Not only did Nikola Jokic play well in yesterday’s NBA All-Star Game, but it also looked like he was having the time of his life. Jokic scored six points, hauled in seven rebounds, and dished out six assists in his 19 minutes.
In his first career all-star start, Jokic put on a show with a number of incredible alley-oop finishes to go along with a number of hysterical moments that put his personality on full display:
This is the most Nikola Jokic alley-oop of all-time and I love it pic.twitter.com/7lkYtdFI8z— Brandon Ewing (@B_Skip1717) March 8, 2021
Arguably Jokic’s greatest moment came during back-to-back possessions with Milwaukee Bucks superstar Giannis Antetokounmpo in which the Nuggets big man celebrated the Greek Freaks unreal 3-pointer, which was followed by Giannis hanging Jokic out to dry on a potential alley-oop dunk:
Jokic and Giannis with back-to-back moments that were absolutely hilarious pic.twitter.com/UjrzNCbH5x— Brandon Ewing (@B_Skip1717) March 8, 2021
It truly was fun to watch Jokic out there just having fun and being himself. The all-star game is a perfect environment for how Jokic likes to play and just have fun, which he put on full display in Atlanta on Sunday night.
Watch all the highlights from Jokic’s all-star performance below!