Tag: Nikola Jokic

The Memphis Grizzlies swarm Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic at The Ball Arena. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

Joker 2K/1K/500 Guy: MVP Favorite Nikola Jokic Makes NBA History

Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets became the first player in NBA history to score 2,000 points, pull down 1,000 rebounds, and dish 500 assists in a single season, making him the lone member of the newly-minted 2K/1K/500 club. Jokic passed 1,000 rebounds for the first time in his career […]

Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers unleashed a heater during the month of January, which is why he's the new betting favorite to win the MVP. (Image: Jesse D. Garrabrant/Getty)

2022 NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokic New Favorites

Although Steph Curry led the 2022 NBA MVP race for most of this season, two elite big men emerged as the new betting favorites with Joel Embiid at the top of the board at +200 odds, and Nikola Jokic at +300 odds to win the MVP in back-to-back seasons. Just […]

Reigning MVP Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets guards Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors. (Image: Jed Jacobsohn/AP)

NBA MVP Race: Joker and Greek Freak Chasing Steph Curry

After a week into the second half of the NBA season, Steph Curry is the betting favorite to win the MVP at +180 odds, but Giannis ‘Greek Freak’ Antetokounmpo (+250), Nikola Jokic (+550), Joel Embiid (+600), and Ja Morant (+1000) are trying to chase him down. Kevin Durant was the […]

Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets makes a move against Dwight Howard from the Los Angeles Lakers and secured his eighth triple-double of the season. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

NBA High Guys: Nikola Jokic Scores B2B Triple-Double vs Lakers, Jazz

The Joker struck twice. Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets had a busy weekend, scoring a triple-double in consecutive days against the Los Angeles Lakers on Saturday, and against the Utah Jazz on Sunday. Jokic averages 25.3 points 13.9 rebounds, and 7.4 assists for the Nuggets this season. His PER […]

Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets makes a move against center Jonas Valanciunas of the New Orleans Pelicans at the Smoothie King Center. (Image: Stephen Lew/USA Today Sports)

NBA High Guys: Nikola Jokic Nips Pels with Triple-Double in OT (VIDEO)

The Joker schooled everyone down in the Big Easy on Wednesday night. Nikola Jokic unleashed a 39-point triple-double for the Denver Nuggets in a thrilling 120-114 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans in overtime. Jokic scored 11 out of the Nuggets’ 14 points in overtime and outgunned the Pelicans 11-9 […]

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets, seen here guarding Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers, is the front runner to win NBA MVP this season. (Image: Matthew Stockman/Getty)

2021 NBA MVP Odds: Nikola Jokic Frontrunner with 3 Weeks Remaining

With three weeks remaining in the regular season, Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets is the consensus favorite to win the 2021 NBA MVP. You can back Jokic to win the MVP at -360 odds over at DraftKings, while Joel Embiid from the Philadelphia 76ers is the closest competitor at […]

Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic, seen here defending Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid, is one of the odds favorites to win the NBA MVP this season. (Image: Matthew Stockman/Getty)

2021 NBA MVP Odds: Joel Embiid New Betting Favorite

Heading into the All-Star Break, Joel Embiid is the new betting favorite to win the 2021 NBA MVP at +200 odds, slightly ahead of LeBron James. Luka Doncic, the preseason consensus favorite to win MVP, saw his MVP odds slip to +1200. The Greek Freak won the MVP the last […]