DENVER – Denver Nuggets large guy Nikola Jokic earned a 2d instantly NBA Most Valuable Player trophy Wednesday to grow to be the second one consecutive global participant to win two in a row.

The 27-year-old from Sombor, Serbia, averaged 27.1 issues, 13.8 rebounds and seven.9 assists to take house MVP honors. Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo — who hails from Greece — earned the identify in 2019 and 2020.

International avid gamers completed 1-2-3 on this 12 months’s MVP vote casting. Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid, who led the league in scoring reasonable, completed runner-up and Antetokounmpo used to be 3rd. Devin Booker of Phoenix wound up fourth.

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