Nikola Jokic is not focused on the NBA’s MVP race | NBA on ESPN


Nikola Jokic sits down with Rachel Nichols to detail what goes into his signature moves, his commitment to getting in shape and his feelings about his place in the MVP race.
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  • Bozha Kapetanovic
    Bozha KapetanovicПре 4 сата

    Joker is MVP!

  • Maximilian Smith
    Maximilian SmithПре дан


  • alen tokalic
    alen tokalicПре дан

    Never putting himself on spotlight. For most people maybe not most valuable player but definitely most valuable person

  • Dane Lukic
    Dane LukicПре дан

    He is a such a joy to watch! Every real basketball fan loves watching him.... Real MVP

  • Aleksandar Djordjevic
    Aleksandar DjordjevicПре дан

    Yo his not that man inside not like rasell westbrock my jump for 3 pl double can you dont see that he want team to play team now they are without Murray burtin moris dojer ho would drive the nuggets tell me ho Best from serbia

    BEST SPORT NBAПре 3 дана


  • Quint Geck
    Quint GeckПре 3 дана

    Jokic don’t even have Instagram and he about to win MVP

  • Milos Matijevic
    Milos MatijevicПре 4 дана

    Go Jocker!

  • Prizzy P
    Prizzy PПре 4 дана

    Jocik type of guy to get 100 missed calls & texts saying he won the MVP... end up putting his phone on airplane mode

  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren KierkegaardПре 5 дана

    That's greatness. Unlike LeBum who cries for not being MVP every year.

  • Aleksandar Zotovic
    Aleksandar ZotovicПре 6 дана

    Idemoooo legendo! MVP MVP MVP

  • Overdog81
    Overdog81Пре 6 дана

    Love how humble he is. Same goes for Giannis and Luka. All top players right now

  • Kata Batinic
    Kata BatinicПре 6 дана

    Jokic mvp this season nba league

  • lolkopf
    lolkopfПре 7 дана

    Dreamteam jokic and donic

  • Emre Karahan
    Emre KarahanПре 7 дана

    And that's why you want to give mvp to cp3 lol 😂

  • Стефан Ковач
    Стефан КовачПре 7 дана

    Give this man his award

  • Ian Donaghy
    Ian DonaghyПре 7 дана

    I am going to be underdog always...

  • Matija Rasic
    Matija RasicПре 8 дана

    Sombor shuffle😂

  • Mirko Bogicevic
    Mirko BogicevicПре 8 дана

    Thanks to ESPN for a beautiful interview! Main point is in last 20 sec. There is some better players then him but he never quits. That is a reason why he is MVP. NAPRED DENVER I JOKARA !

  • KingSerbon7
    KingSerbon7Пре 9 дана

    Humbled! Jokara brat!!! MVP!!!

  • Harley Potokar
    Harley PotokarПре 9 дана

    Joker is the MVP

  • President Resident
    President ResidentПре 9 дана

    Not thinking about MVP...too busy being MVP

  • Sunrise Pups
    Sunrise PupsПре 9 дана

    Jokic for MVP !!!!!🎉🎉🎉

  • Leon
    LeonПре 9 дана

    Jokic is funny, humble, unathletic, but all so skillful. He is a dream player, and he should be the MVP

  • Romnys Gonzalez
    Romnys GonzalezПре 9 дана

    Kinda ironic how Rachel blasted people for voting Jokic and tried to kill his MVP case and how she's doing a interview with him

  • Miranda Vasquez
    Miranda VasquezПре 10 дана

    Nuggets without 3 starters and now injured Dozier

  • Milan Nikolić
    Milan NikolićПре 10 дана

    Jokic: utterly indifferent Embid: PLEASE GIVE ME MVP WAAAAAHHH 😭

  • JoeV TV
    JoeV TVПре 10 дана

    Does Anybody know what shoe is he using?

  • tropickman
    tropickmanПре 10 дана

    Joker does not have to say he is MVP b/c others are saying it for him. Of course he wants to win it; he never said he didn't want to win. "I don't pay much attention to it" means he is mainly focused on teamwork & winning games. Its a characteristic of a true leader to focus on the team instead of on himself.

  • Benjamin V
    Benjamin VПре 10 дана

    “Moves that are made out of silk “ 😅😂😂😂wth!!!

