1982)
Draymond Green: 6 times (2019)
Jokic’s record-setting performance helped Denver reach the Finals for the first time since its inception. Denver’s Finals opponent will be the winner of the Boston-Miami series. At this point, the Heat are favored to win the series, which they lead 3-0.
Meanwhile, Jokic averaged 27.8 points, 14.5 rebounds, and 11.8 assists in the conference finals. Jokic won the Magic Johnson Trophy, which is awarded to the Western Conference Finals MVP.