DENVER (AP) — Denver large man Nikola Jokic missed the Nuggets’ recreation towards Indiana on Friday night time due to tightness in his left hamstring.
Jokic sat out a recreation final week to relaxation a sore proper wrist. He additionally missed three video games in November as a result of NBA’s well being and security protocols.
The 2-time reigning NBA MVP has triple-doubles in 5 of his final six video games. He’s averaging 25.1 factors, 11 rebounds and 9.9 assists this season.
Ahead Vlatko Cancar additionally sat out due to an sickness not associated to COVID-19.
Ahead Jeff Inexperienced was accessible after lacking 14 video games with a fractured hand.
Nuggets assistant David Adelman served because the appearing head coach for a 3rd straight recreation. Head coach Michael Malone remained out after getting into the league’s well being and security protocols.