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Despite being a dominant force in the NBA today, Jokić didn't start playing basketball until he was 16 years old.

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Jokić comes from a sporting family. His older brothers, Strahinja and Nemanja, also pursued basketball careers professionally.

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Jokić was selected as the 41st overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, making him the lowest drafted player in NBA history to win the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award.

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Jokić is a master of the triple-double. He holds the record for the most triple-doubles in a single season by a center, surpassing legends like Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

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 Growing up in Serbia, Jokić idolized the legendary Serbian player, Dejan Bodiroga, whose style of play greatly influenced his own..

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Jokić is fluent in three languages: Serbian, English, and Spanish. His language skills contribute to his exceptional on-court communication.

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Jokić is renowned for his exceptional court vision and passing skills. In fact, he became the first center in NBA history to average over six assists per game for a season.

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Jokić revolutionized the concept of the center position. With his ability to initiate plays and facilitate offense, he is often referred to as a "point-center."

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In order to improve his game, Jokić underwent a significant physical transformation. He lost over 25 pounds during the 2019 offseason, leading to increased agility and endurance on the court.

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Jokić played a vital role in leading the Serbian national team to a gold medal at the 2019 FIBA EuroBasket tournament, showcasing his exceptional talent on the international stage.