• Nikola Jokic's 15th triple-double saves Nuggets from collapse vs. Pelicans

    1 day ago - By Bésame

    NEW ORLEANS - Nikola Jokic threw passes as wild as a night out on Bourbon Street.
    More often than not, they worked.
    In the end, the Nuggets survived a frantic, last-ditch effort from the Pelicans on Tuesday night, seizing a 99-98 win. What was once a 19-point lead dwindled under the incessant energy of Jose Alvarado, and C.J. McCollum missed a corner 3-pointer at the buzzer that would've won it.
    Instead, the Nuggets hung on as both Jokic and head coach Michael Malone returned to action.
    “I just missed Nikola, the guy,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone said. “... He's so humble.”
    Jokic, who...
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