NBA Basketball

#15
Nikola Jokic
PPG RPG APG
16.2 9.4 4.7
Team: DenverHeight: 6-11 Born: 2/19/1995
Position: F-CWeight: 253 Birthplace: Sombor, Serbia-Montenegro
College: NoneDraft: 2nd Round 11th pick by Nuggets (2014)


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Mar. 24 6:24 PM PT7:24 PM MT8:24 PM CT9:24 PM ET1:24 GMT9:24 6:24 PM MST8:24 PM EST5:24 UAE (+1)02:2421:24 ET7:24 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Jokic scored 30 points Friday on 12-of-18 shooting as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Indiana Pacers 125-117. Jokic grabbed 17 rebounds and had five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +9 in his 34:23 of playing time. He added one steal. Jokic went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Jokic is averaging 20.3 points, 12.4 rebounds and 6.5 assists over his last 11 games while shooting 64.5 percent.
Mar. 22 8:06 PM PT9:06 PM MT10:06 PM CT11:06 PM ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST7:06 UAE (+1)04:0623:06 ET9:06 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Jokic scored 16 points Wednesday, going 8 of 10 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers 126-113. Jokic pulled down 10 rebounds and had seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 28:39 of playing time.
Mar. 20 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET2:57 GMT10:57 7:57 PM MST9:57 PM EST6:57 UAE (+1)03:5722:57 ET8:57 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Jokic scored 22 points Monday on 7-of-14 shooting as the Denver Nuggets fell to the Houston Rockets 125-124. Jokic grabbed 13 rebounds and had eight assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -9 in his 39:37 on the floor. He added one block.
Analysis: Another terrific all-around effort from the young center, who's been one of the best fantasy players at the position by averaging 18.3 points, 12.1 rebounds and 6.2 assists over a 16-game run.
Mar. 18 8:36 PM PT9:36 PM MT10:36 PM CT11:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)04:3623:36 ET9:36 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Jokic scored 16 points Saturday, going 7 of 14 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Houston Rockets 109-105. Jokic pulled down five rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 21:35 of playing time. He added one block. Jokic went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Mar. 16 7:37 PM PT8:37 PM MT9:37 PM CT10:37 PM ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST6:37 UAE (+1)03:3722:37 ET8:37 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic scored 17 points Thursday, going 7 of 12 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets topped the Los Angeles Clippers 129-114. Jokic pulled down 14 rebounds and dished out 11 assists, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 30:25 on the floor.
Analysis: This is the fifth triple-double of the season for the Jokic.
Mar. 14 9:47 PM PT10:47 PM MT11:47 PM CT12:47 AM ET4:47 GMT12:47 9:47 PM MST11:47 PM EST8:47 UAE05:470:47 ET10:47 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Jokic scored 18 points Monday on 8-of-13 shooting as the Denver Nuggets topped the Los Angeles Lakers 129-101. Jokic grabbed nine rebounds and had four assists, tallying a plus-minus of +16 in his 24:01 of playing time. He tacked on one steal.
Mar. 12 10:54 PM PT11:54 PM MT12:54 AM CT1:54 AM ET5:54 GMT13:54 10:54 PM MST12:54 AM EST9:54 UAE06:541:54 ET11:54 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Jokic scored 20 points Saturday on 7-of-12 shooting as the Denver Nuggets topped the Sacramento Kings 105-92. Jokic grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +14 in his 30:12 of playing time. He added two steals. Jokic went 1 of 3 from behind the arc.
Analysis: After missing two games earlier in the week with an illness, Jokic is back putting up monster numbers for the playoff-hopeful Nuggets. The center amassed 21 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists in Friday's return to the court.
Mar. 10 7:57 PM PT8:57 PM MT9:57 PM CT10:57 PM ET3:57 GMT11:57 8:57 PM MST10:57 PM EST7:57 UAE (+1)04:5722:57 ET9:57 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic returned from a two-game absence to score 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting Friday as as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Boston Celtics 119-99. He added 10 rebounds and dished out seven assists, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 26:51 on the floor. He added one block and four steals. Jokic went 1 of 2 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Jokic did plenty of damage despite still being limited by the illness that had kept him out earlier in the week. Provided he's able to go again Saturday at Sacramento, the impressive Serb is a must-play. He's averaging 21 points, 13.5 rebounds, 7.8 assists and 1.5 steals over a four-game stretch in which he's notched two triple-doubles.
