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 2 Indiana P. 29-14 
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 4 Utah Jazz 24-21 
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 2 LA Clippers 24-19 
 3 LA Lakers 24-21 
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 5 Phoenix Suns 11-34 
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 2 San Antonio S. 25-20 
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Points Per Game
 James HARDEN
  Houston R.
  (196-SG-89)
  Avg: 34.8
 1. Harden, Houston R.34.8 
 2. Curry, Golden S.29.5 
 3. Davis, N.Orleans P.29.4 
 4. Durant, Golden S.28.2 
 5. Leonard, Toronto R.27.5 
 6. James, LA Lakers27.3 
 7. Embiid, Philadel.27.0 
 8. George, Oklah.Ci.26.6 
 9. Antetokounmp., Milwauke.26.4 
 10. Lillard, Portland.26.0 
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 Andre DRUMMOND
  Detro.
  (208-C-93)
  Avg: 15
 1. Drummond, Detro.15.0 
 2. Jordan, Dallas M.14.0 
 3. Davis, N.Orleans P.13.4 
 4. Embiid, Philadel.13.3 
 5. Gobert, Utah Jazz12.8 
 6. Antetokounmp., Milwauke.12.6 
 7. Capela, Houston R.12.5 
 8. Towns, Minnesot.12.4 
 9. Whiteside, Miami Heat12.4 
 10. Vucevic, Orlan.11.9 
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 Russell WESTBROOK
  Oklah.Ci.
  (190-PG-88)
  Avg: 10.6
 1. Westbrook, Oklah.Ci.10.6 
 2. Lowry, Toronto R.9.6 
 3. Wall, Washington W.8.7 
 4. Harden, Houston R.8.6 
 5. Holiday, N.Orlean.8.2 
 6. Simmons, Philadel.8.2 
 7. Teague, Minnesot.8.1 
 8. Paul, Houston R.8.0 
 9. Jokic, Denver N.7.5 
 10. Fox, Sacramento K.7.3 
Steals Per Game
 Russell WESTBROOK
  Oklah.Ci.
  (190-PG-88)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Westbrook, Oklah.Ci.2.6 
 2. George, Oklah.Ci.2.3 
 3. Covington, Minnesot.2.3 
 4. Paul, Houston R.2.1 
 5. Harden, Houston R.2.1 
 6. Leonard, Toronto R.1.9 
 7. Davis, N.Orleans P.1.8 
 8. Butler, Philadel.1.8 
 9. Fox, Sacramento K.1.8 
 10. Holiday, Chicago B.1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Myles TURNER
  Indiana P.
  (211-C/F-96)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Turner, Indiana P.2.8 
 2. Davis, N.Orleans P.2.6 
 3. Whiteside, Miami Heat2.4 
 4. McGee, LA Lakers2.3 
 5. Lopez, Milwauke.2.0 
 6. Gobert, Utah Jazz2.0 
 7. Embiid, Philadel.2.0 
 8. Towns, Minnesot.1.9 
 9. Robinson, New Y.1.8 
 10. Capela, Houston R.1.8 
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Detroit P. 53% Jan.16 Orlando M.
Boston C. Jan.16 Toronto R. 63%
Houston R. 61% Jan.16 Brooklyn N.
Memphis G. Jan.16 Milwaukee B 66%
Dallas M. 67% Jan.16 S.Antonio S
Portland TB 64% Jan.16 Cleveland C
Golden St.W 71% Jan.16 N.Orleans P
LA Clippers Jan.16 Utah Jazz 54%
Jokic's double-double leads Nuggets over Kings, 126-112 - Oct 24, 2018


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Michael Malone wasn't excited about his Denver Nuggets' defense Tuesday night, but he acknowledged he was nitpicking a little. The coach had to find something to work on after another impressive win by his team. "Our defense wasn't great tonight," Malone said after the Nuggets beat the Sacramento Kings 126-112 on Tuesday night. "Not the defense we hoped for but we're not going to hold everyone under 100." Jamal Murray (6'6''-F/G-97, college: Kentucky) scored 14 of his 19 points in the third quarter and Nikola Jokic (6'10''-C-95, agency: BeoBasket) had 14 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Nuggets, who have won their first four games for the first time since starting 5-0 in 2009-10. The Nuggets swept their three-game homestand, including a win over Golden State on Sunday. "We're feeling good, we're playing well," center Mason Plumlee (6'11''-F-90, college: Duke) said. "It's a long season but we're going to ride the momentum while we've got it." The Nuggets remained unbeaten despite allowing a team to break the century mark in points for the first time this season. The Nuggets held opponents to an NBA-best 95.7 points in the first three games but simply outscored Sacramento, which entered Tuesday second in the NBA in scoring at 125.7 points a game. Gary Harris (6'4''-G-94, college: Michigan St.) scored 18 points and Paul Millsap added 15 for Denver. "They are a tough team to play, they're physical and they take care of their home court," Kings coach Dave Joerger said. "They have found a nice rhythm." Denver's early defense helped build a 13-point halftime lead that grew to as much as 26 in the third quarter. Jokic, who was named the NBA Western Conference player of the week on Monday, had 11 points and 10 rebounds at halftime. He hit a 3-pointer to start the third quarter and then Murray took over. The third-year guard was shooting just 30.8 percent but was 4 of 6 from the field and hit two 3-pointers in the third quarter. "I wanted to come out aggressive but the fouls kind of held me back for the first half," Murray said. "I wanted to make sure I got my confidence up." Marvin Bagley III (6'11''-F-99, college: Duke) III led Sacramento with 20 points and Justin Jackson (6'8''-F-95, college: N.Carolina) scored 17. The Kings scored 15 points in the final 2:35. "If we start out like we did tonight, slow, we lose," Bagley said. "That's what happens every time we start out start slow. We have to start out fast and keep going the rest of the game."
Courtesy of: usatoday.com   




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