Nikola Jokic passes Michael Jordan in regular season triple-doubles

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Nikola Jokic led the Denver Nuggets past the Phoenix Suns in an overtime thriller (108-107) and reached a milestone.

The Serbian center finished the game with 23 points, 14 rebounds and 12 assists, making his 29th regular season triple-double and passing the legendary Michael Jordan.

Jokic is now tied with Grant Hill and John Havlicek for 11th all-time on the list. Another NBA legend, Oscar Robertson, is the all-time regular season triple-double leader with 181. He’s followed by Russell Westbrook and Magic Johnson, who are tied for second at 138.