Nikola Jokic on Signing Supermax Extension: 'I'm Going to Accept It'

The Denver Nuggets’ season has actually ended after the Golden State Warriors beat them, 102-98, to advance to the 2nd round of the playoffs. Nikola Jokic ended up Game 5 valiantly, publishing 30 points, 19 rebounds, and 8 helps in the closeout video game.

During his postgame interview with put together media, Nikola Jokic indicated he would sign what will apparently be the biggest supermax extension in NBA history after completing the season with a historical specific season that might assist him win his 2nd successive MVP award. According to Bobby Marks of ESPN, the agreement will deserve $254 million over 5 years.

“I would like it, of course,” Jokic stated per ESPN. “But it’s not something that I’m deciding. I think if [the] offer is on the table, of course, I’m going to accept it because I really like the organization, I really like the people who work here. I’m in [a] really good relationship with everybody from [the] owner to equipment manager.”

The ruling safeguarding MVP ended up being the very first gamer in League history to sign up 2,000 points, 1,000 rebounds, and 500 helps in a single season. Jokic likewise ended up being the very first to typical a minimum of 25 points, 13 rebounds, and 7 cents in a season and the very first to lead his groups in all conventional statistics, consisting of basket portion, considering that takes and obstructs ended up being a main stat in 1973-74, according to ESPN.

“I mean, I never dream about it,” Jokic stated of perhaps ending up being a back-to-back MVP. “It’s something that if it happened, it’s a great thing, of course. It’s something that probably legacy; my name is always going to be there.”

“But if I don’t get it, I’m not going to die. … It would be nice, but if it happens, happens.”

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