Nikola JokicC | Nuggets
Nikola Jokic racks up 32/9/5 in loss to Lakers on MondayMay 04, 2021 | 09:16 AM
Nikola Jokic scored 32 points (12-28 FG, 1-4 3-pt, 7-8 FT) to go along with nine rebounds, five assists, two steals, a block, and two turnovers in a 93-89 loss to the Lakers on Monday night.
Writer's Analysis: The Joker has been the top overall fantasy player from wire-to-wire this season and is the clear betting favorite to win the NBA MVP award for the first time as well. It's been a truly marvelous season for the 26-year-old big man, averaging 26.3 points, 10.9 rebounds, 8.5 assists, 1.4 steals, 0.7 blocks, and 1.4 three-pointers on 56.4% FG and 86.0% FT. The Nuggets play three more times this week and will host the Knicks on Wednesday.