In a recent post, I offered a defense for Nikola Jokic’s case for earning his third straight MVP. I argued that he’s having a better season than Joel Embiid, his team is in first place in the West, his team’s lack of playoff success the past two years isn’t his fault, and that we shouldn’t… Read More The Real Reason Nikola Jokic is About to Win His Third Straight MVP (It’s Not Racial Bias)
Jokic is a clear favorite to win his third consecutive NBA MVP award, and people are pissed about it. They point to things like him being drafted second-to-last in the All Star Game (thus showing that he’s not truly the best player in the league or perhaps even top-5), and the lack of postseason success… Read More Nikola Jokic Haters Don’t Have a Leg to Stand On
News just broke yesterday that Nikola Jokic has been voted the 2022 NBA MVP, securing back-to-back MVP honors. He will be officially honored in a ceremony on TNT momentarily. Jokic joins an elite club of players to win consecutive MVPs, although it has happened quite a bit in recent years. The list of players: Jokic… Read More Nikola Jokic Has Won his Second Straight MVP
I was going to wait until the Finals are finished for this post, but I see no need to wait. I’ll go over it more when we get to Giannis, but this is the top 10 players in the NBA right now, according to me. It’s based on simple criteria: what is the player capable… Read More Who Are the Top 10 Players in the NBA Right Now?
This is so awesome: He becomes the first-ever second round pick to go on to win MVP, and in fact the only player drafted later than 15th overall to win MVP, according to StatMuse: He is the first center to win MVP since Shaq in 2000, which is wild. I don’t want to say Big… Read More Nikola Jokic Wins MVP, Flashback to When He Was Drafted During a Taco Bell Commercial