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    The 25 most political bands States where people rely most on debt to get by Dirk Nowitzki offers high praise for Nikola Jokic Count Dirk Nowitzki as a big fan of Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic. © Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports Dirk Nowitzki is a big fan of Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic. Jokic has been compared to Nowitzki in some circles as a skilled big man who can score from anywhere and break down opposing defenses. Nowitzki is flattered by the comparison, but he suggested Jokic might be even better than he was in some aspects. “Damn. That’s a compliment,” Nowitzki said of comparisons to Jokic via text to ESPN’s Zach Lowe. “I wish I had his skill...
    After trailing by as many as 20 points in the fourth quarter of Tuesday night’s Game 3, the Lakers found themselves down by four with a little over two minutes left in regulation. The Nuggets, in the midst of self-destruct mode, desperately needed someone to throw a counter punch to slow down Los Angeles’ flurry. Jamal Murray arrived with a few haymakers. A quick sequence of 3-pointer, assist and 3-pointer secured victory, ensuring Denver would be down 2-1 in the Western Conference finals instead of 3-0. MORE: Updated schedules for Eastern, Western Conference finals Throughout the 2020 NBA playoffs, Murray and Nikola Jokic have come up clutch with the Nuggets teetering on the edge of elimination. They did...
    The Denver Nuggets advancing to the Western Conference Finals was a dream that Nikola Jokic turned into reality. This brings to the fore the debate on whether he is just a passing man in NBA, or something more. The way he orchestrates his passing on the court is a sight for source eyes. Moreover, he has graced the floor with expertise nobody expected him to possess. The enigma is the talk of the town at the moment, and legendary Bill Walton has his views on the ‘Joker’. Way before Jokic’s time, Bill Walton was also considered the best center in the NBA. The Hall of Famer has not only won two championships but also the MVP award before his career...
    Body of missing paraglider discovered in Nevada 4 weeks after going missing McDonalds customers are furious over the loss of All Day Breakfast, but workers and franchisees are pushing for it to disappear forever Nikola Jokic Already Won Nikola Jokic had 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists in the first half of game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. The Denver Nuggets took a 10 point lead into halftime against the Los Angeles Lakers. Whatever happens in the second half or the rest of the series doesn't really matter for Jokic because he has already won everyone over with stuff like this. © Provided by The Big Lead Nikola Jokic over some defenders. Classic Jokić pic.twitter.com/YRqLr2S9gD— Leigh Ellis...
    Getty Dwight Howard guarding Nikola Jokic. Nikola Jokic was almost able to single handily lead the Denver Nuggets to a victory over the Los Angeles Lakers. They couldn’t find an answer for him on defense. If it wasn’t for Anthony Davis hitting a game-winning 3, Jokic would’ve been credited with the game-winner. Despite his excellent game, JaVale McGee and Dwight Howard were relentless in their trash talk of the big man. According to Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, McGee and Howard were all over Jokic when he’d guard Davis: Late in the first quarter of the Lakers’ Western Conference finals Game 2 victory on Sunday, Davis walked to his post spot near the Lakers’ bench while Denver Nuggets...
    The 2019/20 NBA season has boiled down all the way till the conference finals. Looking at the West, we have the Denver Nuggets against the Los Angeles Lakers. It is a battle between the #1 seed and the #3 seed, but it hasn’t been a straightforward run for the Nuggets. Moreover, this series will treat us to a mighty duel between two towering athletes in Anthony Davis and Nikola Jokic!  On one hand, you have Anthony Davis, who joined the Lakers in the 2019 offseason. Much to his delight, his team are the favorites to lift the championship this year. Moreover, AD hasn’t disappointed either, in his first season suiting up for the purple and gold. Davis’ 26/9/3 regular-season...
    The dye has been cast for the Western Conference Finals, on Friday night the Los Angeles Lakers will lock horns with the Denver Nuggets. While the Lakers were expected to make a deep playoff run, that was not the case for the Nuggets. They performed at an elite level to reach the WCF. Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray are the two X-factors for the young Nuggets team. Moreover, Denver defeated the might LA Clippers in a seven-game series and completed yet another insane comeback. But the Lakers are cut from a different cloth and have proved just that so far in the playoffs. Head coach Frank Vogel believes he has found a way to halt the Nuggets and Nikola...
