Nikola Jokic became the highest paid Serbian athlete!

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Serbian basketball player Nikola Jokic has agreed to sign a new contract with Denver Nuggets, according to which he will earn US$148 million in five seasons, making him the highest paid Serbian athlete.

According to ESPN, Nuggets have exercised the option to make Jokic a restricted free agent, and then offered him max contract that Jokic accepted on Sunday.

The whole process of signing a new contract began back in Tuesday, when Colorado based club submitted all the necessary documentation.

Jokic was Denver’s 41st pick in 2014 and a year later he put on the Nuggets jersey and became a star of this NBA team.

Source: ESPN, N1

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