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Nikola Jokić Week: Unraveling Our Reluctant MVP

As the Denver Nuggets kick off their 2021–22 season, we're dedicating the week to exploring the identity of the city's Serbian superstar.

Nikola Jokic accepts the 2021 NBA MVP award before Game Three of the Western Conference second-round playoff. Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images

To celebrate Nikola Jokić’s MVP award and the start of the Denver Nuggets’ regular season, 5280 is devoting the entire week (October 18 to October 22) to stories that explore the identity of the Mile High City’s most beautiful enigma. In short: Who is The Joker?

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