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Nikola Jokic’s “MVP” Wife Catches Rare Moment of Luka Doncic, Aged 23, Cozying Up to 25-Year-Old Influencer Partner

Published 02/19/2023, 4:45 PM EST

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Nikola Jokic and Luka Doncic have a special bond that transcends their rivalry on the basketball court. Despite playing on opposing teams, the two players share a great friendship both on and off the court, which has been evident in various instances in the past. Fans have often been amazed by their camaraderie, and their friendship seems to be growing stronger with time, thanks to their common Eastern European roots. During the 2022 All-Star Game, the two players were seen hanging out and enjoying each other’s company. Recently, Jokic’s wife shared a rare photo on her Instagram account that showcased the close friendship between the two players, leaving fans in awe once again.

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Jokic’s wife, Natalija Jokic shared a photo on her Instagram stories on Saturday of Luka Doncic and his influencer partner Anamaria Goltes embracing each other. The picture took the NBA Internet by storm.

Nikola Jokic’s wife shares rare moment of Luka Doncic and his partner


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Natalija Jokic, recently shared a photo on her Instagram story that has caught the attention of NBA fans. The photo includes 23-year-old Luka Doncic, and his partner, 25-year-old Anamaria Goltes, an influencer with a significant following on social media, cuddling together. Nikola Jokic’s “MVP” wife shared a picture of the couple sharing a cute moment and tagged them both below. 


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Reportedly, Doncic and Goltes have been in a long-term relationship since they were teenagers in Slovenia. Meanwhile, Doncic has risen to become a prominent young talent in the NBA, earning All-Star honours and leading the Mavericks to the playoffs multiple times. On the other hand, Jokic also shares a beautiful relationship with wife Nataljia. During an old interview, he even referred to her as the real “MVP of the family”


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Could Doncic and Jokic join forces on the court?

Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks were on the lookout for a new star player to join their team for a long time, before finally locking down the Kyrie Irving trade. One name that had popped up in discussions in earlier 2022 wasNikola Jokic, the reigning MVP and a close friend of Doncic. Fans were excited to see the two joking around together during the 2022 NBA All-Star weekend.


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With Jokic’s wife sharing a photo of Doncic and his partner, the partnership of Doncic and Jokic could have been legendary. While it’s all just speculation for now, the idea of these two greats teaming up will certainly have NBA fans buzzing.

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Nivedita Dubey


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Nivedita Dubey is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. Nivedita has been following the NBA for a long time now and is deeply interested in the strategic intricacies of the sport. To hone her understanding of the inner workings of the game, she closely follows the analyses of popular NBA insiders and reporters like, Adrian Wojnarowski and Shams Charania.
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