Nikola Jokic scores 34 points as Denver Nuggets upset LA Clippers to force Game 7

Nikola Jokic supplied 34 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists as the Denver Nuggets overcame a 19-point second-half deficit to claim a 111-98 victory over the LA Clippers to force a Game 7 in their Western Conference semi-final series on Sunday.

Game leaders

LA Clippers

  • Points: Paul George – 33
  • Assists: Kawhi Leonard – 5
  • Rebounds: Ivica Zubac – 12

 

Denver Nuggets

  • Points: Nikola Jokic – 34
  • Assists: Nikola Jokic – 7
  • Rebounds: Nikola Jokic – 14

 

Series tied 3-3

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It was the Nuggets’ fifth consecutive win in an elimination game in these playoffs. They will need a sixth to advance to the Western Conference Finals.

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