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Novak Djokovic reacts to Nikola Jokic winning MVP before match vs. Rafael Nadal

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Denver Nuggets big man Nikola Jokic was named the MVP of the NBA and has received infinite praise from many athletes across the sports landscape. With the French Open match between Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic getting ready to kick off, Djokovic rocked a Jokic Nuggets jersey to celebrate his MVP honors.



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A classy gesture by Djokovic, who is preparing for a huge match against Nadal on Friday for their 58th career head-to-head match.

That will be a terrific match to watch as Nadal looks to continue his successful career in tennis.

Nonetheless, Jokic’s award is well-deserved after the Serbian big man posting career-highs across the board and has led the Nuggets to a 3-seed in the Western Conference and a first-round victory over Damian Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers.

The Nuggets have suddenly gone down 0-2 to the Phoenix Suns in the second round and are doing their best to come back in the series before their season ends.

The French Open has been in the news a lot lately, but the match between Nadal and Djokovic will be a fantastic one to watch when it takes place. Perhaps Djokovic has another gesture up his sleeve in commemoration of Jokic’s victory.