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Nikola Jokic, the force of habit |  NBA
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Nikola Jokic, the force of habit | NBA

To dominate the Pelicans, Nikola Jokic did not force his talent: he simply retained his exceptional level of play in January. The pivot still showed another face in the second half, after a very shy first, with 22 points scored, including 16 in the third quarter thanks to three award-winning baskets. In the Nuggets' victory, he finished with 29 points (11/19 in shooting, 3/6 at 3-pts), 13 rebounds and 10 assists. Another triple-double for him this month, his 6th, and the 69th of his career. He is thus quickly approaching Wilt Chamberlain, with his 78 triple-double. "He's an MVP who does MVP stuff" “He can take control of a game whenever he wants. That's exactly what he did.", notes his new teammate Bryn Forbes for ESPN. "When he puts in at 3-pts, he's almost unstoppable", sa...