Jokic elected to the 2020-21 regular season MVP
The final three-man candidate list for this year’s regular season’s most valuable player also included 76ers center Joel Embiid and Warriors guard Stephen Curry. In the end, Jokic defeated two competitors. , Won this honor for the first time in his career.
The 26-year-old Jokic played all 72 games this season, averaging 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds, 8.3 assists and 1.3 steals per game. The three shooting percentages were 56.6%, 38.8%and 86.8.%. Under his leadership, the Nuggets had 47 wins and 25 losses, finishing third in the Western Conference.
As the 41st show in 2014, Jokic also created the record for the lowest overall MVP in history. He is also the fifth foreign MVP. The previous four were Olajuwon, Nash, and Nowitzki and Letter Brother.