Nikola Jokic to Win Second Straight MVP

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets Wins MVP for the Second Year in a Row

Nuggets center Nikola Jokic has been voted the NBA’s Most Valuable Player for a second time

Jokic will become just the 13th player in the history of the NBA to win back-to-back MVP awards

Jokic’s 2021-22 season was historic, as he averaged career highs in points (27.1) and rebounds (13.8) per game.

His 7.9 assists per game were also good for eighth in the NBA.

He is the first player in the history of the NBA to record 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 500 assists in a season. 

Jokic edged out 76ers star center Joel Embiid, who had a phenomenal season in his own right.

Embiid finished his regular season averaging 30.6 points per game and 11.7 rebounds per contest.