The 27-year-old native of Serbia averaged career-highs of 27.1 factors and 13.8 rebounds this season, whereas additionally averaging 7.9 assists.
In doing so, Jokic grew to become the primary participant in NBA historical past to document 2,000 factors, 1,000 rebounds and 500 assists in a season.
Jokic’s back-to-back triumph will comply with two MVP wins in a row by Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo.
The Nuggets had been eradicated in the primary spherical of the playoffs, dropping in 5 video games to the Golden State Warriors.
The Nuggets completed fifth in the West, regardless of lacking Jamal Murray for all the season and having Michael Porter Jr. for simply 9 video games due to harm.