Mar. 4 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:4923:49 ET10:49 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic scored 31 points Saturday, going 13 of 15 from the field, as the Denver Nuggets lost to the Charlotte Hornets 112-102. Jokic grabbed 14 rebounds and dished out four assists, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 32:55 on the floor. He added one steal.
Analysis: His 27 double-doubles are among the most in the NBA.
Mar. 1 7:45 PM PT8:45 PM MT9:45 PM CT10:45 PM ET3:45 GMT11:45 8:45 PM MST10:45 PM EST7:45 UAE (+1)04:4522:45 ET9:45 PM CTNaN:� - Nikola Jokic scored 13 points Wednesday on 6-of-10 shooting as the Denver Nuggets topped the Milwaukee Bucks 110-98. Jokic pulled down 14 rebounds and dished out 10 assists, tallying a plus-minus of +17 in his 29:41 of playing time. He added one block and one steal.
Analysis: The Serb has now notched triple-doubles in consecutive games, the first Denver player to do so since Dikembe Mutombo in 1994. It's part of a nine-game run that has cemented Jokic's newfound status as an elite fantasy center, a stretch where he's averaged 16.3 points, 12.7 rebounds, 6.7 assists and 1.0 blocks.
Feb. 28 7:18 PM PT8:18 PM MT9:18 PM CT10:18 PM ET3:18 GMT11:18 8:18 PM MST10:18 PM EST7:18 UAE (+1)04:1822:18 ET9:18 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic scored 19 points Tuesday on 6-of-10 shooting as the Denver Nuggets defeated the Chicago Bulls 125-107. Jokic grabbed 16 rebounds and dished out 10 assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +19 in his 32:44 on the floor. He added one block. Jokic went 3 of 3 from behind the arc.
Analysis: He's averaged 13 boards in the last seven games.
Feb. 15 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST8:05 UAE05:0523:05 ET10:05 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 15 points and 14 rebounds Wednesday.
Analysis: He's averaged 16 rebounds in the last three games.
Feb. 14 6:14 AM PT7:14 AM MT8:14 AM CT9:14 AM ET14:14 GMT22:14 7:14 AM MST9:14 AM EST18:14 UAE15:149:14 ET8:14 AM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 12 assists and 21 rebounds to go with 17 points in his second career triple-double as the Nuggets tied an NBA record with 24 3-pointers while shocking the Warriors 132-110 on Monday night.
Analysis: The Nuggets are 10-5 in the last 15 games Jokic has played. He's averaging an absurd 23.4 points, 11.2 rebounds, 5.7 assists and shooting 59.2 percent in that span.
Feb. 11 6:17 PM PT7:17 PM MT8:17 PM CT9:17 PM ET2:17 GMT10:17 7:17 PM MST9:17 PM EST6:17 UAE (+1)03:1721:17 ET8:17 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 27 points and 13 rebounds on Saturday for the Nuggets, who played their third game in four nights and didn't have the legs to mount a serious comeback after falling behind by 22 in the third.
Analysis: Jokic scored a career-high 40 in a win over the Knicks on Friday. Hopefully, you had the foresight to pick him up earlier in the season.
Feb. 10 5:52 PM PT6:52 PM MT7:52 PM CT8:52 PM ET1:52 GMT9:52 6:52 PM MST8:52 PM EST5:52 UAE (+1)02:5220:52 ET7:52 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had a career-high 40 points and added nine rebounds and five assists Friday against the Knicks. He shot 17 of 23 from the field.
Analysis: Jokic averaged 15.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 6.3 assists in his previous four games following a hip injury that cost him three contests.
Feb. 8 6:37 PM PT7:37 PM MT8:37 PM CT9:37 PM ET2:37 GMT10:37 7:37 PM MST9:37 PM EST6:37 UAE (+1)03:3721:37 ET8:37 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 18 points and 15 rebounds for Denver in Tuesday's loss to Atlanta.
Analysis: Jokic is averaging 15.5 points, 8.3 rebounds and 6.3 assists in four games since returning from injury.
