Fans react to today’s Nikola Jokic news

Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets drives the ball up court against the Golden State Warriors in the 1st quarter at The Ball Arena on February 2, 2023 in Denver, Colorado.  Note to User: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, User is agreeing to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.
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After having a monster Game 4, Nikola Jokic got some good news from the NBA.

He scored 53 points on 20-of-30 shooting Sunday, yet he was involved in a brawl when he tried to retrieve the ball from the crowd and ended up punching Phoenix Suns owner Matt Ishbia. .

The league announced that Jokic would not receive a suspension as a result, but would be fined $25,000.

Some fans agreed that Jokic did not deserve the suspension.

During the brawl, Ishbia retrieved the ball after it went out of bounds and grabbed onto it, and this fan thinks he should be held accountable.

Jokic did as much as he could in Game 4 to give his Denver Nuggets a 3–1 series lead in the Western Conference Semifinals.

He also had 11 assists and shot 11-of-13 from the free throw line, and even though Jamal Murray also had an outstanding performance with 28 points and seven assists, it wasn’t enough.

For the Suns, Kevin Durant and Devin Booker each had 36 points, and Booker was a supernova, shooting 14 of 18 from the field after going 20 of 25 and scoring 47 points in Game 3. Had been.

They took Game 4 129–124, tying the series with two wins even without Chris Paul, who missed the last two games with a groin injury.

Paul will also reportedly miss Game 5 in Denver, which will give Jokic and the Nuggets a huge opportunity to regain control of the series and come within one win of a trip to the Western Conference Finals.

NBA announces decision on Nikola Jokic controversy