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Highlights: Nikola Jokic records triple-double in playoff debut

The Nuggets took the L but Jokic showcased his immense value in his first taste of playoff basketball

NBA: Playoffs-San Antonio Spurs at Denver Nuggets Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Nikola Jokic only took nine shots in the Denver Nuggets’ game one loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Saturday night, but he did rack up a triple-double, posting 10-14-14. The Spurs sent a double at Jokic nearly every time he touched the ball, and as Nikola is programmed to do, he found the open man instinctively. The strategy paid off for the Spurs as the Nuggets went ice cold from the field but that didn’t stop Jokic from putting up a vintage stat line.

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