Shaq Thanks Nikola Jokic For Winning MVP: “Because Of You, The Big Man Is Back"

פורסם בתאריך 8 יונ 2021
“Because Of You, The Big Man Is Back."

After Nikola Jokic became the first center since Shaq to win NBA MVP honors, The Big Diesel congratulated the former second round pick after he became the first Denver Nuggets player to win the award.

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  • Shaq was actually the last centre to win MVP

  • Najjaci Jokic

  • When Lebron, KD, Curry retire the euros will run the NBA. Giannis, Luka, Joker

  • Nikola 👑

  • Shaq: compliment Joker as first Big Man MVP in recent years Also Shaq during commercial: but you still has 0 rings, mine got 4 🤭 Edit: it's just a joke anyway

  • shaq only hating on skill-less big men

  • Nikola Jokic NBA MVP 2021 First SERB that win this Trophy 🏆 He's Gamestyle is from other Universe For All Time in the History of the NBA THE JOKER 🏀 PRROUD of EUROPE and SRBIJA 🇷🇸

  • Nikola is better than shaq that's my way follow my way

  • If the bubble Nuggets roster was fully healthy along with Jamal Murray, they'd be taking over against the Jazz like they did last time.

  • Piled on points, lead the team, and was a joy to watch like all the greats before him, well deserved.

  • Isn’t Gianis a big man?

  • Jokic so overrated and soft.. like a big soft marshmallow

  • Best big man in league 2021

  • Za nevjerovati, Sombor ima MVP-a NBA lige!!! Make a movie about Joker!!

  • What defines a big man? Doesnt giannis qualify as a big man since he plays PF most of the time? Jokic is a perimeter shooter and post player, while giannis exclusively scores in the paint. Can someone clarify?

  • This dude has been good for a while. Well deserved.

  • Well deserved! I love it when good players with good characters win it! Love from Greece

  • When Shaq won his MVP Jokic was only 5 years old

  • Id rather win a ring than MVP. They are down 0-2. Not looking good.

  • Through 2 games against the Suns, no MVP has taken the court except for CP3. @Phony/FakeSportsNews MVP

  • Congratulations my ass what about the god curry😰😥😢

  • Joker deserved this. Good for him

  • The guy played every game of the season and put up crazy stats. People who think he doesn’t deserve it are crazy.

  • Bigtime cheesing cause I'm a bigtime Nuggets fan!!!!

  • meanwhile, Embiid should get MVP for having the hottest wife in NBA lmao.

    • @Jansean Hernane it was a joke chill I'm not a feminist or simp, you can't say nowadays there's a hottest chick cause there is Internet and you can watch all day and everytime you will see a hotter one there's no special women like in 20 century or before. Every other is copying someone else lol. We living in copy paste world.

    • Nah, a lot of NBA wives are GOATed

  • well he deserved it, i don't see anyone else winning it this season.

  • He’s my favorite non Jazz player he’s so fun to watch just so skilled.

  • Mickey mouse mvp

  • MVP🇷🇸 MVP 🇷🇸MVP🇷🇸 MVP🇷🇸 MVP🇷🇸 MVP🇷🇸

  • It's definitely cool to see an NBA MVP caliber all star player admitting how he never expected to be the MVP or even getting to the NBA when growing up. Jokic is definitely one of the most down to earth all stars in the league.

  • Barkley eyebrow…

  • Lol, Shaq don't hate on big man.

  • Is Giannis a small man?

  • hearing that from Shaq means you got the respect of one of the best and the baddest trash talkers in the NBA.. I mean he can make big men cry

  • A TAco wins MVP , look Jokic draft u will see how jokic look like of court ..he was drafted between a Taco Commercial ..lol

  • I’m so happy The Joker won MVP. I haven’t been this happy for a player to win it since Curry and Russ

  • America, get over it. I’ve been saying he is the best player right now. All round. Without him nuggets would be as bad as the Kings. He is better than Embiid just admit it

    • Anyone that knows a damn thing knows that the joker was mvp this year

  • OK HE PLAYED EVRRRRRRRYGAME SO DID HALF THE NBA

    • tell that to the Lakers rn

  • SO NOT CAUSE OF EMBIIID U MEAN TO TELLLLL MEEEE ALLLLLL U PPL WATCH JOKIC AND EMBIID AND GOT THE NERVE TO SAY JOKIC BETTER WOW. OK HE CAN SHOOT SOOOOOO CAN EMBIIID OK HE CAN PASS SOOOOOO FUCCCXIN WHAT HE DONT IMPACT THE GAME LIKE EMBIIIIIIID NOT AT ALL NO WHERE NEAR WHERE WAS HE IN GAME FOVE VS DAME GAME ONE VS PHO

