By Eric Christensen

DENVER (CBS4) – For the second straight year, Nuggets Center Nikola Jokic was named a starter in next month’s All-Star game.

It’s the 4th all-star selection for the Nuggets Center.

Jokic is averaging 26 points, 13 rebounds and 7 assists per game this year. That’s compares favorably to the numbers he put up last year which earned him the league’s Most Valuable Player award.

In 2021 Jokic averaged 26 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists per game.

The All-Star weekend is Feb.19-20 in Cleveland.

Eric Christensen