Feb. 4 8:10 AM PT9:10 AM MT10:10 AM CT11:10 AM ET16:10 GMT0:10 9:10 AM MST11:10 AM EST20:10 UAE17:1011:10 ET10:10 AM CTNaN:� - Jokic is probable for the second half of a back-to-back Saturday at San Antonio after playing 32 minutes in his return Friday.
Analysis: Jokic had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists Friday after missing three games with a strained left hip, leading the Nuggets to a 121-117 win over the Bucks.
Feb. 3 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET4:08 GMT12:08 9:08 PM MST11:08 PM EST8:08 UAE05:0823:08 ET10:08 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 11 assists after missing three games with a strained left hip, leading the Nuggets to a 121-117 win over the Bucks.
Analysis: He nearly had his triple-double in the first three minutes of the second half, but went without another assist until late in the fourth quarter. He's averaging 25.4 points, 11.9 rebounds and 5.4 assists in his last eight games.
Jan. 27 8:53 AM PT9:53 AM MT10:53 AM CT11:53 AM ET16:53 GMT0:53 9:53 AM MST11:53 AM EST20:53 UAE17:5311:53 ET10:53 AM CTNaN:� - The Nuggets will have Jokic (strained left hip) back in the lineup for Friday's game against Milwaukee.
Analysis: Coach Mike Malone told reporters Jokic will have a minutes restriction but that it won't be overly stringent, which is good news for fantasy owners. The young center had come into his own before missing the last three games, averaging 23.4 points, 10.5 rebounds and 5.2 assists over a 14-game stretch prior to being sidelined.
Jan. 26 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST7:38 UAE (+1)04:3822:38 ET9:38 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 27 points, 14 rebounds and eight assists before leaving with an injury late in the game and the Denver Nuggets beat the Phoenix Suns 127-120 on Thursday night. He was diagnosed with a left hip strain and will have an MRI on Friday.
Analysis: Jokic went down hard under the Phoenix basket with 1:47 left. He was on the floor for a while with the entire Nuggets team surrounding him. He finally stood and limped to the locker room as the Nuggets closed out their fifth straight home win.
Jan. 24 8:22 PM PT9:22 PM MT10:22 PM CT11:22 PM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE05:2223:22 ET10:22 PM CTNaN:� - After failing to record his seventh straight double-double on Sunday, Jokic was back at it with 23 points, 11 rebounds and six assists Tuesday against Utah.
Analysis: Jokic has developed into a borderline star and an overlooked part of his game is his free-throw shooting. He's made 36 of 41 over his last 10 games and is shooting 81.7 percent this season.
Jan. 22 6:29 AM PT7:29 AM MT8:29 AM CT9:29 AM ET14:29 GMT22:29 7:29 AM MST9:29 AM EST18:29 UAE15:299:29 ET8:29 AM CTNaN:� - Jokic scored 19 points and Denver beat the Clippers 123-98 on Saturday night for its fourth win in five games.
Analysis: Jokic, who also had 10 boards, has averaged 24.2 points in the last nine games and 11.5 rebounds in the last six.
Jan. 22 7:53 PM PT8:53 PM MT9:53 PM CT10:53 PM ET3:53 GMT11:53 8:53 PM MST10:53 PM EST7:53 UAE (+1)04:5322:53 ET9:53 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic failed to record his seventh straight double-double with 18 points and eight rebounds in Sunday's loss at Minnesota.
Analysis: Jokic, who also had four assists and three steals, has averaged 25.5 points on 61.4 percent shooting, 11.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists in his last six games.
Jan. 19 7:17 PM PT8:17 PM MT9:17 PM CT10:17 PM ET3:17 GMT11:17 8:17 PM MST10:17 PM EST7:17 UAE (+1)04:1722:17 ET9:17 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic was outstanding again and poured in a career-high 35 points on 14-of-22 shooting with 12 rebounds and four assists in Thursday's loss at San Antonio.
Analysis: This is just more proof that Jokic is an emerging star. He's scored in double figures in 10 straight games and is averaging 29.0 on 61.3 percent shooting with 12.0 boards and 4.3 assists in his past four games. Jokic has scored 30 in two of his last three games after failing to do so at all this season.
