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Nikola Jokic Said Its A Mismatch When He Posts Up LeBron James

Nikola Jokic Said Its A Mismatch When He Posts Up LeBron James
Published On: Thu, Mar 23
May 12, 2015; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) drives against Chicago Bulls forward Nikola Mirotic (44) in the second quarter in game five of the second round of the NBA Playoffs at Quicken Loans Arena. Mandatory Credit: David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

The Nuggets thumped the Cavs on Wednesday night in a 126-113 win as the Cavs woes in March continued. After the game, LeBron James called into question his teams toughness, as the Cavs once again struggled mightily on the defensive end of the floor, where theyve been the second worst in the NBA during March.

A number of Nuggets had big nights, with Garry Harris, Will Barton and Wilson Chandler all scoring 18 or more points on the night. Nikola Jokic, who has become one of the leagues best offensive centers, also had a strong outing with 16 points and 10 boards on 8-of-10 shooting. Jokics efficient night included a play where he found himself switched onto LeBron James as he caught the ball in the high post. From there, Jokic had the Nuggets clear it out and went to work, backing James down into the paint where he could hit a spinning hook shot.

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