Nikola Jokic and Denver Nuggets enjoy a nice rest between playoff series. After sweeping Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference Finals Denver getting ready to play NBA finals for the first time this week and Jokic he will be looking to add an NBA championship to the two MVP awards he has already won.
But even this version Jokicwith eight triple-doubles in the 2023 playoffs, he is not as good as the best version Dwight Howard – according to the predecessor Lakers center.
Howard: ‘I dominate every game with a smile on my face’
I keep talking Fan Duel TV, Howard he told the ex NBA guard Chandler Parsons that he will prevail over his colleague from the center Jokicis first. Although Howard, who now plays for Taoyuan leopards IN Taiwannever lifted the offensive stats that Jokic recorded,”D12will be remembered as arguably the most dominant defender of his era.
An eight-time NBA All Star, Howard won three consecutive Defensive Player of the Year awards while playing for Orlando’s magicand led the NBA in rebounding five times. He was named to the All-NBA First Team every year from 2008 to 2012 and led the Magic to NBA finals in 2009. He eventually won the championship in 2020 while playing for Lakers.
Howard also captivated viewers with his high-altitude dunks, famously winning a dunk contest in 2008, wearing Superman cape.
Howard draws to the Nuggets in the finals
Even though he estimates his value higher than that of Jokicit won’t stop Howard from cheering for a great man and him Nuggets in the coming NBA finals.
Howard praised Jokic for getting better each season Nuggets AND Lakers played in the 2020 Western Finals and predicted Denver would play in Miami heat in this year’s final. This series will begin on June 1 in Denver, regardless of which team plays in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals between Warm and Boston Celtics.