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Nikola Jokic captures 2nd straight NBA MVP title

AP Sports Writer

DENVER (AP) — Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic has earned a second straight NBA Most Valuable Player trophy to become the second consecutive international player to win two in a row. The 27-year-old from Serbia averaged 27.1 points, 13.8 rebounds and 7.9 assists to take home MVP honors. Milwaukee’s Giannis Antetokounmpo earned the title in 2019 and 2020. International players finished 1-2-3 in this year’s MVP voting. Philadelphia’s Joel Embiid finished second and Antetokounmpo was third. Phoenix’s Devin Booker was fourth.

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