Just 24 hours after the Denver Nuggets’ offense handed out 18 assists on 40 made field goals against the Memphis Grizzlies — a mark considered low by their standards — the Nuggets rediscovered their offensive identity Saturday against the Cleveland Cavaliers with both Nikola Jokic and Paul Millsap in the starting lineup.

Denver tallied 20 assists on 28 field goals in the first half and finished with 35 assists on the night as the Nuggets built on their 73-point first half to outlast the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-117.

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Harrison Wind

Harrison Wind is the Denver Nuggets beat reporter for DNVR Nuggets. The University of Colorado alum grew up in Boulder and has covered the Nuggets for the last three seasons. You can hear him every weekday on the DNVR Nuggets podcast.