    Novak Djokovic is currently competing in the 2020 Italian Open and has breezed past the second round. Moreover, the Djoker is preparing for Roland Garros which gets underway soon, but that doesn’t stop him from praising a fellow Serbian athlete, who just made history in the NBA!  Novak has always been an admirer of every other sport besides his area of expertise. Likewise, he has a passion for the NBA, and his Serbian friend Nikola Jokic is tumbling records with the Denver Nuggets.  Jokic helped the Nuggets beat the LA Clippers in Game 7, and marked multiple records during the process. Nikola Jokic racked up 16.0 points, 22.0 rebounds, and 13.0 assists in the game, to record his second triple-double...
    Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets have pulled off back-to-back comebacks from 3-1 down. Most of the credit for this goes to head coach Mike Malone, who has adjusted to weapons thrown at him against both Utah and now the Clippers. While the mighty Lakers await them, there is a genuine belief in Denver’s abilities to upset them. The star center for the Nuggets, Nikola Jokic, spoke to the media after the game and revealed that the game was also a birthday present for head coach Mike Malone. ‘I am going to get you home or I’m going to get you a Western Conference Finals.’ Jokic on what he was getting his HC Mike Malone for his birthday yesterday....
    No emergency training for crew on California dive boat where fire killed 34 Heres why Trader Joe’s employees are so peppy Nikola Jokic had great joke for Nuggets head coach Nikola Jokic had a great joke for his head coach Michael Malone prior to Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night. © Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Nikola Jokic had a great joke for his head coach Michael Malone prior to Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Tuesday night. Tuesday marked Malone’s 49th birthday. Jokic joked after his team’s series-clinching win over the Los Angeles Clippers that he promised Malone a gift either way. “Before the game I told him, ‘Coach, I am going to...
    (CBS4) – Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic has been named to the All-NBA team for the second time in his young career. He was named to the second team on Wednesday, becoming the fourth Nuggets player to be named to an All-NBA team in consecutive seasons in franchise history. Nikola Jokic (credit: Justin Tafoya/Getty Images) Last year the 25-year-old was named to the 2018-19 All-NBA First Team as the best center in the league. This year that honor went to Anthony Davis of the Los Angeles Lakers (Davis also plays the power forward position.) Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz was third in the voting among centers. He was named to the 2019-20 All-NBA Third Team. Jokic will match up...
    Trump health officials prepare to distribute coronavirus vaccine within 24 hours of OK from FDA How big are Krogers online grocery sales now? Bigger than Levi Strauss or Harley-Davidson The Denver Nuggets, led by the genius of Nikola Jokic, have dispatched a superteam With less than a minute left against the Los Angeles Clippers, Nikola Jokic enjoyed the fruits of his methodical conquest. He dished a no-look, over-the-head pass under the basket to Jamal Murray, his partner-in-crime, that resulted in a shooting foul. Denver was up 20 by this point in a historic Game 7. © Provided by The Comeback Denver had completed a 3-1 comeback for the second series in a row. This time, they shocked the world...
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Denver’s dynamic duo of Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic led another stunning turnaround as the Nuggets advanced to the Western Conference finals for the first time since 2009. Murray scored 40 points, Jokic had a triple-double by the third quarter and Denver again overcame a double-digit deficit to shock the Los Angeles Clippers 104-89 in Game 7 on Tuesday night. Denver became the first team in NBA history to rally from a 3-1 series deficit twice in the same postseason. Even more history: The Nuggets are the third team in the U.S. major pro sports to rally from a pair of 3-1 deficits in the same playoffs, joining the 1985 Kansas City Royals and 2003...
    In the last few years, Kawhi Leonard has established himself as one of the biggest stars in the league. After carrying the Toronto Raptors to the first-ever championship in franchise history, he moved to LA. However, Leonard and the Clippers could already be in the WCF if it weren’t for Nikola Jokic‘s Denver Nuggets. Facing elimination, the Nuggets bought their A-game on the table and avoided being sent home. Well, at least for a few days. They are still not out of the woods as they have to win three more games to advance. While Jamal Murray was the clearcut superstar in the first round, things have changed in WCSF. Nikola Jokic is burdening the load for the Nuggets on...
    The Denver Nuggets‘ season is in a dire condition as they trail 3-1 against the Clippers. Even before the playoffs began, the Los Angeles Clippers were expected to make the WCF. They have not disappointed their fans so far as they are just one win away from achieving that feat. While the Clippers sit on a comfortable lead, the Nuggets’ situation is the opposite. Although they have already erased a 3-1 deficit against the Jazz, the Clippers are on another level. Moreover, with Jamal Murray still looking to find his touch, the odds are stacked up against the Nuggets. Nikola Jokic is the only player who has stepped up for the team in the second round. Denver Nuggets injury update...
    The Denver Nuggets cannot rely solely on Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray if they want to overcome the Los Angeles Clippers, says Michael Porter Jr. Porter impressed for the Nuggets with 18 points in 23 minutes in Game 3 and looked set to build on that with 15 points on 5-of-6 shooting in the first half of Game 4 on Wednesday. However, the rookie was unable to add to his tally and missed his only two shots after half-time as the Nuggets fell to a 96-85 defeat that left them 3-1 down in the Western Conference semi-final series. Porter said his failure to score in the second half was down to a lack of touches and wants Denver to...
    SD gov. criticizes study suggesting Sturgis rally led to 260,000 COVID cases 5 Ways Grocery Stores are Drastically Changing Mike Malone dismisses Nikola Jokic criticism: ‘I don’t listen to Patrick Beverley a whole lot’ Patrick Beverley wasn’t happy with Nikola Jokic and the officials after their Game 3 win against the Nuggets on Monday night, arguing that Denver’s star big man does “a lot of flailing” and “puts a lot of pressure on the referees” to get foul calls. Denver coach Mike Malone, however, simply doesn’t care.‘I don’t listen to Patrick Beverley a whole lot’Malone was asked about Beverley’s comments following the Los Angeles Clippers’ 113-107 win, which put them up 2-1 in the Western Conference semifinal series.  Seeing...
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jamal Murray scored 27 points, Nikola Jokic had 26 points and 18 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets never trailed on the way to beating the Los Angeles Clippers 110-101 in Game 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series Saturday night. Gary Harris and Paul Millsap each added 13 points to help Denver knot the series at a game apiece. Paul George scored 22 points for the Clippers, who got 15 from Ivica Zubac and endured a rare off night offensively from Kawhi Leonard. The two-time NBA Finals MVP had 13 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists, but shot only 4 for 17. Leonard had scored at least 20 points in 27 of his last 28...
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Jamal Murray scored 27 factors, Nikola Jokic had 26 factors and 18 rebounds and the Denver Nuggets by no means trailed on the best way to beating the Los Angeles Clippers 110-101 in Recreation 2 of the Western Convention semifinal collection Saturday evening. Gary Harris and Paul Millsap every added 13 factors to assist Denver knot the collection at a sport apiece. Paul George scored 22 factors for the Clippers, who received 15 from Ivica Zubac and endured a uncommon off evening offensively from Kawhi Leonard. The 2-time NBA Finals MVP had 13 factors, 10 rebounds and eight assists, however shot solely four for 17. Leonard had scored at the very least 20 factors...
    A series featuring some of the most impressive individual scoring efforts in NBA playoff history could only end one way: a brutal grind to the finish line. The Nuggets narrowly escaped Game 7 with an 80-78 win over the Jazz on Tuesday night, completing the first 3-1 postseason comeback since the Cavaliers famously took down the Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals. Denver survived a chaotic final sequence in which Torrey Craig botched a layup from point-blank range and Mike Conley missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer as time expired. MORE: The Celtics are giving Kemba Walker the support he’s always needed This image says everything. And you thought football was a game of inches. With the Jazz...
