Nikola Jokic had 17 points, 13 assists and 12 rebounds for his eighth triple-double of the season, and the Denver Nuggets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 133-96. Rookie Bones Hyland had career highs of 27 points and 10 rebounds, while Jeff Green scored a season-high 26 points in Denver’s second straight blowout victory. All five Nuggets starters scored in double figures.
Jeff Green: B All Jeff Green does is dunk and hit 3-pointers which is exactly what the Nuggets need from him. After Denver’s first 41 games, Jeff Green is taking 84% of his total shots from either beyond the 3-point arc or in the restricted circle. He is 103-150 within the restricted circle which equates to 68.7% where he is doing most of his damage.
NBA and LA Lakers legend Magic Johnson criticized the team's effort after a blowout loss and said owner Jeanie Buss deserved better.