Jan. 18 9:24 PM PT10:24 PM MT11:24 PM CT12:24 AM ET5:24 GMT13:24 10:24 PM MST12:24 AM EST9:24 UAE06:240:24 ET11:24 PM CTNaN:� - A game after scoring a career-high 30, Jokic had 29 points and 15 rebounds in Tuesday's 127-121 win over the Lakers.
Analysis: Jokic is establishing himself as a fantasy stud, averaging 22.7 points, 10.1 rebounds and 5.2 assists while shooting 61.4 percent in his last nine games. The Nuggets visit San Antonio on Thursday, and Jokic had 19 points, 11 rebounds and five assists against the Spurs on Jan. 5.
Jan. 16 4:46 PM PT5:46 PM MT6:46 PM CT7:46 PM ET0:46 GMT8:46 5:46 PM MST7:46 PM EST4:46 UAE (+1)01:4619:46 ET6:46 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic scored a career-high 30 points and added 11 rebounds as the Denver Nuggets followed up their ''home'' win in London with another at the Pepsi Center, beating the Orlando Magic 125-112 on Monday.
Analysis: Jokic is averaging 13.3 points, 7.9 rebounds and 3.9 assists.
Jan. 12 1:53 PM PT2:53 PM MT3:53 PM CT4:53 PM ET21:53 GMT5:53 2:53 PM MST4:53 PM EST1:53 UAE (+1)22:5316:53 ET3:53 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists as the Denver Nuggets beat the Indiana Pacers 140-112 on Thursday in London.
Analysis: Jokic, who missed Denver's previous game due to an illness, is averaging 20.7 points, 9.3 rebounds and 5.9 assists over his past seven contests.
Jan. 6 11:56 AM PT12:56 PM MT1:56 PM CT2:56 PM ET19:56 GMT3:56 12:56 PM MST2:56 PM EST23:56 UAE20:5614:56 ET1:56 PM CTNaN:� - The Nuggets will have Jokic back in the lineup for Thursday's game against Indiana in London.
Analysis: The much-improved center sat out Saturday's loss at Oklahoma City due to an illness. Jokic's return is good new for the Nuggets, as he's averaged an impressive 20.5 points, 9.3 rebounds and 5.7 assists over his past six games.
Jan. 5 8:50 PM PT9:50 PM MT10:50 PM CT11:50 PM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE05:5023:50 ET10:50 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic was very strong again with 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting, 11 rebounds and five assists in Thursday's loss to the Spurs.
Analysis: It was the tenth double-double of the season for Jokic, who has averaged 20.5 points, 9.3 boards and 5.7 assists in his last six games. He clearly is one of the best passing big men in the league and is emerging as a star.
Jan. 3 8:43 PM PT9:43 PM MT10:43 PM CT11:43 PM ET4:43 GMT12:43 9:43 PM MST11:43 PM EST8:43 UAE05:4323:43 ET10:43 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic continued an excellent stretch with 18 points, seven rebounds and five assists in Tuesday's loss to the Kings.
Analysis: Over his last five games, Jokic is averaging 20.8 points on 58.6 percent from the field, 9.0 rebounds and 5.8 assists. It's nice to see a big man that can make free throws. Jokic is converting at an 80.2 percent clip this season.
Dec. 31 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:060:06 ET11:06 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 25 points Friday.
Analysis: It's the second time in three games that he has topped 20 points.
Dec. 29 9:21 PM PT10:21 PM MT11:21 PM CT12:21 AM ET5:21 GMT13:21 10:21 PM MST12:21 AM EST9:21 UAE06:210:21 ET11:21 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic helped the Nuggets defeat Minnesota on Wednesday with another well-rounded effort. The second-year center tallied 16 points, dished out a career-high 11 assists and grabbed eight rebounds.
Analysis: The 21-year-old is developing into one of the league's most versatile centers. Since Nov. 27, Jokic is averaging 16.1 points, 9.6 rebounds and 4.7 assists while shooting an impressive 65.1 percent from the field in 13 games.
Dec. 27 6:38 AM PT7:38 AM MT8:38 AM CT9:38 AM ET14:38 GMT22:38 7:38 AM MST9:38 AM EST18:38 UAE15:389:38 ET8:38 AM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 24 points, 10 rebounds, four assists and three steals in the Nuggets' 106-102 win over the short-handed Clippers on Monday.
