|Rights: Be A den GM||HT: 6-11|
|Jersey: 15||WT: 284|
|DOB: 2/19/1995||Age: 28|
|Sal: $32.48M||Inj: No Injury|
|Player Avg: FBPPG =38.46 PPG=24.83 RPG=11.91 BLKPG=0.65|
|Contract Status: YBC - Year Based Contract|
|Nikola Jokic: Triple-doubles in return|
Jokic (hamstring) chipped in 25 points (11-15 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 11 rebounds, 10 assists and one steal across 36 minutes during Tuesday's 99-98 victory over the Pelicans.
The Scoop: After sitting out the Nuggets' last two games, Jokic picked right up where he left off in his return to the lineup Tuesday, recording his 15th triple-double of the season. While the two-time MVP could get some more rest as the season progresses, neither the hamstring injury or a prior wrist issue that cost him time appear to be anything serious. With Tuesday's victory, the Nuggets now sit just one win behind the Celtics for the best record in the league.
Jan 25 3:43 ET