When asked about the Canadian's comments, Djokovic, who is on the ATP players' council, agreed.
It's all the tougher for the Spaniard given that Thierry Henry's record for most assists in a single season is 20 and Silva has announced he will leave City at the end of the campaign.
Harden, the league's leading scorer in the regular season with an average of 30.4 points per game, appears the favorite to succeed Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook as MVP when the awards are announced on June 25.
In the pure morning, near the old temple,
"The owner was disappointed that the case happened at a time when the country was excited by the World Cup."
"The whole season I've been humble, but I want to be defensive player of the year, and I feel like tonight showed it," Embiid said.
It wasn't the margins of victory that stuck in the memory. There were two 3-3 draws, between Nottingham Forest and Sheffield United at the City Ground and also Wolves and Aston Villa at Molyneux, plus a 4-4 draw that played out between West Bromwich Albion and Tottenham Hotspur.
A dual nomination for the boxers who gave the world the two most interesting fights of the year. The first, in June, was the Briton's US debut and ended with a hiding at Madison Square Garden in New York. The defining image was the Mexican-American stood over him after knocking him down for the fourth and final time. That meant a rematch and a unifcation belt in Saudi Arabia of all places and Joshua won against an ill-prepared Ruiz. The champ had entered the fight still enjoying his titles but both boxers ended the year much further on in their careers (and bank balances) than they started it.
"That's not going to happen next year as well. But if the two sides, the ITF, the Davis Cup, and the ATP get together very quickly, it can happen possibly for 2022.
"It's very sad to know how many people & animals have lost their homes to the bushfires. My heart and support goes out to all those affected," he tweeted.
The Canadian teenager had been top-seeded for the January 6-12 tournament, which is a traditional warmup event for players fine tuning their game ahead of the Australian Open.