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Jokic has 49, triple-double as Nuggets edge Clippers in OT

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Posted at 8:26 AM, Jan 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-20 10:26:14-05

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 49 points, 14 rebounds and fed Aaron Gordon for a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in overtime for his 10th assist to give the Denver Nuggets a 130-128 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers.

Jokic drew a double-team, then whipped a pass across the court into the left corner.

Gordon made his fourth 3 of the game to give him 28 points and Jokic his third straight triple-double and 10th of the season.

Monte Morris added 19 points, nine rebounds and nine assists as the Nuggets won for the third time in four games.