105-95. Jokic achieves double-double and the Nuggets stop the Rockets


Nikola Jokic got 27 points double-double and 12 rebounds for the Denver Nuggets, who beat the Houston Rockets 105-95, who saw their streak of eight straight wins broken.

The Nuggets improved their season record to 10-3.

Will Barton added 15 points and Paul Millsap added 11 for the Denver team.

The Spanish player Juan Hernangómez contributed eight goals in 16 minutes of play by scoring 3 of 6 field shots, 1 of 3 triples, 1 of 2 from the personnel line, and achieved six rebounds.

The Rockets (11-4) had the leadership of James Harden, who contributed 27 points.

Harden, the Houston star player, broke his series of eight consecutive games with at least 36 goals.

Harden was with 8 of 16 field shots, and the Rockets scored less than 100 points for the first time this season, after they averaged a better NBA mark with 119.5 per game.

Russell Westbrook collaborated with 25 and Clint Capela contributed double-double 12 points and 21 rebounds.


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