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How tall is Nikola Jokic? Height, weight and wingspan

Last year’s NBA Finals MVP is primarily known for playing as a center, but his exceptional strength and mobility allow him to play as a wing center.

Denver (United States), 04/05/2024.- Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic warms up before game one of the Western Conference semifinal series between the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Denver Nuggets at Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado, USA, 04 May 2024. (Baloncesto) EFE/EPA/DUSTIN BRADFORD SHUTTERSTOCK OUT

Nikola Jokić, born on February 19, 1995, in Sombor, is an outstanding Serbian basketball player who plays for the Denver Nuggets as a center. He made history by being the first Serbian to be named the NBA’s most valuable player, winning this prestigious award twice in the 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons.

Jokić played for Mega Leks for three seasons and was named the most valuable player of the Adriatic League. He was drafted as the 41st pick by the Denver Nuggets in the 2014 NBA Draft and signed a contract with them in July 2015. The Basketball Federation of Serbia awarded him the Best Serbian Basketball Player award in 2018, while in 2019, he was selected to play in the All-Star Game for the first time.

As the franchise leader, Jokić led the Nuggets to the playoffs in the 2018/19 season, and after a decade, Denver passed the first round of the playoffs. He was also selected in the top five of the NBA three times, in 2019, 2021, and 2022. Jokić achieved the fastest triple-double in NBA history, spending only 14 minutes and 33 seconds on the court. He also holds the record for the highest number of triple-double matches by a European basketball player, and he’s among the top 10 players in NBA history by this parameter.


Jokić's outstanding talent extends beyond the NBA. He helped the Serbian men’s national team win a silver medal at the Olympic Games in Rio 2016.

Height, weight, and wingspan

The Serbian player is renowned for his selfless gameplay and is dedicated to the team’s improvement. He often has the most assists during matches, making him a valuable asset. Additionally, he is a versatile player, adept at playing the role of playmaker and transferring the ball to the opponent’s half of the field. Some American fans associate his field vision and precise, long passes with the role of a football quarterback.

As for his height, weight, and wingspan, here are the details:

  • Height: 7 feet (2.13 meters)
  • Weight: 284 pounds (129 kilograms)
  • Wingspan: 7 feet, 3 inches (2.21 meters)

Jokic’s height and wingspan give him an advantage on the court, allowing him to dominate in the post and be a threat from all areas of the court. His weight and height also make him a force to be reckoned with in the paint, where he can overpower opponents and secure rebounds.