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Game Recap: Nuggets 126, Thunder 96

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The Nuggets defeated the Thunder, 126-96. Nikola Jokic recorded 19 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists for the Nuggets, his eighth triple-double of the season and the 49th of his career, while Jamal Murray added a game-high 26 points in the victory, his ninth consecutive 20+ point game. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander tallied 13 points, five rebounds and six assists for the Thunder in the losing effort. The Nuggets improve to 18-15 on the season, while the Thunder fall to 14-20.

Video Transcript

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STEPHANIE READY: All-Star Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets facing the OKC Thunder. Jamal Murray finds Jokic for the layup. Denver's up 19 to 4. Jokic hands off to Michael Porter Jr. He nails the 3. Nikola Jokic, again, with the ball, this time a handoff to Porter Jr. 3-pointer is good. Michael Porter Jr, 14 points in the quarter, 20 and 10 in the game.

Second quarter, Jamal Murray gets hot. Murray drives to the rim for the floater. And then Murray, the stepback 3-pointer is good. Jamal Murray, 26 points and five assists.

Will Barton misses the shot here, but Jokic gets the putback layup. Then Jokic back to the basket. Two defenders come at him. No problem. Eyes up, he finds Will Barton for the dunk.

Jamal Murray gets the ball back to Jokic for the 3-pointer. Jokic-- 19 points, 13 assists, and 11 rebounds for a triple-double. After the missed shot, Jamal Murray gets it. He hits the stepback 3. Final score-- Denver pulls away to win. Nuggets 126, the Thunder 96.

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