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When was Nikola Jokic drafted? How the Nuggets landed the future MVP in a draft day steal
Nikola Jokic became the lowest-drafted player to win the NBA MVP on Tuesday night. Here's how the Nuggets were able to land him and why he lasted so long in the 2014 NBA Draft.Jokic became the lowest-drafted player to come away with the award. The Denver star also became the first center to win MVP since Shaquille O'Neal earned the honor in 2000.
A coronation that was expected. Nikola Jokic was elected MVP ("Most Valuable Player") of NBA's 2021 season, becoming the 35th player in the history of the prestigious basketball league to add his name to this prestigious listing. For the gain of this statuette Maurice Podoloff, the Serbian also succeeds another European, in the person of Greek Giannis Antetokounmpo, sacred in the last two seasons, in 2019 and then in 2020. Today 26 years old, Jokic has harvested a total of 971 points including 91 first places. Behind him, Joel Embiid takes second place, but he is relatively far, with 586 points including a first place, while Stephen Curry completes this podium, with a total of 453 points including five first places. This title comes to reward Jokic's regularity, who did not miss any meeting, in this regular season, with his franchise of the Nuggets de Denver. MVP Drafted the lowest Ed history it has finished it with average statistics of 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds, 8.3 decisive passes and 1.3 interception at 57% on fire, 39% Three-point shootings and 87% at free throws. Which played a total of 72 meetings, with 35 minutes average on the floor. Before him, only fourteen other MVPs had played the entire regular season. The last being the regretted Kobe Bryant, in 2008. Under the leadership of Nikola Jokic, also triple All-Star, the Denver Nuggets franchise was able to finish this regular season in the third place of the West Conference rankings, with a Balance sheet of 47 victories for 25 defeats. The boarder of this franchise based in the state of Colorado, Nikola Jokic was then drafted in 2014 in 41st position. Which gives a little more importance as such MVP since the main concern is, simply, the lowest Drafted MVP in history, in front of Steve Nash and Giannis AntetoKounmpo, chosen in 15th position, respectively in 1996 and 2013.
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