Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic has been the NBA’s greatest passing man for some time, but he can now add something else to his resume: The Most Valuable Player.
The Athletic Shams Charania he was the first to report that Jokic has been named MVP for the 2020-21 NBA season. The No. 26 pick of 26 years in the 2014 NBA Draft is the lowest player in writing to ever earn the honor and also the first Nuggets player to win the MVP.
Jokic averaged 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds, and 8.3 assists per game on the road to help Denver secure the No. 3 spot in the Western Conference standings. In order Mike Singer of The Denver Post, Jokic also led the NBA with 60 doubles and finished the regular season second with 16 doubles.
Jokic batta fora Golden State Warriors superstar and two-time award winner Stephen Curry and also Philadelphia 76ers starting center Joel Embiid.