    Whats the Cast of Center Stage Up to These Days? Heres the Scoop National renter eviction moratorium announced by Trump administration Nikola Jokic leads Nuggets rally from 3-1 deficit in Game 7 win over Jazz There were no offensive fireworks on Tuesday. © Provided by Yahoo! Sports Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic (15) makes a pass through traffic as Utah Jazz's Juwan Morgan (16), right, defends during the first half an NBA first round playoff basketball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1,2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) After six games marked by historic output from Jamal Murray and Donovan Mitchell, the Denver Nuggets ground out a Game 7 win over the Utah to advance to the second round...
    The Denver Nuggets stole Game 7 in a series of frantic final moments, completing an improbable 3-1 comeback over the Utah Jazz. The first-round series between the Nuggets and Jazz had been an offensive supernova, defined by the incredible scoring performances of Donovan Mitchell and Jamal Murray. Through the first six games of this series, Denver and Utah had combined to average 234.3 points per game. Somehow, in Game 7, they combined for just 158. The magic that had sustained Mitchell and Murray finally gave out and almost everyone else on both teams struggled to make anything. In a game that was decided by two points, there were eight missed free throws and 59 missed 3-pointers between the two teams....
    The inaugural sample of the playoffs has satisfied the most demanding palates. A real game in which so much Denver nuggets like the Utah Jazz they have put all the cards on the table. Those of Colorado have finally prevailed in a duel that has required an extension to decide (135-125). Jamal murray, with 36 points and 9 assists, and Nikola Jokic, who recorded a double-double of 29 points and 10 rebounds, were the main bastions of the team led by Mike Malone, very effective at long distance shooting. However, the great protagonist of the meeting was Donovan Mitchell. The Jazz guard threw the team on his back and was about to give a creditable victory to his team....
    NBA : nba François Tesson 9:59 am – August 20, 2020 The French pivot stuck Nikola Jokic! Rudy Gobert showed the muscles Wednesday night in the NBA playoffs, inflicting a furious counter to Nikola Jokic in Utah’s victory over Denver. The French pivot appears in third position in the Top 10 of the night, where the NBA preferred to highlight a dunk in counterattack from Jaylen Brown (Boston).
    Powerball Results, Numbers for 8/5/20: Did Anyone Win the $147 Million? USDA issues health alert for salads with recalled onions NBA bubble breakdown: Gregg Popovich says Nikola Jokic is like a reincarnation of Larry Bird San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has admired the play of Nikola Jokic before, but he took his praise of the Denver Nuggets big man to new levels on Day 7 of play in the NBA bubble. Click to expand Replay Video UP NEXT Tale of the Tape: Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer Tale of the Tape: Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer USA TODAY SPORTS Predicting the NBA Finals Predicting the NBA Finals USA TODAY SPORTS Former NASCAR...
    LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLORIDA - AUGUST 02: San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, right, speaks with Drew Eubanks during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies, at Visa Athletic Center at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on August 2, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images) Gregg Popovich offered up high praise for Nikola Jokic.  Gregg Popovich had the San Antonio Spurs off to a hot 2-0 start in the NBA bubble before quickly dropping to 2-2. The latest...
    NYC party ship owners charged with breaking coronavirus orders on booze cruise Burger King employee killed after woman complains about long drive-thru line Watch: Nuggets Nikola Jokic scores bucket after wild sequence against Thunder Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets scored a pretty lucky basket in the second quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday. © Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) shoots the ball against Oklahoma City Thunder guard Chris Paul (3) during the first quarter in a NBA basketball game at The Arena. Check out this wild sequence. Jokic was driving to the paint when lost the ball, which went sky high before it was rescued by Paul Millsap, who saved it...
    MADISON, NEW JERSEY - AUGUST 11: Bol Bol of the Denver Nuggets poses for a portrait during the 2019 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot on August 11, 2019 at the Ferguson Recreation Center in Madison, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) There’s a special chemistry brewing on the Denver Nuggets with Nikola Jokic and Bol Bol. The resumption of the 2019-20 NBA season is just over a week away, and hoops fans can’t wait to indulge in the action after the months-long void due to the coronavirus pandemic. When it comes to fun teams to watch, the Los Angeles Lakers and Milwaukee Bucks come to mind. We’re here to tell you to put the Denver Nuggets on your list. On Monday,...
