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Nuggets center Jokic reportedly positive for coronavirus in Serbia

Jun 24, 2020 - 3:57 PM

NBA All-Star Nikola Jokic, who’s in Belgrade for an exhibition basketball game, has been seen with virus-positive tennis star Novak Djokovic

Nikola Jokic. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)

Jokic shines as Nuggets polish off Mavericks

Jan 09, 2020 - 3:03 PM

Nikola Jokic buries the game-winner to lift the Nuggets even as Mavs star Luka Doncic flirts with a triple-double

Nikola Jokic   Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images/AFP

Jokic ejected as Spain stuns Serbia at FIBA World Cup

Sep 08, 2019 - 11:18 PM

NBA star Nikola Jokic figures in a row with a referee as title favorite Serbia gets rattled for the first time with a blowout loss to Spain

THROWN OUT. The ejection of of Nikola Jokic proves fatal for Serbia as Marc Gasol and Spain top their group. Photo from

'Greek Freak' leads 5 to watch at FIBA World Cup 2019

Aug 30, 2019 - 12:53 PM

Team USA may be fielding a less stellar cast but several NBA superstars converge in China to give their own countries a boost

Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

Guiao to think about Jokic after Gilas opener vs Italy

Aug 29, 2019 - 4:11 PM

Gilas head coach Yeng Guiao says the team will focus first on their opening game against Italy

MULTI-FACETED. Nikola Jokic exhibits great passing and inside presence for the Denver Nuggets. Photo from NBA Twitter

Nikola Jokic: Serbia's beloved big man and Gilas' biggest problem

Aug 28, 2019 - 8:28 PM

Gilas Pilipinas gets a tough early test in Nikola Jokic and Serbia in the first round of the 2019 FIBA World Cup

UNIQUE TALENT. Nikola Jokic blends the role of center and point guard. Photo from NBA

Jokic to suit up for Serbia in FIBA World Cup – report

May 24, 2019 - 9:48 PM

The Denver Nuggets superstar will bolster an already formidable Serbian squad, a team Gilas Pilipinas is bunched with in Group D

BIGGER DREAMS. Nikola Jokic sets his sights on a FIBA World Cup championship after his best season in the NBA. Photo from NBA's Twitter account (@NBA)

Giannis, Harden in NBA team of the year, but no LeBron

May 24, 2019 - 9:25 AM

LeBron James misses out on the All-NBA First Team for the first time since 2007 as Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo and Rockets' James Harden lead the picks

UNANIMOUS. MVP contenders James HArden and Giannis Antetokounmpo earn unanimous first-team selections. Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images/AFP

Back from suspension, Nuggets’ Jokic posts triple-double vs Sixers

Jan 27, 2019 - 2:35 PM

The 7-foot Serbian center lifts the Nuggets past a Sixers side that missed leading scorer Joel Embiid

BIG RETURN. Denver center Nikola Jokic quickly makes up for his one-game absence. Photo from NBA Twitter

WATCH: Nikola Jokic drops triple-double as Nuggets nip Heat

Jan 09, 2019 - 11:50 PM

With the 23-year-old Serbian showing the way, Denver remains at the top of the Western Conference

STAT STUFFER. Nikola Jokic notches his 20th triple-double of his young career. Photo from Twitter (@NBA)

Murray, Jokic shine as Nuggets nip Kings

Jan 04, 2019 - 3:01 PM

Denver remains at the top of the Western Conference by notching its 25th win

DO-IT-ALL. Nikola Jokic flirts with a triple-double once again. File photo Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Nuggets ace Jokic fined for offensive comments

Nov 08, 2018 - 9:24 AM

Denver's Nikola Jokic gets into trouble for his 'no homo' post-game remark

KEY COG. Nikola Jokic has been averaging a double-double for the Denver Nuggets. Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Nuggets regain control of playoff destiny, Clippers eliminated

Apr 08, 2018 - 1:27 PM

The Denver Nuggets win their 5th straight to move into a tie with the Minnesota Timberwolves for 8th place in the Western Conference with two games to play

ALL AROUND. Nikola Jokic has his 9th triple-double of the season as the Denver Nuggets remained alive in the playoff race. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Nikola Jokic triple makes history as Nuggets sink Bucks

Feb 16, 2018 - 1:37 PM

Nikola Jokic bags a triple-double of 16 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists in 14 minutes and 33 seconds for the Denver Nuggets

HISTORY. Denver Nuggets' Nikola Jokic stamps himself in NBA history by recording the fastest triple-double. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Curry leads Warriors over Denver despite injury scare

Jan 09, 2018 - 4:15 PM

Steph Curry leads the Warriors once again to their 5th straight win

WINNING STREAK. Curry still continues to star for the Warriors since his comeback from an injury. File photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP