Vučić congratulated Jokić: "We are proud of you"
Nikola Joki wins the NBA's Most Valuable Player Award for 2020-2021.
President Vucic wished Nikola Jokic to remain on the throne of the best basketball players and said that Serbia is proud of him.
"I cordially congratulate you on the MVP title. We are proud of you and the enormous effort, perseverance and fighting spirit you showed in every game, and we celebrate your success because you managed to be the best among the strongest," reads the congratulatory message from President Vui.
He also wished that Joki's prestigious recognition would be an incentive for all young talents in Serbia, which will return the golden glow of Serbian basketball and the place that belongs to Serbia in the world of that exceptional sport.
"I want you to remain on the throne of the best basketball players and for new generations to follow your example, in the hope that, both in your Sombor and in the whole of Serbia, you will succeed in passing on your knowledge and experience to new generations," the congratulatory message reads.
Denver Nuggets star Nikola Jokic has won the 2020-21 NBA MVP award. He played 72 games, each in the season and averaged 26.4 points, 10.8 rebounds and 8.3 assists.