Nuggets Coach Michael Malone: Nikola Jokic ‘Should Be In MVP Conversation’

Nuggets Coach Michael Malone: Nikola Jokic ‘Should Be In MVP Conversation’

After the Nuggets beat the Spurs, 122-119, on Friday night, coach Michael Malone had high praise for forward Nikola Jokic, telling reporters that the 23-year-old “should be in the MVP conversation.” The Joker posted his third consecutive triple-double (28 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists) in the victory. Malone also complained that Jokic and the rest of his guys aren’t getting the respect they deserve from officials, prompting Spurs coach Gregg Popovich to call out “bullshit,”...

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6 months ago, SLAM Magazine, Denver Nuggets

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