Social media reacted Monday to experiences indicating that Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic is ready to take residence his second straight NBA MVP award.

ESPN first reported that Jokic can be named MVP over Philadelphia 76ers heart Joel Embiid and Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo.

The Nuggets heart was the primary participant in NBA historical past to eclipse 2,000 factors, 1,000 rebounds and 500 assists in a season.

He averaged 27.1 factors, 13.8 rebounds and seven.9 assists and guided the group to the playoffs regardless of lacking two key teammates

Nuggets coach Michael Malone stated not too long ago of the 7-footer. I do know that I’m very biased, I admit it wholeheartedly the MVP isn’t even a contest.

Embiid alternatively averaged 30.6 factors per recreation throughout the common season and gained his first NBA scoring title.

Unlike the Nuggets, the 76ers are additionally nonetheless within the thick of the NBA playoffs, although the MVP is a regular-season award

consider that Embiid ought to have gained, Jokic's stats throughout the common season made an incredible case for him successful back-to-back MVP awards.

He was virtually a one-man present, as he commanded the group to a 48-34 file and sixth-place end within the west.

Jokic led the NBA in conventional stat classes like whole rebounds, whereas additionally main in superior stats