Nikola Jokic
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Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic is the MVP of the 2020/21 season in the NBA, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.

Jokic defeated Stephen Curry and Joel Embiid, who were the other two finalists for the MVP award.

The Serbian center has become the lowest draft pick in NBA history to claim the coveted award.

Nikola Jokic averaged a career-high 26.4 points while shooting 56.6 percent from the field and 38 percent from beyond the arc. He also had 10.8 rebounds and 8.3 assists.