Nikola Jokic shook off two technical fouls to add 35 points with 15 rebounds to lead Denver Nuggets to their 10th straight win against Timberwolves with 123-116. Denver's big man was found guilty twice, once for hanging on the rim for too long and second for jawing at an official still he ensured Nuggets rose to victory on Tuesday night. Barton also added 20 points for the win with JaMychal Green adding 17 points off the bench.
Nuggets had a great start to the game with an 18-point lead but Timberwolves rallied to snatch their lead leaving them 8 points behind in the third quarter. D’Angelo Russell and Juancho Hernangomez together combined for 58 points for Timberwolves but still could not defeat Nuggets. Denver sealed a second win over Timberwolves in three days, last time around Jokic’s triple-double had helped them finish 124-109.