Transcendent and Talented: Nikola Jokic

On February 4, 2017, Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic posted 20 points, 12 rebounds, and 11 assists in a 121-117 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks. In honor of his performance, Nuggets head coach Mike Malone bestowed Jokic with the game ball. In return, Malone received an appreciative hug from his 6’10”, 250-pound, Serbian big man.…