Nuggets down Bucks to spoil Rivers opener; Wolves roll back Thunder

LOS ANGELES: Nikola Jokic scored a 25-point triple double as the Denver Nuggets handed new Milwaukee coach Doc Rivers a 113-107 defeat Monday in his first game in charge.

The heavyweight showdown between the reigning NBA champions and the 2021 champion Bucks did not disappoint, with two-time Most Valuable Player Jokic dominating at both ends of the floor.

The Serbian star finished with 25 points, 16 rebounds and 12 assists to seal his 14th triple double of the season while making three steals and two blocks.

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