He’s a two-time, back-to-back MVP and one of the best centers in the league without question.
He is so good, in fact, that he is outdoing some of the biggest names in the history of the NBA.
Most all-time APG by a center:
6.2 — Nikola Jokic
4.4 — Wilt Chamberlain
4.3 — Bill Russell
Jokic is playing over 12 MPG less than Wilt and Bill. pic.twitter.com/zW6iAEqCj4
— StatMuse (@statmuse) August 2, 2022
On the list of the most assists per game by a center, Jokic is easily number one with 6.2.
But here’s the thing: Jokic is playing over 12 minutes per game less than both Chamberlain and Russell.
So he is doing more with less and that just really nails the point that Jokic is truly one of a kind.
It is quite an honor for him to be passing two heroes like Chamberlain and Russell in such a pivotal, historic way.
Speaking of passing, no one does it like him.
When you see Jokic, you expect him to play like a typical big man and use his body as a tool to create and stop shots.
However, he is so much more than that.
He is easily one of the best passers alive and watching him find his peers and make assists is a thing of beauty.
Viewing someone like Jokic so marvelously pass is a work of art and shows how versatile and amazing his talent is.
There is a good reason why Denver has built its entire organization around Jokic.
You don’t see a center like Jokic very often.
In fact, in many ways, we have never seen anyone like him before.