Strahinja Jokic is a former Basketball player and the elder brother of Nikola Jokic.
He is a huge person in stature just like his brother who plays in the NBA, and they are very close.
Over the years he has been involved in so many issues including his brother which has led to many issues including an arrest.
Strahinja Jokic Biography
He was born in 1982 in Sombor, Serbia, and he is 40 years old as of 2022.
Strahinja Jokic is the eldest of the family with two other siblings who are all giants in stature.
They all live together in a two-bedroom apartment growing up with both their parents.
Their grandmother also lived with them during their growing up in the same house just like they all did.
Their father worked as an agricultural engineer for a living and was the one who provided for the family.
Him being the oldest to Nemanja and is followed by the NBA player Nikola who is the youngest amongst them all.
Nemanja Jokic was born on the 26th of August, 1984 making him 38 years old as of 2022.
The three brothers are very close with each other as has been seen over the years.
He was once a basketball player who played in Europe but didn’t push his career further.
He stands tall at a height of 6 feet 8 inches (2.03 m) and muscular fully built which is intimidating.
Strahinja Jokić has been in and out of trouble with his wingman for their junior brother.
In 2019, he was arrested for alleged assault on a woman and was charged for choking and pushing her.
Reports later claimed the woman who charged him with the accusation was his wife.
Back in 2021, a brawl broke out between Nikola and Suns’ Devin Booker during a game which wasn’t a good outcome.
It was on July 13, during a match between Denver Nuggets Vs Phoenix Suns game.
Things were going well until an incident that saw Nikola accidentally hit his opponent defender Cameron Payne in the face.
It got heated up as another player of the Suns by the name Booker eyeballed him to a staredown battle.
Things didn’t just end there as it escalated with everything heating up in an intense which lasted for a few seconds before they were separated by other teammates.
During the time fight broke out, Strahinja Jokic and Nemanja who were at the courtside had their heads filled with rage trying to get on the court.
They had to be kept off the court by a couple of officials who struggled to hold them off before the fight broke off.
The whole incident saw Nikola being ejected from the match 4 minutes before the end.
Strahinja and Namenja showing the two went viral as they were ready to come inside the court to fight for their kid brother.
Thanks to the officials who did well enough to hold them back from turning the game into a real brawl.
Nikola Jokic Brother
Strahinja is the older brother of professional basketball player Nikola Nikola Jokic who plays for the Denver Nuggets.
He was born February 19, 1995, as the last child with two grown-up siblings who are much older than him.
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Growing up he developed a love for Basketball seeing how his older brothers did play the game.
Strahinja Jokic and Nemanja at one point in time had a career playing but didn’t push it that far.
Nikola was the one who made it big for himself as he did more than enough while growing up and improving his game.
He made it to the NBA after being drafted in the second round of 2014 which was the starting point of his career.
His first personal recognition was when he got voted to the NBA All-Rookie First Team in 2016.
The 2018-19 season saw him earn an invitation to the NBA All-Star Game after helping Denver Nuggets to the Western Conference semifinals.
He went on repeating the same the following season, but this time took his team to the finals.
He was part of the Serbia team that won a silver medal at the 2016 summer Olympics.
His brothers were was reported to be staying with him during the time he was still dating his wife.
Nikola Jokic has his two brothers Strahinja and Namenja always around him in every one of his games.