He once missed a week of practice and a couple of games overseas due to inflammation in his right hand — a quirky cost of signing too many autographs for fans.
Jokic was 17 when he became a pro, leaving home to join KK Mega Basket
He was born in a small town near Serbia’s border with Hungary and Croatia.
When the Nuggets drafted him, he was sleeping.
He used to drink a massive amount of Coke every day.
He was by far the youngest player on the Serbian National Team that won silver medal at the 2016 Olympics. He was the team’s top rebounder.
He led the Nuggets in PER and Win Shares his rookie season. He’s doing it again this year.
He’s only the 363rd player in the NBA salary-wise this season.
He’s a big fan of ‘Friends’.
He is not only the first MVP in franchise history, but Jokic is already the team’s all-time leader in career double-doubles and triple-doubles.