Nikola Jokic, Avenger

Remember when Captain America wielded Thor's hammer?

BY DAVID THORPE

It was the last day of November, 2019. The Denver Nuggets were on a roll. They had won six straight and 10 of their last 11. Late in the fourth quarter, Nuggets center Nikola Jokic posted up Sacramento’s Richaun Holmes on the left block. A Jokic score would put the Nuggets up nine points with 3:30 left. He made a quick inside pivot attack…

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