  • Baseball kid 2016
    Baseball kid 2016Пре 10 дана


  • NBA Full Game Highlights
    NBA Full Game HighlightsПре 10 дана

    MVP & top 5 player...

  • Nikola Milovanovic
    Nikola MilovanovicПре 10 дана

    Blue blood. STYLE MVP🃏 Nikola jokic, Novak Djokovic, Milorad Čavić, Athletes from Serbia are equally nice and modest if they are the best in the world ✌ ️ ❤ ️

  • Domen Primozic
    Domen PrimozicПре 10 дана

    Moze jedna mvp nagrada za debelog somborca

  • jesse
    jesseПре 10 дана

    At the beginning of the year, I thought it was LeBron, Durant, Giannis, or I have 2 names: Jokic and Rumble. Never thought Rumble could be in this conversation, but the Knicks have really been surprising all year.

  • Nikola Anthony
    Nikola AnthonyПре 10 дана

    NBA don’t deserve a Jokic

  • Hareesh Sugumar
    Hareesh SugumarПре 10 дана

    Jokic is down to earth and honest. Embiid is skilled but seems like a dramatic flopper like Lebron.

  • Erik Lakeland
    Erik LakelandПре 10 дана

    0:43 this is an important point. Athletes should not over specialize in one sport. You’d be surprised how playing other sports will translate to your main one. A good example is Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews, who was a baseball player as well, having his hockey game benefited from the hand eye coordination coming from batting in baseball (Montreal found out first hand the other night)

  • J C
    J CПре 10 дана

    Well, Nuggets are the 3 seed. So, NOW what’s the excuse why this guy isn’t clearly the MVP? Joke ESPN trying to push LeBron as MVP earlier...but LeBron can’t win without AD

  • vv nn
    vv nnПре 10 дана

    Let's be honest when a player says he doesn't care about winning mvp, he's lying. Everybody wants to win mvp but ofcourse a championship is the best achievement you can get

  • Artemida Daki

    Artemida Daki

    Пре 10 дана

    Nicola was born in the Serbian part of Bačka. People from Backa have a very unique personality type. It is incomprehensible and strange to Americans. Secondly, the spirit of collective play has always been nurtured in Serbia. A team in front of an individual. That is why we were world champions in all team sports ... Basketball, volleyball, water polo, club soccer ...

  • Burt Rand

    Burt Rand

    Пре 10 дана

    @Artemida Daki lying

  • Artemida Daki

    Artemida Daki

    Пре 10 дана

    No he isn"t laying.

  • V S
    V SПре 11 дана

    Crazy russian :)

  • Calibanite Lion
    Calibanite LionПре 11 дана

    What a humble, intelligent and unique player. Regardless of the whole MVP drama, he is still a great player. Keep up the good work Nikola.

  • son of serbia
    son of serbiaПре 11 дана

    if you are from the balkans and and you cant play football and basketball there is something wrong with you. And we can all play volleyball and waterpolo aswell. Lets not forget handball

  • mićkre
    mićkreПре 11 дана

    Whatever u think,whatever this season may bring, regular season with all roaster of players that are worlds best, curry, embid,lebron, etc... MVP is Nikola Jokic. He is not the best player on the world,he is the Most Valuable Player.

  • Melvin Joseph
    Melvin JosephПре 11 дана

    If Jokic doesn't win this season, he'll be the frontrunner again for '22. But, this is almost certainly CP3's last chance at adding an MVP to a HOF career, and he did just catapult Suns to the top of the league

  • waterloo
    waterlooПре 11 дана

    Luka for MVP

  • JammastaJ23
    JammastaJ23Пре 11 дана

    He's objectively the best player the nuggets have ever had. Which is saying a lot with all of the hall of famers that have played there.

  • Zack
    ZackПре 11 дана

    Joker 4 MVP!

  • x x
    x xПре 11 дана

    I can see how water polo would be a contributor to his chest and overhead pass accuracy.

  • YBA Warriors
    YBA WarriorsПре 11 дана


  • Son Dandy
    Son DandyПре 11 дана

    Him and KAWHI could be brothers I knew Joker was a beast when he killed at that skill challenge years ago! You can't teach greatness!!

