Nikola Jokic Rumors

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Nikola Jokic
Nikola Jokic
Position: C
Born: 02/19/95
Height: 6-11 / 2.11
Weight:253 lbs. / 114.8 kg.
Salary: $1,300,000
The Nuggets are well-positioned to restock Cleveland with draft picks and veteran players in their prime that can thrive in the up-tempo, space-the-floor game that the Cavaliers ultimately want to make part of their DNA. The Nuggets organization probably has just two untouchable players — rookies Emmanuel Mudiay and Nikola Jokic — clearing a path for it to do whatever it feels is fair in potential packages in an attempt to trade for Love.
What would work with Jokic and Nurkic? “The positives, the pros to that, you have two very skilled young bigs,” said Malone. “Nikola’s proven he can play away from the basket offensively. Nurkic can be a beast down low with his back to the basket, and they can play off of each other because they’re both very very skilled young players. “We’ll give that a look. That’s something that we’ve talked about as a staff and with the front office, but we’ll wait for the right time to see when that might be applicable for us.”
Chris Broussard: “I’ve been told that the Clips actually called Denver and offered Blake Griffin and Lance Stephenson for Danilo Gallinari, Kenneth Faried, Will Barton and Nikola Jokic. And Denver turned it down because Blake will be a free agent after next season and they felt like he may leave, plus they like some of those young kids, they love Jokic.”
Malone had reason to be excited: Jokic had career highs of 27 points and 14 rebounds in a 112-93 win over the Toronto Raptors, adding four assists and a block while shooting 12-for-18 and playing solid defense against Jonas Valanciunas. “I mean you can talk about some of these very young bigs who are very talented, the kid in New York, Minnesota, Philly, I don’t know any of their names,” Malone told reporters, via BSN Denver’s Harrison Wind. “I know this kid’s name, though. I know Nikola Jokic and I wouldn’t trade him for anybody in the world.