From 16 games, the Denver Nuggets brought eleven victories in the first month of the year and now occupy two in the Northwest Division. The success of the nuggets is inevitably linked named Nikola Jokic. The Center, who was elected MVP last year, plays since the beginning of the year like someone from another star and shone on average with 26.6 points, 13.2 rebounds and 9 assists.
400+ points, 200+ rebounds and 100+ assists in a calendar month – in these spheres, only the NBA Legends Wilt Chamberlain, Oscar Robertson and last Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, which was successful in March 1976. Now Jokic also joined the series.
antetokounmpo as a model
The 26-year-old himself does not work so much with individual statistics, as he stresses himself again and again. Rather, he sees himself as a team player, but he jeals to other basketballers. Like Giannis Antetokounmpo, who is “a good assist encoder” according to Jokic, but also “30, 40, 50 points can do. If he does that, then he does not need assists – and if he has captured, then he usually finds The free man. “
For the Serbs, AntetokounmPo is “a player to whom you can see” after the 136: 100 victory with the Bucks: “I pay attention to him very much and have great respect for what he has d1. That’s what he did Built in Milwaukee, I also want to create in Denver. “
Two essential things, the “Greek Freak” predicted the “Joker”: Antetokounmpo led the Bucks in the past year in single-handedly to the championship and was completely rightly elected MVP of the finals.