    • Stay salty bum Embiid can’t stay on the court in the regular season lmao tell me when he’s dropping triple doubles every other night

  • I appreciate american people for giving so much credit to a non atlhetic white serbian guy for being such a talented baller. Mvp wow and well deserved the nba is a great league

  • Vasilije Micic, the other Serbian, is Euroleague's MVP, and Euroleague's FINALS MVP. This is CRAZY

    • Teodosic - MVP of Eurocup. Petrusev - MVP of ABA Liga. Bulut - MVP of 3 x 3 World. Serbs can hoop.

  • Shaq before: Curry is the MVP Shaq now: thank you Jokic for winning the MVP

    • NBA fans are so weird. What was Shaq supposed to say? “Get your bum ass out of here, Steph better.” Is that what you wanted?

    • Not really, he wanted Curry to win sure but he said it'd be amazing to have any of the 2 big men (Jokic or Embiid) win which would bring a fresh look to the game for the centre position. Also, what is he supposed to do lol? Tell Jokic he didn't deserve it and not congratulate him?

  • Greatest second rounder in history!

  • Shaq was the last center to win MVP, that was 21 years ago, crazy, well done Jokic.

    • @Leos Lit tbh that’s the nature of the game. Big men generally don’t produce by themselves, they need to be fed and they need space to produce consistently on the interior. Look at all the all times great big men won rings: Kareem had Oscar and Magic, Shaq had Kobe and Wade, Garnett had Rondo, Pierce and Allen, Duncan had Parker and Ginobili, and so on. Hakeem in 94 is the only one off the top of my head in the modern era that didn’t have a star player on the perimeter. Now those guys all could handle and pass a little, but that’s partially because they didn’t have the pressure of being the primary playmaker as they had guys dedicated to that role. Jokic stands alone with the way he can pass the ball. Nobody comes close.

    • @Vanguardas or its mostly due to the fact that 90% of NBA centers need a literal babysitter to think for them on and off court, how should they ever develop the skillset needed to become an mvp? jokic (and funny enough embiid at the same time) are the first centers to actually play basketball again since shaq did it. name the last center capable of passing a ball or handling it a bit for himself - that will be shaq. Green comes to mind, but lets be real, dude is a great roleplayer, but wont ever be close to MVP.

    • It's mainly due to the surge in 3 pointers. Shooting 40% from 3 is better than 60% from 2 cause you need less possessions to score the same amount of points. If they can bring back hand checking at least this should solve this problem. This is why after Shaq, most MVPs are either SF/PG/SG.

    • Tim Duncan and kevin garnett won it after shaq, but they're more pf/c Shaq was definitely the last true center to win it.

  • Well deserved

  • guy who shows everyone that you can play better with big iq rather then big muscles

  • 👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍👍

  • Real talk, it's an art that's lost on me...

  • Shaq is a hater bruh, just pretending dirk, Duncan and Garnett aren't bigmen because he feels like they were competition or something he clear as day hates on them too don't come with your shaq meat riding shaq is negative asf to most big men that were on his level surprised hes respecting embiid and jokic

    • @Xavier Nunez being a big man is not a position💀 if this is the case pj Tucker is a big man sometimes

    • @idk idk ALSO THEY SAID FIRST CENTER IN 21 YEARS SO IF YOU THINK A POWER FOWARD IS A BIG MEN IT DOSENT MATTER THEY SAID CENTER AND YOU CANT ARGUE WITH THAT SO YEAH

    • @Xavier Nunez EXACTLY LIKE PORZINGIS IS NOT A BIG MAN EVEN THOUGH HES LIKE 7’3 AND A POWER FOWARD BUT THATS NOT A BIG MEN ESPECIALLY IN TODAYS GAME BIG MEN ARE ONLY CENTERS AND WILL ONLY BE CENTERS SO THANK YOU

    • @idk idk if you play power forward, you’re a 4. The 5, center, is the big man position. The 4 is not the “big man” position. You can be a big guy playing the 4 but that doesn’t make you the big man

    • @Jacob Watson so if I'm 7'2 at power forward and have amazing defensive skill and post moves and don't rely on my shooting im not a big man just bc the Shaq famboys

  • Mvp,mvp,mvp......Jokic👏👏👏👏👏👏👏💪💪💪💪💪💪💪💪

  • From 41st pick in 2014 to the Lowest Picked MVP of 2021. Nice comeback from Jokic tho, gotta resepct him for that

  • Congrats jokic well deserve MVP WINNER

  • Congrats mvp jokic. One of the best mvp in the history of nba for the past 35 years. Finally its official. His country is so proud. A very humble man.

