Nikola Jokic after Celtics sport: “We misplaced due to me”
Nikola Jokic was not proud of the best way he performed and took accountability for the Nuggets’ loss towards the Celtics. Reigning NBA MVP scored team-high 23 factors, grabbed 8 rebounds and dished out 4 assists as Boston took a cushty win (124-104).
“We misplaced due to me. It’s quite simple,” the Serbian middle stated after the sport, per Katy Winge. “Perhaps I pressure it, I don’t know, I simply thought I had straightforward scores and I didn’t. They guarded me very well.”
Jokic additionally admitted that his defensive efficiency was subpar as effectively. “Defensively I wasn’t the place I used to be purported to be,” he stated.
Each Denver and Boston are in playoff race. The Nuggets slipped into the play-in zone. With 42 wins and 30 losses they dropped to seventh place within the Western Convention. In the meantime, Boston is fourth within the East with a 44-28 report.