Jesse Hoke placed a $250 wager in December that Nuggets center Nikola Jokic would win the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award. The 24-year-old Denver resident is now on track to cash in big. To be exact — $3,250 — big.
The Warriors' rookie center underwent knee surgery, while a Raptors rookie has made the most of his opportunity. (Russell Isabella-USA TODAY Sports)
Christian Wood said that Kelly Olynyk is likely to get the initial defensive assignment of Nikola Jokic, but they're likely to take turns.