Nikola Jokic’s Hilarious 4-word Response on the Secret Behind his Energy

Published 12/15/2023, 12:57 AM EST

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 Nikola Jokic has been delivering back-to-back impressive performances on the court. He recently scored a triple-double, with 26 points, 15 rebounds, and 10 assists as the Denver Nuggets clinched a 124-101 victory over the Brooklyn Nets. Off-court he often gets into his “Joker” avatar.

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Even though Joic got the name Joker after Mike Miller had trouble remembering his name Jokic has lived up to his nickname expectations. The two-time MVP has time and again dished entertainment to basketball fans. But he has ensured that humour too flows out of him.

Nikola Jokic’s witty reply on his energy secret

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Nikola Jokic was recently asked about the secret of his energy. And also how he manages it in the offense and defense. The Denver Nuggets star praised the question and turned to PR. Then, he checked his watch and had an interesting reply displaying his effortless signature humor.

NBA writer Matt More described the incident: “I asked Nikola Jokic a question about how to manage energy and effort on offense vs. defense and that balance. He said good question. Then he turned to PR, checked his watch, and said ‘Only took nine years’ (how long I’ve been covering him).”

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The moments of humor of the star have often been viral on social media. Whether it is a press conference or it is a locker room; whether it is in the community gathering or making a joker out of King James, Jokic doesn’t miss a moment to make people laugh.

The trademark Nikola Jokic humor

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After leading the Denver Nuggets to an NBA finals victory, Jokic did seem to be excited enough in his media interaction. When the reporter asked him how he felt after the victory, Jokic effortlessly replied, He said, “The job is done. We can go home now.”

In a similar instance, while thanking his brothers, family, parents, and girlfriend for his accomplishments he added ‘exes’. But Jokic was quick to say my ex-coaches instead of ‘exes’. As his ‘exes’ word was pointed out, he had a hearty laugh. Similarly, when asked about the statement of the Nuggets President that Jokic was the best player in the NBA, Nikola replied, “They love me.”

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