Historic Jokic triple-double inspires Nuggets; T-Wolves seal comeback win over Lakers

Brooklyn Nets v Denver Nuggets

Nikola Jokic recorded a triple-double in the first half as the Denver Nuggets beat the Milwaukee Bucks 134-123.

The Serbian completed the feat with one minute and 55 seconds remaining in the second quarter before finishing the game with 30 points, 15 rebounds and 17 assists.

Forward Giannis Antetokounmpo, who led the Bucks with 36, notched his ninth triple-double to break Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s franchise record.

Elsewhere, the Minnesota Timberwolves came from behind to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 119-111.

Taj Gibson scored a career-high 28 points for the Timberwolves, with Jimmy Butler contributing 24.

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