    James Harden, #13, Houston Rockets, Nikola Jokic, #15, Denver Nuggets, (Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images) The two superstars for the respective Western Conference powerhouses arrived five days later than their teams. Denver Nuggets and Houston Rockets fans can breathe a sigh of relief. Superstars Nikola Jokic and James Harden both finally arrived in the Orlando bubble Tuesday, five days later than their respective teams. Jokic was seen walking out of Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Tuesday around 5 p.m. ET, so it’s safe to assume he arrived earlier in the afternoon. The 7-foot center wore a long-sleeved team warmup shirt with gray shorts, flip flops and a military-designed, blue-colored mask.What took James Harden and Nikola Jokic so long?Considering Jokic walked out...
    Jana Kramer Says She Auditioned for Real Housewives of Beverly Hills Hong Kong’s Resilient Markets Dodge Yet Another Blow from Trump Nikola Jokic not telling reporters exactly how much he weighs Nikola Jokic’s weight has been a topic of interest among basketball fans over the past few months, but he’s not eager to make it a continual piece of conversation. © Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports Jokic is slimmer than he was in the initial part of the season. A photo of Jokic looking slimmer while attending an exhibition game in Europe went viral in June. Prior to that, Denver’s team president raved about Jokic’s fitness. Jokic emerged from quarantine in the NBA Bubble in Orlando on Tuesday, and reporters...
    ORLANDO, Fla. (CBS4) – Nuggets center Nikola Jokic is in Orlando with the team. Jokic, who’s arrival in Orlando was delayed due to a positive coronavirus test, said on Tuesday he was “surprised” when he tested positive for the virus a few weeks ago. Nikola Jokic in Orlando, Florida (credit: Denver Nuggets) “If I was not coming here, I wouldn’t have done a test,” said Jokic. “It was kind of weird. I was feeling good, I was feeling normal. I had a normal routine, I had a workout and everything,” he said of the day he learned he tested positive. “And then they called me and said I was positive. It was kind of surprising.” Nuggets head coach Michael Malone said...
    Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images) Don’t bother asking Nikola Jokic how much he weighs down in the NBA bubble. You’re just gonna have to guess how much Nikola Jokic weighs because he ain’t telling nobody. Yeah, that’s the skinny when it comes to the All-Star center for the Denver Nuggets. The 7-foot big man from Serbia used to drink Coca-Cola like it was water in his youth. While his body has always been a point of conversation, his one-of-a-kind game on the hardwood is not. He’s arguably the best passing center since Arvydas Sabonis or Bill Walton. Jokic has now entered the NBA’s bubble down in Orlando, as his Nuggets fight for what would be their...
    Since the 2019 NBA offseason, rumors have been continuously swirling around All-Star shooting guard Bradley Beal and his future with the Washington Wizards. No matter how many times they insist that they have no intention of trading him and undergoing a full-scale rebuild, most people believe that Beal’s departure from Washington is inevitable. If the Wizards change their mind and finally decide to make Beal available on the trade market this fall, several NBA teams who are in dire need of additional star power to contend for the NBA championship next season are expected to express a strong interest in adding him to their roster, including the Denver Nuggets. In his recent article, Andy Bailey of Bleacher Report created a...
    Perry Mason: We Just Learned Something Very Important About George Gannon Biden charges Trump’s pandemic focus is the Dow and the Nasdaq, ‘not you’ Sources: Nikola Jokic expected to join Nuggets at Disney in next couple of days LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — The Denver Nuggets expect All-Star center Nikola Jokic to arrive in Orlando from his native Serbia to join the team for the NBA restart in the next couple of days, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Jokic tested positive for COVID-19 in June, but has since tested negative consecutively and is cleared to enter the campus at Walt Disney World. Earlier in the week, the 7-footer had complications with travel and wasn’t able to make it to...
    The Denver Nuggets expect to have All-Star center Nikola Jokic at their disposal for the NBA’s restart, head coach Michael Malone said. Jokic remains in his native Serbia having reportedly tested positive for coronavirus as the NBA plans to resume after the 2019-20 season was suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The league is set to return via a 22-team format at the Disney World complex in Orlando, Fla., on July 30, with the New Orleans Pelicans, Utah Jazz, Los Angeles Lakers and LA Clippers in action on the first day back. MORE: Schedule for NBA restart in Orlando Denver is scheduled to resume its campaign against the Miami Heat in the Orlando bubble on August 1, and...