  • No curry didn’t get robbed

  • As a warriors fan i think it was pretty close between steph and jokic

  • He shock everyone

  • He would’ve said the same thing if Joel won…

  • Big Man is back, only this time they’re more skilled and all around!💪🏻

  • Congratulations

  • The man does it all

  • They need to put Jokic with Luka and poorzingers, those 3 euros would win a chip.

  • Well deserved well earned congrats

  • Chris Paul is gonna go 🔥 and Game 2... I'M JUST SAYIN' 🤷

  • The Joker is the first bigman after 21 years to win an MVP. Shaq received his in 2000. And the first foreign bred cager to win the MVP.

    • Giannis won it last year. I stand corrected on this.

  • Shaq wouldn’t be happy if joel won it…

  • It's inspiring to see Jokic self actualize as a player and a human being. It's hard to find anyone with a bad word to say about him. His passing and shooting skills have redefined the center position. Congrats to the Joker, he earned this MVP! 🏆☝💯

  • jokic is extremely humble and underrated, this was well deserved. and creds to shaq for being a class act per usual

    • it's class act but not usual lol

    • @J M ikr 😂

    • class act? usual?? lol

    • You seen how he be talking about other big men

  • Carlos Boozer should've won it, but Jokic is fine too, I guess.

    • @Uncle Moby 2 joke flew over your head kid

    • Bruh Carlos boozer retired years ago

  • Shaq not hating on a big man is refreshing.

    • Shaq respects results.

    • @R S that’s idiotic my guy. Don’t take it personally but that’s an idiot ass comment

    • @alex samain lmao facts

    • @R S shaq don't like those guys bc they remind him of Ben Wallace 🤣

    • He's not hating because the Joker played a near perfect season with the stats and plays to back it up. And even tho he is a stretch center he is not afraid to play under the basket and take the contact. And lets not forget the difference in passing ability and basketball IQ he has shown compared to his peers at this position. :)

  • 💯💯💯💯💯💯

  • Only of Murray, Barton and Dozier were healthy and playing they would at least make the Finals. I picked them to win it all after the Gordon trade. Such a bummer.. Suns in 6... Hard to win when your up vs CP3 and Booker and no guards left to play.

    • @Ajwadd Anwarr you a bron fan and you had Nuggets coming out of the west hahahahh are you crazy Nuggets were never gonna beat Lakers if both teams were fully healthy no chance in hell lol

    • @Jo Shelton it’s a tough ass loss for Denver this season. But that core of Jokic, Murray and MPJ are all still young and developing (especially MPJ) so they’ll only get better and continue to be a major factor in the west for the next 5-10 years

    • I tear up every time I hear about Murray’s acl, no joke it hurt me so much, I felt like this was finally our year but then Murray tore his acl and hearing that was rly bad for me

    • What’s really crazy and great for Denver is that their ‘big 3’ are all super talented and super young. Out of Joker, Murray and MPJ, joker is the oldest (26) and he’s just stepping into his prime, Murray is 25 and Porter Jr is only 22. That trio is only going to get better and they’ll be an absolute force in the west for the next 5-10 years.

    • @Ajwadd Anwarr I had Mavs coming out the west... Until Porzingus started being absolutely useless and entering 4th quarters with 1 rebound.

  • Euro players taking over the league

    • @Anxiety 101 Jokic and Porzingis for sure. The other ones- no. Most American players start playing in elementary. Most do every thing and never specialize. they play playground ball and in Jr high. Once they start high school, they start growing then they start playing their positions. They can't be all be all player because then you will get cut. You have to figure out if you are a guard or a center. Once in college, you have to be good at your position or else you wont make the team- it is a team sport.

    • @m jor Also Kevin durant is too skinny to play like a center and AD played point guard as a kid until he's massive growth spurt

    • @m jor you named 2 superstars. Jokic, Giannis (can't shoot well but does everything else well), Vucevic, Sabonis, Kristaps Porzingis

    • @Anxiety 101 There is only one big skilled European- Jokic and you make it like there are 20 of them LOL. Here are some US tall players that can handle, shoot and dunk the ball from 6-10 to 7 ft- Anthony Davis, Jaren Jackson, Harry Giles, Kyle Kuzma, Jalen Smith, Kevin Durant, Nathan Knight, TJ Leaf etc. In fact, from 2000 to 2015 there were better big Euro like P Gasol and Nowitzki can't remember the other ones.

