What’s in a name: Nikola Jokic, Nikola Jovic to square off in Nuggets-Heat NBA Finals

It’s not a typo, and it’s not a prank. The NBA Finals series between the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat will feature players with strikingly similar names: Denver’s Nikola Jokic and Miami’s Nikola Jovic. Both are of Serbian descent, though Jovic was born in the United Kingdom.