Nikola Jokic of Denver wins the Most Valuable Player award in the NBA.

In Game 5, Nikola Jokic scored 28 points on 12-16 shooting

pulled down 16 rebounds to win MVP of the NBA Finals. 

the win, the Denver Nuggets defeated the Miami Heat 94-89 

the first time in their 47-year history.

he first player to be drafted in the second round of the common draft era (since 1966) to win the award,

he became the lowest-drafted player in NBA history to win

 after being chosen 41st overall in the 2014 NBA draft.

Nikola Jokic was essentially forgotten.