Star duo are the primary teammates to submit 30-point triple-doubles every in the identical recreation.
Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray carved out a slice of NBA historical past, each notching 30-point triple-doubles because the Denver Nuggets downed the Miami Warmth 109-94 to take a 2-1 lead within the NBA Finals.
Two-time NBA Most Precious Participant Jokic scored 32 factors with 21 rebounds and 10 assists, an unprecedented triple-double mixture in an NBA Finals recreation on Wednesday.
Murray scored 34 factors and grabbed 10 rebounds and 10 assists – finishing his personal triple-double with a rebound within the waning seconds.
It was the primary time any staff in a Finals had two gamers making triple-doubles in the identical recreation – and the primary time in any NBA recreation, common season or playoffs, that two teammates posted 30-point triple-doubles.
“That’s unbelievable proper there,” Nuggets coach Michael Malone mentioned of his star duo’s feat. “Relating to Nikola, nothing he does surprises me, ever.
“He makes it look really easy,” added Murray of Jokic. “Simply free throws, his contact, his creativity, his no-look passes, his IQ. I may go down the road. He’s a particular, particular participant.”