Denver received its first championship and Nikola Jokic was Finals MVP. He did not look excited.
Jokic’s preliminary response appeared like he needed to keep late in his cubicle to complete a batch of TPS experiences. Lastly work was over!
He couldn’t have been much less enthusiastic concerning the custom of spraying teammates with champagne, giving his bottle two perfunctory sloshes earlier than strolling away.
Was he enthusiastic about going to the championship parade? Under no circumstances. As soon as he realized he’d have to remain in Denver till Thursday, Jokic regarded pained. “No,” he stated, masking his eyes. “I have to go dwelling.”
Jokic appeared briefly excited when a reporter introduced up fellow Serbian Novak Djokovic and his record-setting win on the French Open on Sunday. However when he checked his telephone to see of Djokovic had texted him, Jokic regarded horrified on the quantity of congratulatory texts he’d must wade by means of.
Was this stoic response a Serbian factor? A Jokic household factor? No, it is simply how Nikola is, as demonstrated by his brother’s extraordinarily animated response to the massive win.
The enormous brothers additionally celebrated by tossing Nuggets coach Michael Malone into the air like he was a doll.
Jokic ultimately bought excited, tossing Jamal Murray and his champagne bottle into the pool and leaping in with him. Or perhaps he thought it could destroy his telephone, and he would not must cope with all of the messages.
Congratulations to Jokic! We promise, they will allow you to go dwelling Thursday night time.