  • Diamond Gapple Gamer
    Diamond Gapple GamerПре 11 дана

    This is why so many people respect Jokic

  • Matuš Pilnik
    Matuš PilnikПре 11 дана

    what a humble guy. Love it

  • account.
    account.Пре 11 дана

    hes so respectful

  • Slavisa Majstorovic
    Slavisa MajstorovicПре 11 дана


  • Lipa kao Lipa ne kao Lipa
    Lipa kao Lipa ne kao LipaПре 11 дана

    Nikola Jokić is the most modest player who has ever played in the NBA league! He is aware of his qualities, but he will never brag, he will always attribute the credit for the victory to his colleagues! And that makes it even bigger than it is!

  • Serbona Applications
    Serbona ApplicationsПре 11 дана

    То могу само Срби! 🇷🇸❤️

  • LouderWithCrowder Two
    LouderWithCrowder TwoПре 11 дана

    After that Clippers game last night he touched on this, humble guy and my MVP.

  • telenovelasLatin
    telenovelasLatinПре 11 дана

    What a shiity media this is! 13+ videos on Joel Flopiid and 1 video on MVP!!! SMFH

  • Slagjan Mladenovski
    Slagjan MladenovskiПре 11 дана


  • YK25
    YK25Пре 11 дана

    Shhhhh everyone be quiet while the MVP talks

  • Miroljub Lovadinov
    Miroljub LovadinovПре 11 дана

    MVP no doubt in my mind !!! It is not easy to give MVP to someone who is not American and who don't talk rubbish around , which ESPN prefer . Greetings from Serbia Joker !!!

  • Brandon Bate
    Brandon BateПре 11 дана

    It's a 🔒. What a legend

  • Uriel Zinn
    Uriel ZinnПре 11 дана

    He's likely going to get it but he better be prepared for some "white privilege" talk. As ridiculous as it should sound to anybody, I think the current racial dynamics and climate in America and in the NBA in particular make it almost unavoidable. I really hope it doesn't happen though, but I can already forsee that type of talk from mainstream media and social media as well. And I wouldn't be surprised if even certain players mention it in some way despite the fact that most of them surely respect Jokic as a player. The temptation of bringing it up will be too strong for some, regadless of how incredibly ridiculous it is... Remember, it's not about Jokic and his merits, it's merely about a white player winning an MVP in a league dominated by black players. That in itself may well be enough for some people.

  • Atmospheric Atmosphere

    Atmospheric Atmosphere

    Пре 11 дана

    Yeah we haved "white privilege" to NATO bombing us

  • NickyL
    NickyLПре 11 дана

    We're watching basketball history unravel right before our eyes folks

  • Aleksandar Nikolajev
    Aleksandar NikolajevПре 11 дана

    Serbian glory!!

  • Leo73srb
    Leo73srbПре 12 дана

    Jokic destroyed them... poor Zubac doesn't know what happened to him

  • Žemli Kudjo
    Žemli KudjoПре 12 дана

    Bravo Somborac,Stapar te voli❤️

  • Leo73srb
    Leo73srbПре 12 дана

    this is something the USA will never understand, but in serbia it is ugly and rude to praise yourself

  • juliofromparis
    juliofromparisПре 12 дана

    Il n’a pas besoin de penser au titre de MVP car il est naturellement le MVP cette saison. Ses stats, sa régularité depuis plusieurs saisons, son QI basket et ce qu’il fait (surtout depuis la blessure de Jamal Murray) avec les Nuggets suffisent à ce qu’il devienne MVP.

  • Čađava Mehana ツ
    Čađava Mehana ツПре 12 дана

    Wow, ESPN and Rachel especially interviewed Joker, i thought that they are against him in this race, i mean they were until now

  • alvin081988
    alvin081988Пре 12 дана

    I hope he really gets MVP....the media is rigged against him

  • Toni Montana
    Toni MontanaПре 12 дана


  • DIAB10
    DIAB10Пре 12 дана

    Jok the mvp I remember when people said Nuggets was crazy for keepin him over Nurkic but if you a real fan at the time we knew he was special

  • RSteven Gumbay
    RSteven GumbayПре 12 дана

    Typical NBA press doesn't know what to do with humility. Too rare a character trait in the league.

  • Bogdan Zimonjić
    Bogdan ZimonjićПре 12 дана


  • Bogdan Zimonjić
    Bogdan ZimonjićПре 12 дана

    Games played Jokic - 72, Embiid - 42 Double double Jokic 52 , Embiid - 26 Triple double Jokic 15, Embiid - 0 NIKOLA JOKIC 2021 NBA MVP !

