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Jokic overcomes foul trouble, Nuggets rally past Pacers

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Posted at 10:29 PM, Nov 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-11-10 00:29:43-05

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 24 points in 21 minutes to help the Denver Nuggets overcome an 18-point deficit and rally past the Indiana Pacers 122-119.

Jokic was in foul trouble most of the night. But when the Nuggets needed him most, the two-time NBA MVP pulled them through.

Denver has won four straight and six of seven.

Aaron Gordon had 18 points and tied a career best with 17 rebounds.

Indiana led most of the second half but struggled to stop Jokic and Denver's 3-point shooters late. Myles Turner missed a 3 at the buzzer that would have forced overtime.