“I am so happy and I respect so much the hard work and dedication he put in to get to this point. I’ve been fortunate to coach Nikola throughout his career and see how he went from being a second round pick trying to learn the NBA to being a perennial all-star, and now the MVP is truly exceptional. He deserves this honor and it is not natural to train a player and especially a person like Nikola. ”- Nuggets head coach Michael Malone

“What an amazing achievement for an amazing personality. Nikola has worked tirelessly to become the gamer he is and we are incredibly lucky to have him running our franchise. He’s an elite individual on and off the pitch, surrounded by a loving and supportive family who made this day possible. ”- Tim Connelly, president of Nuggets basketball division

“Nikolas Weg from the 41st pick in the draft to the MVP is one of the most remarkable individual stories that we have seen in sport. His hard work, dedication and dedication to his craft, team and community are second to none. We couldn’t be more proud or happier to have him with us in Denver. ”- Kroenke Sports & Entertainment Chairman E. Stanley Kroenke

“The only thing better than Nikola Jokic, the basketball player, is Nikola Jokic, the person. His skills and IQ combine to make a great basketball, and there is no one who deserves such a prestigious award. ”- KSE Vice President Josh Kroenke

“That was the best season of my life and the icing on the cake is the trophy I got.” – Joke

“Congratulations to the @Nuggets very first @NBA Most Valuable Players. You definitely deserved it. ”- Nuggets great Alex English on Twitter (@ AlexEnglish_2)

“M👏V👏P

Congratulations Nikola! ”- The Denver Broncos via Twitter (@Broncos)

MVP! Best player in the NBA! Congratulations to my brother, the Joker! – Will Barton on Instagram

“It’s not just me. I couldn’t do it alone. It’s an individual award, but it’s the effort of everyone who is part of the Denver Nuggets organization. ”- Joke