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Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets prevailed in a double overtime battle in Game 5 vs. the Portland Trail Blazers as the Joker and Damian Lillard led their teams in scoring, especially in the clutch.

After the game, Jokic had nothing but praise for Lillard’s performance, who exploded for 55 points making a playoff record 12 threes.

While Dame had an incredible individual performance, the Denver Nuggets superstar and MVP candidate did hold his own in crucial Game 5.

The Joker fell short of an assist to register a triple-double. He scored 38 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, helping Denver take a 3-2 lead over Portland in the series.