Shai Gilgeous-Alexander produced another impressive performance. This time the 24-year-old point guard scored 31 points, grabbed 7 rebounds and dished out 11 assists as the Thunder lost against the Nuggets (126-131).

Ahead of the game Oklahoma City star received a praise from Denver’s head coach Michael Malone. “The guy is an MVP candidate,” he said, per Joe Mussatto.

This season Gilgeous-Alexander is having his best year in the league so far as he is averaging 31.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 6 assists in 35.6 minutes per game.