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Nikola Jokic becomes second Nuggets’ player to score 40 points at Madison Square Garden — The Denver Post

NEW YORK – Nikola Jokic’s Denver Nuggets teammates shake their heads in complete respect for what they have the closest seat to witnessing on a nightly basis. A true star being born. Nikola Jokic put his name right next to Nuggets legend David Thompson’s on Friday night. Until Jokic’s 40 points in a Nuggets’ win…

via Nikola Jokic becomes second Nuggets’ player to score 40 points at Madison Square Garden — The Denver Post

Dempsey: Nuggets’ star search looking more and more like it ends with Nikola Jokic — The Denver Post

The first, subtle change came a couple of weeks ago. That was when Nikola Jokic became the last player announced during Nuggets pre-game introductions. You know, the spot reserved for A) the star of the team; B) the fans’ favorite player; or C) both. It’s not likely Jokic was overjoyed at the change. One of…

via Dempsey: Nuggets’ star search looking more and more like it ends with Nikola Jokic — The Denver Post

MRI shows no significant damage to Nikola Jokic’s hip — The Denver Post

Initial testing on Nuggets center Nikola Jokic’s left hip Thursday night gave the team a chance to exhale. On Friday, MRI results gave them a full-blown reason to be relieved. Jokic has a strained left hip flexor, the test revealed. The second-year center, who is in the middle of the Nuggets’ recent winning turn, is said…

via MRI shows no significant damage to Nikola Jokic’s hip — The Denver Post

Anatomy of a rising star: Unique skill set of Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic turning heads — The Denver Post

It will be hard for Nikola Jokic to draw a more favorable comparison this season than the one presented by Hall of Fame point guard Isaiah Thomas two weeks ago. “He reminds me of Magic Johnson,” Thomas said as he sat courtside in London with the Nuggets’ television broadcast team during Denver’s victory over the…

via Anatomy of a rising star: Unique skill set of Denver Nuggets’ Nikola Jokic turning heads — The Denver Post

Nikola Jokic goes down but not out as Nuggets defeat Suns at home — The Denver Post

With 1:40 left in the fourth quarter, the entire Nuggets team gathered around Nikola Jokic, the jovial big man who was, at that moment, laying in the southwest corner of the Pepsi Center court, in pain. The crowd fell silent. An initial call for a stretcher was made, but they did not need it. Jokic…

via Nikola Jokic goes down but not out as Nuggets defeat Suns at home — The Denver Post

X-rays negative on Nikola Jokic’s hip injury — FanSided

Nikola Jokic went down with a hip injury late in the Denver Nuggets’ Thursday night game, but the initial X-rays came back negative. Late in the Denver Nuggets’ 127-120 victory over the Phoenix Suns Thursday night, the home team had a legitimate scare when center Nikola Jokic went down with what appeared to be a…

via X-rays negative on Nikola Jokic’s hip injury — FanSided

Denver Nuggets defeat Phoenix Suns but Nikola Jokic suffers injury — The Denver Post

The Nuggets got another much-needed win Thursday night, but suffered a bigger loss when their best player, Nikola Jokic, when down after suffering a leg injury with 1:40 left in the game. The magnitude of the injury was not lost on the Pepsi Center crowd, which fell deathly silent watching it all unfold prior to…

via Denver Nuggets defeat Phoenix Suns but Nikola Jokic suffers injury — The Denver Post

Kiszla: If Nuggets center Nikola Jokic isn’t voted to NBA All-Star Game, the election was rigged — The Denver Post

The eureka moment was when Nikola Jokic snatched a rebound with one hand, dribbled from under his own basket to past the halfcourt stripe and fed teammate Danilo Gallinari for a dunk during the Nuggets’ 103-93 victory against the Utah Jazz. I can see clearly now: There was only one all-star center playing in this…

via Kiszla: If Nuggets center Nikola Jokic isn’t voted to NBA All-Star Game, the election was rigged — The Denver Post

Nikola Jokic establishes himself as the Nuggets X factor — Mile High Sports

The Denver Nuggets are red hot, winning four of their last five games. In the recent surge the team has found their stride with Nikola Jokic as the driving factor behind the team’s success. Jokic has taken his game to another level as of late, recording a double-double in 11 straight games, while stamping himself…

via Nikola Jokic establishes himself as the Nuggets X factor — Mile High Sports

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