The NBA day, in detail: Fox and Monk finish off the Lakers and Curry ‘destroys’ Brooks and his Rockets

10/30/2023 at 10:01


Nikola Jokic’s Denver Nuggets remain undefeated after defeating the Thunder 95-128

Chris Paul was a substitute for the first time in the NBA after 18 seasons in the league

Nikola Jokic made sure that the Denver Nuggets They remain undefeated at the start of the season while De’Aaron Fox surrendered to Los Angeles Lakers in a passionate duel and Chris Paul, at 38 years old and after 1,365 matches, He played his first match as alternate in the NBA.


28 points (12 of 16 on field goals), 14 rebounds and 5 assists in just 30 minutes on the track. That was the service record of Jokic in the overwhelming victory of the Nuggets on the court of the Oklahoma City Thunder.

The current NBA champions led by 18 points at halftime, reserved their starters in the last quarter and dried up Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, who only scored 7 points with a horrible 2 of 16 in field goals.


With 37 points and 8 assists, Fox, who finished the game limping and with his ankle in cotton, was the hero of some Kings that in the extra time they had a Malik Monk lethal and that he put 11 of his team’s 17 points in extra time.

Anthony Davis was the most outstanding in the Lakers with 30 points and 16 rebounds and LeBron James, who assumed the responsibility with great success in the outcome, ended up almost reaching the triple-double with 27 points, 15 rebounds and 8 assists.


A Stephen Curry unleashed with 14 points and 4 triples in the last quarter was responsible for the victory of the Golden State Warriors, but Paul left the image of the day when leaving first time off the bench after 18 seasons in the NBA. It was not the only note for the history of the NBA since Klay Thompson with 2,223 hits from the perimeter, surpassed Jamal Crawford (2,221) and became the tenth player with the most triples in the league.

In the Rockets, who have yet to win this season, the top scorer was Jalen Green with 21 points and 9 rebounds.


After his dream debut with the Milwaukee Bucks (39 points in the win against the Philadelphia 76ers), Damian Lillard He had a day to forget with only 6 points and 2 of 12 in field goals in the resounding defeat against the Atlanta Hawks. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the best of the locals with 26 points and 11 rebounds, but those from Atlanta were much superior, they had eight players with more than ten points and they let themselves be guided by Trae Young (20 points and 11 assists) and Bogdan Bogdanovic (17 points and 6 assists coming off the bench).


With James Harden present on the bench -but in street clothes- for the first time this season, the Philadelphia 76ers they got rid of the Portland Trail Blazers with a forceful second half (60-38). Joel Embiid contributed 35 points and 15 rebounds in Philadelphia while Shaedon Sharpe scored 20 points in Portland.


The French prodigy Victor Wembanyama played for the first time in Los Angeles but did not have a placid welcome since his San Antonio Spurs They were beaten on the Clippers’ court. Seven Los Angeles players surpassed 10 points with Kawhi Leonard (21 points), Paul George and Russell Westbrook (both with 19 points leading the charge). Wembanyama had 11 points and 5 rebounds in San Antonio.