Analysis: Nikola is proving that he's no laughing matter. He's averaging 16.3 points and 9.2 rebounds - shooting 69.4 percent - over his last 10 games.
Dec. 19 8:33 PM PT9:33 PM MT10:33 PM CT11:33 PM ET4:33 GMT12:33 9:33 PM MST11:33 PM EST8:33 UAE05:3323:33 ET10:33 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic tied a career high with 27 points - achieved one week earlier - and shot 13 of 17 from the field while chipping in 14 rebounds and nine assists Monday.
Analysis: Only Emmanuel Mudiay's missed 3-pointer in the final minute prevented Jokic from notching his first career triple-double. The second-year big man has been terrific in seven games since missing time with a wrist injury, averaging 17.4 points on 70.4 percent shooting with 9.6 boards and 4.7 assists.
Dec. 12 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET3:36 GMT11:36 8:36 PM MST10:36 PM EST7:36 UAE (+1)04:3622:36 ET9:36 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic matched a career high with 27 points on 10-of-12 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds in Monday's loss to Dallas.
Analysis: In four games since returning from a wrist injury, Jokic has averaged 18.0 points on 67.5 percent (27 of 40) shooting, 9.8 rebounds and 3.5 assists. He's played less than 28 minutes in each of those games, and that likely won't be the case much longer.
Dec. 8 6:01 PM PT7:01 PM MT8:01 PM CT9:01 PM ET2:01 GMT10:01 7:01 PM MST9:01 PM EST6:01 UAE (+1)03:0121:01 ET8:01 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 17 points on 6-of-10 shooting to go with 11 rebounds Thursday.
Analysis: It was Jokic's second double-double in as many games since returning from a wrist injury and his fourth in a row overall. The second-year forward continues to come off the bench but could soon return to a starting role with coach Michael Malone making lineup changes amid the team's struggles.
Dec. 2 10:30 AM PT11:30 AM MT12:30 PM CT1:30 PM ET18:30 GMT2:30 11:30 AM MST1:30 PM EST22:30 UAE19:3013:30 ET12:30 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic (wrist) returned Wednesday.
Analysis: Jokic had been a beast in his previous two games before missing the last three, totaling 30 points and 25 rebounds.
Nov. 30 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET4:20 GMT12:20 9:20 PM MST11:20 PM EST8:20 UAE05:2023:20 ET10:20 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic came off the bench with 17 points and 14 rebounds for Denver on Wednesday.
Analysis: He's totaled 30 points and 25 boards in the last two games.
Nov. 12 8:59 PM PT9:59 PM MT10:59 PM CT11:59 PM ET4:59 GMT12:59 9:59 PM MST11:59 PM EST8:59 UAE05:5923:59 ET10:59 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic was held without a point in nearly 17 minutes Saturday in a loss to Detroit.
Analysis: Jokic has averaged just 6.0 points in his last four games after he had 13.3 in his first five. Coach Mike Malone conceded an experimental switch to power forward from his natural position of center has not been working out well for Jokic. Malone said he plans to give Jokic more time at the 5 spot going forward
Oct. 30 9:09 PM PT10:09 PM MT11:09 PM CT12:09 AM ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST8:09 UAE05:090:09 ET10:09 PM CTNaN:� - Jokic had 23 points and a career-high 17 rebounds in Saturday's loss to Portland.
Analysis: Jokic made 10 of 20 shots and played 34 minutes after finishing with five points and seven boards in the season opener.

Regular Season Stats

Per Game
Year Team G MPG PPG RPG APG SPG BPG TOPG FG% 3P% FT%
15-16 Den 80 21.7 10.0 7.0 2.4 1.0 0.6 1.3 .512 .333 .811
16-17 Den 62 27.3 16.2 9.4 4.7 0.8 0.7 2.3 .587 .349 .822
Career 142 24.1 12.7 8.1 3.4 0.9 0.7 1.7 .552 .342 .816

Totals
Year Team G Min FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA OR TR A Stl Blk TO Pts
15-16 Den  80 1733 307 600 28 84 154 190 181 560 189 79 50 104 796
16-17 Den  62 1690 406 692 37 106 157 191 184 585 294 49 46 143 1006
Career 142 3423 713 1292 65 190 311 381 365 1145 483 128 96 247 1802


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