Nikola Jokić – A+ Jokić was phenomenal against double-teams, triple-teams, and a lot of contact in the paint. As a playmaker, he picked Utah apart and sped up the pace to beat the help as a scorer. Without Rudy Gobert and Hassan Whiteside, the Jazz couldn’t keep Jokić off the glass either. He finished with 26 points, 21 rebounds, and…

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