Draft Info1981: Rd 1, Pk 1 (DAL)
Nikola Jokic's 21-point, 16-assist double-double leads Denver past the Suns
Nikola Jokic has yet another significant night with 21 points and 16 assists against the Phoenix Suns on Friday night.
Nikola Jokic seals Nuggets' win with reverse layup
Nikola Jokic spins around his defender and makes a strong move to the basket for the game-sealing bucket for the Nuggets.
Nikola Jokic has 21 points, 16 assists, Nuggets hold off Suns 119-111
— Nikola Jokic looked content to spend most of his Friday night facilitating, setting up baskets with passes left and right as the Denver Nuggets built a big first-half lead.
Celtics' Jayson Tatum questions ejection vs. short-handed 76ers
Celtics star Jayson Tatum said he "was extremely surprised" by his ejection Friday night against the short-handed 76ers.
Suns' Kevin Durant passes Moses Malone, now 10th all-time scorer
Suns forward Kevin Durant's layup with 50.3 seconds left in the second quarter Friday night gave him 27,411 career points, passing Moses Malone for the No. 10 spot in the NBA's all-time scoring list.
With Wembanyama out for San Antonio, Pelicans extend Spurs' skid to 14 games
— With Jonas Valanciunas asserting himself near the basket and Trey Murphy hitting timely 3-pointers in his first appearance of the season, the New Orleans Pelicans didn't need big games from usual top scorers Zion Williamson and Brandon Ingram.