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Nikola Jokić jokingly hands ball to Mat Ishbia before Game 5

2023 NBA Playoffs - Phoenix Suns v Denver Nuggets

DENVER, CO - MAY 9: Nikola Jokic #15 of the Denver Nuggets reacts after Round 2 Game 5 of the Western Conference Semi-Finals 2023 NBA Playoffs against the Phoenix Suns on May 9, 2023 at the Ball Arena in Denver, Colorado. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2023 NBAE (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Well played by Nikola Jokić.

After Jokić was fined $25,000 for trying to rip the ball out of the hands of Suns owner Mat Ishbia during Game 4, they had this interaction before Game 5.

That was a perfect ending to something we no longer need to discuss.

Ishbia probably was less happy after the game, when Jokić and the Nuggets walked off the court with a 118-102 win that gave Denver a 3-2 series lead.