    Nikola Jokic continues to recover in a good way | Timothy Nwachukwu / . The Denver Nuggets received the good news that their star, Nikola Jokic, is not suffering from any symptoms because of the coronavirus positive that was found a few days ago, the Denver Post reported. An exact time for Jokic’s return has not yet been determined, for the expectation it remains that he travel with the team to Orlando on July 7, the date assigned for the landing of the Nuggets at Disney World. Small Nikola Jokic update: I’m told he’s feeling fine, and is showing no symptoms. I still don’t have a clear timeline on when #Nuggets expect him back in market. Mandatory individual workouts...
    NBA star Nikola Jokic has revealed he has tested positive for coronavirus - just days after embracing Novak Djokovic at a basketball match. The Serbian star, 25, was spotted embracing countryman Djokovic - who recently revealed he'd returned a positive test after his calamitous, ill-advised tennis tournament. 4 Nikola Jokic has tested positive for coronavirus days after hugging Novak Djokovic, who also has the virusCredit: Getty 4 Jokic's return to the Denver Nuggets could now be delayed Denver Nuggets star Jokic, in the discussion for this season's Most Valuable Player award, has now revealed he is suffering from the virus. Jokic and Djokovic bumped into each other and shared a hug in their nation's capital, Belgrade, on June 11 at...
    Denver Nuggets basketball star Nikola Jokic has tested positive for coronavirus in his native Serbia, just days after being pictured hugging his friend Novak Djokovic. World No 1 tennis player Djokovic and his wife yesterday also tested positive, after the anti-vaxxer ignored social distancing by partying and playing football and basketball on his disastrous Adria Tour. Jokic and Djokovic met in Belgrade on June 11 and were pictured hugging and sitting beside each other with no social distancing at a basketball event, although there is no evidence to suggest that either man gave the virus to the other.   Nikola Jovic (left) and Novak Djokovic were pictured hugging at an event in Belgrade on June 11 Jokic (left) and Djokovic...
    NBA star Nikola Jokic has tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after he was pictured hugging also infected tennis star Novak Djokovic. Jokic and Djokovic sat beside each other at an exhibition basketball game in Belgrade on June 11.  Djokovic announced he and his wife, Jelena, had tested positive on Tuesday morning, while The Denver Post reported that Jokic tested positive later the same day.  The NBA reports Jokic is now quarantining in Serbia, however will return to Denver before the resumption of the league next month. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. NBA star Nikola Jokic has tested positive for the coronavirus, just days after he was pictured hugging tennis world number one Novak Djokovic at...
    Nuggets All-Star center Nikola Jokic, who recently spent time with tennis star Novak Djokovic in their native Serbia, has also tested for positive for COVID-19, sources told ESPN. Jokic’s return to the U.S. — in preparation for the resumption of the NBA season — will be temporarily delayed, though ESPN reports that the 25-year-old is asymptomatic and expected to be able to travel within a week, before teams first arrive at the Disney campus in Orlando on July 7 and the regular season picks back up on July 30. Jokic’s Nuggets (43-22) currently hold the third-best record in the Western Conference. Since play was suspended on March 11, the formerly bulky big man has lost roughly 40 pounds...
    Nuggets All-Star middle Nikola Jokic, who lately hung out with tennis star Novak Djokovic of their native Serbia, has additionally examined for constructive for COVID-19, sources informed ESPN. Jokic’s return to the U.S. — in preparation for the resumption of the NBA season — will likely be briefly delayed, although ESPN studies that the 25-year-old is asymptomatic and anticipated to have the ability to journey inside every week, earlier than groups first arrive on the Disney campus in Orlando on July 7 and the common season picks again up on July 30. Jokic’s Nuggets (43-22) at the moment maintain the third-best file within the Western Convention. Since play was suspended on March 11, the previously cumbersome large man has...
