DENVER (KDVR) — Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokić has been named to the All-NBA First Team.
Jokić, 26, becomes the first Nuggets player to earn All-NBA team honors in three straight seasons and now has two career first-team selections, tying David Thompson for the most in franchise history.
The selection is voted on by members of the media.
Jokić was named the 2020-21 NBA MVP, while averaging career-highs with 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds and 8.3 assists in 34.6 minutes per game.
A Serbia native, Jokić is the seventh Nugget to be named to an All-NBA team, joining David Thompson, Alex English, Fat Lever, Antonio McDyess, Chauncey Billups and Carmelo Anthony.