    • They are dropping like flies to in the playoffs

  • Well deserved MVP

  • Couldn’t be happier for him

  • So giannis isnt a big man?

    • Shaq probably meant specifically a center becuase hes the first center since shaq to win mvp

    • He’s a power forward or some bs like that so yeah

  • Curry should of won it he played to goof

  • Never seen a c with point guard skillset, reached the top level and win mvp

  • Mr steal your girl to mvp

  • ❤❤❤❤❤

  • lebron should have been mvp

  • Now you want to talk bout a *true* MVP, dropping 40 and 13.

    • 60 doubles doubles and 16 triple doubles

    • Folks like you come to rain on parades instead of congratulating. Stay who you are bruh. Stay who you are.

    • Hate much?

  • He'll noooooooooo

  • First

  • As if Giannis didn’t go back to back ... lol

    • How tf can someone say Giannis has less help when he has Middleton, Holiday, Lopez, Portis etc.? Lmfao

    • @Conduit of the Gospel DarrellBe lool less help? His star point guard is out with an ACL tear. Don't give me thag bs gianASS has plenty of help. He shrinks every year its simple as that. GianASS is just all hype. Regular season hype is all he is. The joker is the real deal

    • @Ricky Gill the nickname was clever-ish... But Jokic isn’t better in any capacity outside of shooting. Giannis has less help, plays less and has repeated MVP. Jokic while dominant isn’t BETTER than Giannis or any player of his caliber (KD, LBJ, Luka, KLAW, Embid STEPH, etc) I’d put him above the Hardens and Irving’s, Tatums and the likes...

    • @Conduit of the Gospel DarrellBe idk I think guards have the edge over big men now, but Jokic definitely deserves this mvp

    • @Conduit of the Gospel DarrellBe jokic is definitely better than gianASS. He doesn't get scared and shrink in the playoffs like the freak

  • He deserved it, congrats 💯 🙌

  • You deserve it 🐐

  • Finals mvp is much better 😁😁 congrats to nikola mvp jokic

    • winning regular season is much more challenging

  • I APPRECIATE SHAQ FOR BEING HAPPY FOR HIM THIS IS A GREAT MOMENT AND I HOPE MORE BIG MEN WIN THE MVP IN THE FUTURE

    • I think many kids who will become big guys have a great player to look at and try to learn the game like he plays

    • @NutsForBucks 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂

    • My guy i was making a joke about your comment and how you formed it. Wasnt a serious comment at all just satire. But you obviously didnt notice it so my bad

    • @Omar Farraj YOU HAVE TO SCORE TO WIN MVP THESE DAYS AND GOBERT JUST DOSENT HAVE THAT SO IT WILL NEVER HAPPEN

    • @Omar Farraj YOUR RIGHT GOBERT WILL NEVER WIN MVP BUT HE STILL PLAYS SOFT AND HES A CRYBABY

  • Joel emfraud could never

    • will never*

    • @GSX-R Ghost warriors got hurt. If the lucky bounce missed. 6ers would went to get it. Because whoever made that finals in the east was going to get the chip because of injuries

    • @R S Lol! No. The game was tied if that shot didn't go in. An then what u jus gonna excuse the Bucks that yr jus cuz Philly put up a good fight against the Raptors? An then the Warriors? Philly fans are the worst fans Across all Sports. Clowns! 🤡🤡🤡

    • @Anxiety 101 and one lucky shot from a chip

    • Don't discredit Joel he did have the 2nd best regular season

  • 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  • Wow

  • Nice

  • Congrats to Joker. Si refreshing to see a Center win an MVP awraf

  • From a fat unknown kid to a NBA MVP truly inspirational 💯🔥

    • @Cardi Yay Hahaha, such a joke comment. Joel isn't even close to Jokic level. 😂

    • @Cardi Yay He was way better lol he averaged the same rebounds only 2 points left but triple the assists and a better play maker

    • “A fat unknown kid” 🤣

    • @Tony Louis Hollywood is the best comedy show to ever happen in this world just laugh it's good for health 😂😂😂 👍.

    • @Vladimir Lenin lmfaooooo i went back and read the comment in that Hollywood announcer voice and died

  • YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSIRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

  • First

  • No he’s wrong 🌝 I’m better than jokic

  • Well deserved Jokic and respect from a Pacer fan

    • @Cardi Yay he deserved it steph played great but an mvp usually makes the playoffs

    • NOT DESERVEED . UNLESS WE TALKIN BOUT PERFECT ATTENDENCE

    • @Martin Donato I’m not sure what caged means but wouldn’t giannis be considered foreign bred