Jokic scores 40, Nuggets shut down Edwards in 112-97 win over Wolves for a 3-2 series lead

Nikola Jokic led the Denver Nuggets to victory with 40 points, celebrating his third NBA MVP award.

The Nuggets held Anthony Edwards to 18 points, securing a crucial win against the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Denver's Aaron Gordon contributed 18 points and 10 rebounds, while Jamal Murray added 16 points.

Karl Anthony-Towns led the Wolves with 23 points, but the team faces a must-win situation to force Game 7.

Jokic's dominant performance included 13 assists and no turnovers, guiding Denver to a 112-97 win

Rudy Gobert, recently named NBA Defensive Player of the Year, couldn't stop Jokic's impressive plays.