The Denver Nuggets continued their march toward the Western Conference top seed Monday with a 116-111 win over Philadelphia, while the Sacramento Kings’ hopes of ending a 16-year NBA playoff drought remained on hold.
Two-time reigning NBA Most Valuable Player Nikola Jokic had his 29th triple-double of the season for Denver with 25 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists.
It also made him just the third player after Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson to have 10-plus games in a season with 20-plus points, 15-plus rebounds, and 10-plus assists.
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But he was unhappy that the Nuggets let a 20-point fourth-quarter lead dwindle to just three with 28.9 seconds remaining against a Sixers team missing star centre Joel Embiid…