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Nikola Jokic twice elected MVP. K entered the elite of pivots

It was an amazing campaign. Nikola Jokicaxis of Denver Nuggetswho was crowned with his second prize Most Valuable Player of…

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It was an amazing campaign. Nikola Jokicaxis of Denver Nuggetswho was crowned with his second prize Most Valuable Player of the Season NBA (MVP for its abbreviation in English).

The only thing that would have pleased the versatile Serbian player was to advance to the playoffs for the Nuggets, losing 5 games (1-4) in the first round. Golden State Warriors,

However, with regard to his individual performance, it is not surprising that he repeated the award, as he was second in the voting to the best in the statistical sections, as well as the pivot, Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers.

Jokic had even better numbers than last season, when he won his first prize, averaging 27.1 points in the 2021/2022 campaign, career high and sixth in the league, 13.8 rebounds, second in the league, and 7.9 assists, Eighth best of the league.

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A 4-time All-Star and 2-time NBA All-Star with Denver also became the only player in history to score more than 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, and 500 assists in a single season.

As if that wasn’t enough, Jokic went on to win the MVP twice in a row, joining a select group of players who played pivots, also known as centers.

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Apart from Nikola Jokic, other players on the list include Bill Russell (3 in a row), Wilt Chamberlain (3 in a row), Moses Malone (2 in a row) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2 in a row).

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Nikola Jokic twice elected MVP. K entered the elite of pivots

2022-05-13 01:59:07