Aaron Gordon and a dunk that rocked the NBA on Christmas Sunday

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the Serbian Nikola Jokic, with a triple-double of 41 points, 15 rebounds and 15 assists, and Aaron Gordonwith 28 points and a powerful and decisive dunk in overtime, he gave the Denver Nuggets a 128-125 victory against the Phoenix Suns this Christmas Sunday.

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Jokic sealed the 83rd triple-double of his NBA careernumbers never recorded by a pivot in league history, and his Nuggets took the only lead in the West (21-11) after an epic game.

At Jokic’s party, who showcased all the power that led him to be the MVP of the last two seasons, Gordon entered with seven dunks and one play that will, at least, go down in NBA holiday show history.

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With Facundo Campazzo’s former team ahead 124-123 after extra time, hit a powerful one-handed dunk on Landry Shamet, including a foul. He hung for a split second on the basket and miraculously avoided falling on top of his rival, who ended up on the ground. It was a real explosion that caused the Pepsi Center in Denver to go crazy.

The umpires reviewed the play for a possible offensive foulbut they ended up validating the dunk, with free included.

Gordon finished with a double-double of 28 points, 13 rebounds and two assists in a Nuggets in which Jamal Murray contributed 26 points, with five rebounds and five assists.

Also involved in the dunk party was Murray, who made a spectacular one with five seconds left to tie the game and force overtime.

A 3-point exchange between Caldwell Pope and Shamet then opened, before, with the Nuggets leading 124-123, Gordon sealed the most spectacular play of the day.It was his seventh dunk of the night and his 85th of the year.

Christmas night

In the other matches played in the Christmas schedule, the Philadelphia 76ers added their eighth straight wina, when it prevailed from 119-112 a New York Knicks led by 35 points by Joel Embiid and 29 by James Harden.

The Dallas Maverickthe day of the premiere of the statue of the German Dirk Nowitzki out of the American Airlines Center, defeated 124-115 at los angeles lakers with 32 points, nine rebounds and nine assists by Slovenian Luka Doncic.

the Boston Celtics they triumphed 139-118 against the Milwaukee Buckspropelled by their stellar duo of Jayson Tatum (41 points) and Jalen Brown (29).

Golden State Warriors They showed up and won 123-109 against the Memphis Grizzlies with 32 points from Jordan Poole and 24 from Klay Thompson.

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