Nikola Jokic cleared to play after missing 4 games

Denver Nuggets center and reigning MVP Nikola Jokic has been cleared to return against the Miami Heat on Monday night after missing four games.

Jokic missed time with a wrist injury.

Jokic is averaging 26.4 points, 13.6 rebounds, 6.4 assists and 1.2 steals over 14 games this season. The Nuggets enter the game on a six-game losing streak.

Jimmy Butler (tailbone), Tyler Herro (illness) and Markieff Morris (neck) are out for the Heat.