Embiid, Jokic.

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[Reporter Liang Weiming/Comprehensive Report] Seventy-sixers challenged the leading Nuggets in the West in an away game. It was originally regarded as a head-on confrontation between the two MVP popular centers. Unexpectedly, Joel Embiid was absent due to injury, which attracted criticism from all walks of life. The winning Nikola Jokic (Nikola Jokic) showed sportsmanship, and came out to praise the strong contender for this season's most valuable player award: "I think he is a great player."

Embiid was absent due to a right calf injury, which led to the break of the much-anticipated "MVP War". Nugget star Jokic dominated the sky. Denver scored 25 points, 17 rebounds, and 12 assists at home. Three dollars, helped the gold nuggets to stay with 4 consecutive victories, and forced the Sixers to suffer a 3-game losing streak. Jokic, a win-win for face and face, did not hesitate to give Embiid a high degree of affirmation, "I think he will become the most dominant player in the league. This guy is a beast and very talented.” The Serbian elder, who has won the MVP award for two consecutive years, bluntly said that Embiid can affect the game in many ways on the court. Isolation, facing the rim, even shooting 3-pointers. He’s also very good defensively, guarding the 1-5 position in certain situations, so he’s a really good player.”

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Previously, at the end of January, Embiid scored 47 points, 18 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and 2 pots in Philadelphia, leading the Sixers to victory over the Nuggets. He currently leads the league with 33.3 points and 10.2 rebounds per game.

As for the Bucks headed by Jokic, who helped the Nuggets defeat another MVP candidate "Antetokounmpo" Yardi Tokunpo in the previous game, now he has finished the fifth time this month and made 105 career triple-doubles. He has the opportunity to follow the "Big Bird" After Bird (Larry Bird), Chamberlain (Wilt Chamberlain), and Russell (Bill Russell), he created the fourth MVP three-peat legend in history.

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