The title of NBA Most Valuable Player ( MVP ) 2021/2022 goes to Nikola Jokic. He won this title again after successfully winning it last year.
Nikola Jokic has gone through one of his legendary seasons. Although the performance of his colleagues always fluctuated, Jokic managed to bring the Denver Nuggets to life in the NBA this season.
The MVP title given to Nikola Jokic is no ordinary gift. The various achievements and facts of this season are enough to close the debate.
In 2021/2022, Jokic is averaging 27.1 points, 13.8 rebounds , 7.9 assists, 1.5 steals , and 0.9 blocks in 74 games. He was able to deliver consistent performances without his two co-stars, Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr. The Denver Nuggets are sixth in the Western Conference standings with a 48-34 record.
On April 7, 2022, Nikola Jokic managed to set a new record. He became the first player to score 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds and 500 assists in just one season.
Jokic’s big record shows his dominance in the field from various sides. Despite having a physique that is difficult to reflect as an athlete, he can master the game of basketball with his intelligence. Nikola Jokic has also understood when he has to score points and pass the ball to his team-mates at crucial moments.
With the MVP title he won again in 2021/2022, Nikola Jokic joins the collection of legends. He became the fifth center with multiple MVP titles.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain and Moses Malone are the four players before Nikola Jokic with this remarkable achievement. Even so, the NBA title is still Jokic’s target. He said that he wanted to be champion rather than MVP when he won it last season.
The NBA is again filled with the domination of a big man . The names of Nikola Jokic and Joel Embiid have always been written in the MVP competition in the last 2 years.
These two players did not stop dominating the game. They are key players for their respective teams. With a strong mentality, Nikola Jokic and Joel Embiid will become one of the historic rivals in the NBA.
Nikola Jokic has not been able to win the title this season. Even so, he still had a chance to party.
Mike Singer, a Denver Nuggets journalist for the Denver Post , asked Nikola Jokic how he would celebrate his second MVP title if he won it. Jokic said he would celebrate with some music, beer, friends and family.
Congratulations to Nikola Jokic ! With this second MVP title, he deserves to be called one of the best players of all time in the NBA. Can Jokic fulfill his goal of winning the title? Nikola Jokic’s journey with the Denver Nuggets will be an interesting story in this modern era.