Nikola Jokic is fourth player with more than 10 triple-doubles in six different seasons

Nikola Jokic is fourth player with more than 10 triple-doubles in six different seasons

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On Friday night, Nikola Jokic became the fourth player in NBA history to record more than 10 triple-doubles in six different seasons in the Denver Nuggets’ 121-108 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Jokic joined Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson and Russell Westbrook. The four-time All-Star finished his outing with 28 points, 15 rebounds, 10 assists and two steals in 36 minutes. He also shot 10 of 17 (58.8%) off the field and made three 3-pointers.

According to multiple NBA betting sites, Nikola Jokic is the clear favorite to win the MVP this season. Sportsbook gives Dallas Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic second-best odds to win the award.

More history for the Joker.

Nikola Jokic’s 10th triple-double of the season makes him the fourth player ever to have more than 10 triple-doubles in 6 different seasons, alongside Russell Westbrook, Oscar Robertson and Magic Johnson.

– ESPN Statistics and Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) January 7, 2023

“Nikola Jokic looks like he’s on his way to a possible third place [straight] MVP,” Cavaliers forward Kevin Love said after the game. Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell won the award three consecutive times (1961–63).

In fact, Hall of Famer Wilt Chamberlain accomplished the same feat (1966–68). Additionally, Larry Bird was the last player to win the award in three consecutive seasons (1984–86).

Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic becomes fourth player with more than 10 triple-doubles in six separate seasons, after Oscar Robertson, Magic Johnson and Russell Westbrook

Just as importantly, Tim Duncan, Steve Nash, LeBron James, Stephen Curry, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Jokic have all won the MVP award in consecutive seasons this century. A total of 15 players in NBA history are multiple winners. Jokic could become the fourth player to win three awards in a row.

In 36 starts this season, the four-time All-NBA member averaged 25.3 points, 10.8 rebounds, 9.5 assists and 1.4 steals per game. Not to mention he’s a career-best 61.3% off the floor and 36.8% off the arc.‘s updated MVP ladder:

1. Nikola Jokic
2.Jayson Tatum
3.Kevin Durant
4. Lukas Doncic
5. Giannis Antetokounmpo
6. Joel Embiid
7. Yes Morant / Donovan Mitchell
9. Jaylen Brown
10.Zion Williamson

— NBACentral (@TheNBACentral) January 6, 2023

Nikola Jokic is sixth in the all-time triple-doubles list with a total of 86. Joker is behind Westbrook (197), Robertson (181), Johnson (138), Jason Kidd (107) and James (105). In addition to the 10 triple-doubles so far this season, the center has added 27 total double-doubles to his career.

Additionally, in the Nuggets’ 141-128 win over the Washington Wizards on December 14, Joker recorded a season-high 43 points, along with 14 boards, eight assists, five steals and a block in 34 minutes. He completed 17 of 20 (85%) shots from the field and 9 of 10 (90%) at the foul line.

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