Nikola Jokic carried the Denver Nuggets to the win vs. the LA Clippers in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals series.
Jamal Murray claimed Jokic was the reason the Nuggets won the game on Sunday. Jokic scored 11 points in the fourth, nailing a trio of 3-pointers.
“He’s hitting step backs, fading away, off one leg, with a hand in his face, consecutive times. I’d say he’s the best player in the world… It was a team effort but Jokic definitely carried us,” Murray said, per Ben Golliver of the Washington Post.
The 25-year-old came into Sunday averaging 24.2 points, 11.6 rebounds, 5.2 assists and 1.2 blocks for the series being a constant threat from any place on the court.