Jokic, Embiid, Antetokounmpo finalists for NBA MVP award

Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) defends against the Utah Jazz during the second half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, April 8, 2023, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

NEW YORK (AP) — Nikola Jokic is a finalist to win a third straight NBA MVP award, with Joel Embiid and Giannis Antetokounmpo the players who can stop him.