    A person with knowledge of the situation says All-Star forward Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets has tested positive for the coronavirus and is quarantining in his native Serbia. Jokic is expected to be back in Denver long before the team leaves for the Disney complex for the restart of the NBA season next month, said the person who spoke The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because neither the player nor the team acknowledged the positive test publicly. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON FOXNEWS.COM ESPN and The Denver Post previously reported Jokic’s positive test, which came on the same day that another top Serbian athlete — Novak Djokovic, the world’s top-ranked men’s tennis player — revealed that...
    Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic has tested positive for coronavirus. Earlier on Tuesday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported what always figured to be the case eventually: The NBA was bracing for a significant number of positive test results for coronavirus as it neared Phase 1 of its plans to resume the 2019-20 season. The names of prominent players were sure to follow close behind. Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic is the first notable name being reported as testing positive for COVID-19, according to Woj. He tested positive in Serbia, which means his return to the United States will be delayed temporarily. NBA teams returned to practice facilities on Tuesday to begin the initial testing phase of...
    NBA star for the Denver Nuggets Nikola Jokic has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus and remains in Serbia in quarantine, according to insiders. “Reporting with @WindhorstESPN: Nuggets star Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus in Serbia and his return to the U.S. is temporarily delayed,” ESPN Senior NBA Insider, Adrian Wojnarowski tweeted Tuesday.  (RELATED: Here Are The Members Of Congress Self-Quarantining After Meeting Person With Coronavirus At CPAC) “He’s [Jokic’s] been asymptomatic since testing positive last week,” he added. “Jokic is expected to be cleared to travel to Denver within a week.”  (RELATED: REPORT: Coachella Potentially Rescheduled To October Due To Coronavirus Fears) Reporting with @WindhorstESPN: Nuggets star Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus in Serbia and...
    Nikola Jokic is the main star of the Denver Nuggets | Jayne Kamin-Oncea / . Denver Nuggets star player Nikola Jokic tested positive for COVID-19, according to a report by ESPN journalist Adrian Wojnarowski. The player was infected in Serbia, and it is said that he may have contracted the virus when he attended the event organized by Novak Djokovic. BREAKING: Nikola Jokic tests positive for coronavirushttps: //t.co/K9I037TVW9 – Eurohoops (@Eurohoopsnet) June 23, 2020 Jokic had drawn the attention of the sports media in recent weeks for his impressive physical shape, but now he must forget about exercise and focus clearly on his recovery. This season with Denver, the European player averages per game: 20.2 points, 10.2 rebounds and 6.9...
    (CBS4) – Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic tested positive for the coronavirus, a source confirmed to CBS4 on Tuesday. Jokic, who is currently in Serbia, has had his return to the United States temporarily delayed. He is expected to be back in Denver within a week. The NBA is set to resume play in Orlando on July 30, so his positive diagnosis should not interfere with those plans.
    Coronavirus — ADVANCE | Nikola Jokic has tested positive for coronavirus. It is one of the many cases that have occurred in the NBA (Kevin Durant, Rudy Gobert, Marcus Smart, including one not previously disclosed in his Nuggets), but this is the first in the public domain that is known once the plan for the League to resume and already with the players and other staff having started the testing process. ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Brian Windhorst have brought the news forward. Jokic was about to return to the United States to join the expedition to Orlando, the place where the NBA will play again in a reduced format. In Serbia, where the confinement has passed, is...
    Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic evidently used the three-month NBA hiatus to his advantage. After beginning the season listed at 284 pounds, the 7-foot center looks to have shed some extra weight ahead of the NBA’s July restart in Orlando. Nuggets players and front office personnel have been raving about Jokic’s eye-catching transformation. THIN JOKIC ALERT (
    Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic is looking a lot different than the last time fans saw him. It’s been more than three months since the NBA pressed pause on the season because of the coronavirus pandemic. At that time, Jokic was listed at 284 pounds. MAVERICKS' LUKA DONCIC 'NOT IN THE BEST SHAPE' AS NBA NEARS RESTART, TRAINER SAYS But photos surfaced on social media Thursday showing the 7-foot Serbian sporting a slimmed-down look. There were some questions about Jokic’s weight coming into the season despite his continued dominance on the court. Coming into the season, the Nuggets star had earned his first All-Star appearance and averaged 20.1 points, 10.8 rebounds and 7.3 assists. He got the chance to shut...