Nikola Jokic’s pre-game outfit went viral before the Lakers-Nuggets game

Saturday night, the Denver Nuggets host LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series.

Before the game, two-time MVP Nikola Jokic was photographed wearing a fantastic pre-game outfit.

The Nuggets’ post on X received 28,000 likes and a million impressions in less than three hours.

Via The Denver Nuggets: “Are you going to play basketball or are you going to steal the moon?”

Jokic has become one of the greatest players of all time.

He finished the regular season with averages of 26.4 points, 12.4 rebounds, 9.0 assists and 1.4 steals per game while shooting 58.3% from the field and 35.9% from three-point range shot in 79 games.

The Nuggets were the second seed in the Western Conference with a 57-25 record.

They have gone 33-8 in the 41 games they have played on their home floor in Denver.


April 12, 2024; San Antonio, Texas, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15)

Jokic has won two MVPs and led the Nuggets to the 2023 NBA Championship over the Miami Heat (he won the Finals MVP).

He also has an excellent chance to win the 2024 MVP.

As for the Lakers, they came into the series as the seventh seed in the Western Conference with a record of 47-35.

They defeated the New Orleans Pelicans in the play-in tournament and are also in the midst of a three-game winning streak.

Last season, the Lakers were defeated by the Nuggets in the Western Conference Finals.

Game 2 of the series is Monday night (also in Denver).