Nikola Jokić Bolstered His MVP Case With … His Defense?

Nikola Jokić’s case to win the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award for a second-straight season is quite compelling.   The Joker finished in the top 10 in points (27.1), assists (7.9) and rebounds (13.8) per game while shooting an astonishing 58.3 percent from the field. As FiveThirtyEight’s Robert O’Connell wrote recently, no high-scoring big man has … Continue reading Nikola Jokić Bolstered His MVP Case With … His Defense?