Since the beginning of his first playoffs, Nikola Jokic was perfectly able to put on his costume franchise player for the Denver Nuggets.
For its first campaign of the playoffs, Nikola Jokic is monstrous. At the end of the best regular season of his career, the post has again raised its level of play. On its first 11 games, he turns to 24.5 points (50%), 12.5 rebounds, and 9.3 assists ! Yes, Jokic is in near-triple-double. Over his 11 games of the playoffs, he has 4 triple doubles in all. Crucial in the organization of the Denver Nuggets, he even played 65 minutes in the Game 3 !
This allows him to become the seventh player in history with at least four triple-doubles in a campaign of the playoffs. He joins Wilt Chamberlain, Magic Johnson, Oscar Robertson, LeBron James, Rajon Rondo and Jason Kidd. With a total of 102 assists in 11 games, the pivot of the Nuggets is, quite simply, the best passer of the playoffs 2019.