Nikola Jokić on Recreation 2 Loss to Warmth: Nuggets ‘Didn’t Play the Proper Method’ in 4Q

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The Denver Nuggets blew a lead within the fourth quarter of Sunday evening’s Recreation 2 loss to the Miami Warmth, and heart Nikola Jokić is laser-focused on that reality.


Denver entered the ultimate quarter with an eight-point edge however was outscored 36-25 within the fourth and fell to the Warmth 111-108. Jokić acknowledged that the group wasn’t enjoying as much as its customary in the course of the essential 12-minute stretch.

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Nikola Jokic: “We simply didn’t play the fitting method within the 4th quarter.”

He added that the group merely wasn’t disciplined sufficient with the sport hanging within the steadiness:

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Nikola Jokic: “Self-discipline is the important thing for us…They’re punishing you once you make errors.”

The Nuggets had 21 fouls and 12 turnovers as a group, with Jokić main the way in which within the latter class with 5. That minor blemish was overshadowed by a efficiency that in any other case noticed the dominant heart put up 41 factors and 11 rebounds.

The Nuggets will now journey to Miami for Video games 3 and 4, with Recreation 3 slated to tip off Wednesday night at 8:30 p.m. ET.