Nikola Jokic has triple double, Nuggets handle Hornets 129-104
Nuggets win 2nd sstraight, 7 wins in last 8 games.
DENVER (AP) - Nikola Jokic had 12 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for another triple-double, Michael Porter Jr. added 28 points and the Denver Nuggets pulled away in the second half to beat the Charlotte Hornets 129-104 on Wednesday night.
Jokic has 10 triple-doubles this season and 51 overall. He also had his 228th double-double to move one past Dikembe Mutumbo for the franchise record. Jokic leads the NBA in double-doubles this season with 36 in 40 games. Will Barton scored 23 points to help the Nuggets win for the seventh time in eight games and snap Charlotte’s four-game winning streak. Terry Rozier had 21 points to lead the Hornets.
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