  • deejay sensation
    deejay sensationПре 12 дана

    Jokic 🇷🇸mvp 🙌🏼

  • vincent halim
    vincent halimПре 12 дана

    He was sleeping when he got drafted. The same mentality when he win the MVP

  • aaron adams
    aaron adamsПре 12 дана

    ESPN is only doing the interview because they know Jokic is winning the MVP despite how badly they don’t him to. They need to start marketing him as much as they can... 🖕🏻ESPN!

  • Nathaniel Jones
    Nathaniel JonesПре 12 дана

    National media doesn't know how to interview him. I think the local media has a better understanding of who he is as a player and a person.

  • Peter Stark
    Peter StarkПре 12 дана

    Why Nikola Jokic is currently on top of the MVP ladder? -26.2 ppg, 10.9 rpg, 8.6 apg -57% FG%, 41% 3pt%, 85% FT% -Ranked no.1 in PER (player efficiency rating) -Has not missed a single game -Leading the Nuggets to 3rd seed in a tougher western conference without an all star team mate and the team's 2nd best player.

  • Danijel Jakovljevic
    Danijel JakovljevicПре 12 дана

    Jokic is a wolf and he dont care what sheep’s think about him. He show’s us every single game that he fight for his team without thinking what would be better for his stat. And this is why he is MVP and the most professional in the game. My MVP in every case.

  • ACE
    ACEПре 12 дана


  • Sebastian Floyd
    Sebastian FloydПре 12 дана


  • Nemanja Grbic
    Nemanja GrbicПре 12 дана

    A chubby kid from Serbia who couldn't do a pushup before he arrived to NBA becomes MVP. If that's not quite a story I don't know what is!

  • Truth Spewer
    Truth SpewerПре 12 дана

    And nobody's focused on the NBA. Stfu espn. I'd rather hear about hockey at this point.

  • Dejan C
    Dejan CПре 12 дана

    I'm from Croatia and having an MVP represent ex-yugo will honestly bring a huge joy to my heart. Nothing but love Nikola!

  • Млади Гангстер

    Млади Гангстер

    Пре дан

    Bravo Deki. Pozdrav iz Srbije za Hrvatsku.

  • Nema Zezanja

    Nema Zezanja

    Пре 5 дана

    @stanoje333 eve idem 😘😁

  • freethinker


    Пре 6 дана

    Bravo Dejane tako treba 👍 samo sloga.

  • stanoje333


    Пре 7 дана

    @Nema Zezanja Radikal, mars u rupu.

  • Nema Zezanja

    Nema Zezanja

    Пре 10 дана

    @Dejan C you don't need to but it's big facts

  • Aaron Harrigan
    Aaron HarriganПре 12 дана

    You going to put some respect on this man's name Rachel?! 🃏

  • Brian Patrick
    Brian PatrickПре 12 дана

    He has CLASS unlike 80% of nba

  • NBZ121
    NBZ121Пре 12 дана

    If he isn't focused don't give him the mvp because it's not a bid deal to him

  • killjoy 543
    killjoy 543Пре 12 дана

    Water polo got you passing like that in the nba 👀

  • mirl iihr
    mirl iihrПре 12 дана


  • Charlie Omar Hernandez
    Charlie Omar HernandezПре 12 дана

    🤫 but u know it’s a popularity contest so do t even trip ✌🏼 🤞🏻

  • Bruno Mantovaneli
    Bruno MantovaneliПре 12 дана

    You lost Jamal Murray, so it's not like you're gonna fight for anything this season besides MVP

  • Slavisa Macanovic
    Slavisa MacanovicПре 12 дана

    ESPN is like "If you can't beat them, join them". Would be bad marketing if next MVP is to completely ignore network.

  • You're Breaking My Balls
    You're Breaking My BallsПре 12 дана

    BS, everybody wants to win a freaking MVP award, he just humble

    TONEakaSHOWПре 12 дана

    Most Valuable Player! Take joker off Denver and it's a lottery team! He is everything to that team, MVP is an understatement to what he brings to the table.

  • kilo draggin
    kilo dragginПре 12 дана

    need more jokic content

  • Nightwatchmen77
    Nightwatchmen77Пре 12 дана

    I'm bettin Rachel Nichols didn't won't to do this interview because it wasn't one of her pet favorite. I'm glad ESPN decided to give jokic some publicity.