Nikola Jokic is the undisputed best player of the 2023 NBA Playoffs in the eyes of many.
The Denver Nuggets superstar is playing at a high level, affecting the game from everywhere on the court.
The Serbian Big Man is averaging a triple-double during this playoff run, which is truly remarkable.
In the process, he made history, becoming the first center in over 45 years to record 10 or more assists in a Finals game.
Fun Fact: Nikola Jokic is the first center in over 45 years to record 10+ assists in a Finals game.
And he is the first Western Conference center in NBA history to have 10+ assists in a Finals game. pic.twitter.com/2cvvjZCPGl
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Furthermore, he became the first center in the West to achieve this feat.
He finished Game 1 with 27 points, 14 assists and 10 rebounds, leading his team to a comfortable victory over the Heat.
Jokic is playing great basketball right now, and there is no doubt that he will get Finals MVP honors if the Nuggets win this championship.
The No. 1 seed in the Western Conference is a well-rounded and well-coached team that has already proven too much for the Heat.
Game 2 is set for this Sunday, where the Heat will try to tie the series, and the Nuggets will head to Miami with a 2-0 advantage.
Jokic and the Nuggets are playing really well right now and it will be hard to see the Heat win more than one game throughout the rest of this series.
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