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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share notes on the importance of timing in the half court, Jamal Murray’s balance, and Will Barton’s open court playmaking. 1. It was evident on the very first…...

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“What makes this play great” is a brand new series I will be doing here at DNVR in which I break down in detail a single play, moment, or sequence from a Denver Nuggets game and explain all of the subtle details that you might’ve missed the first time around. You can check out episode one and two from earlier…...

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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share notes on Nikola Jokic’s defensive energy, what near-perfect defense looks like, and Jamal Murray’s game-sealing dunk against the Orlando Magic on Saturday. 1. You don’t have to…...

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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share some notes on the ugly win over the Sacramento Kings on Monday. 1. Back when he played two different stints for the Wellington Saints in the Australian…...

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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share some notes on the win over the Phoenix Suns on Friday. 1. In basketball, the term “gravity” refers to how much an offensive player “pulls” his defender…...

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It wasn’t pretty but the Denver Nuggets found a way to pull out an overtime win over the surprisingly competent Phoenix Suns at Pepsi Center on Friday night. After sinking 18 three-pointers on the road on Wednesday, the Nuggets converted just seven of 28 attempts from behind the arc at home on Friday. With the offense stuck in the mud,…...

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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share some notes on the season-opening win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday as part of a companion piece to the latest episode of the DNVR Nuggets…...

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“What makes this play great” is a brand new series I will be doing here at DNVR in which I break down in detail a single play, moment, or sequence from a Denver Nuggets game and explain all of the subtle details that you might’ve missed the first time around. You can check out episode one right here.

Today's episode is on a very simple action that the Nuggets run to free up a shooter at the top of the key. While the play itself is extremely simple, the devil is in the details and the play often succeeds or fails based on what the Nuggets do after the initial action.

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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share some notes on the win over the Portland Trail Blazers on Thursday as part of a companion piece to the latest episode of the DNVR Nuggets Podcast.…...

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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share some notes on the win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday. 1. This was the first chance we’ve gotten to see Jerami Grant play extended minutes alongside…...

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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share some notes on both the win over the Los Angeles Clippers last Thursday and the win over the Portland Trail Blazers last Tuesday. 1. Jerami Grant did…...

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Danny Leroux is a writer for The Athletic, co-host of the very popular Dunc’D On Basketball podcast, and host of the RealGM podcast. He’s also an NBA salary cap expert so he hopped on the DNVR Nuggets podcast to discuss the Denver Nuggets’ salary cap flexibility, predict market value for Jerami Grant, and discuss options for re-signing Malik Beasley. …

Torrey Craig is the unsung hero of the Denver Nuggets. He is among the best on-ball defenders on the team, a sneaky good rebounder, and accepts his low usage role. But he’s also stuck in the middle of the most fierce position battle on the team: small forward.  What will it take for Craig to have a successful season? And…...

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Vlatko Cancar has become something of a cult hero among the extremely tiny contingent of die-hard Denver Nuggets fans who obsess over summer league highlights. Cancar has spent the last two summers playing for the Nuggets’ squad in Las Vegas and his low-usage, high energy style of play has helped endeared him to the fanbase. But what should we actually…...

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Media Day 2019 is in the books and the DNVR Nuggets crew is here to fill you in on what went down during an action-packed Monday morning at Pepsi Center. Here’s what stuck with us most from today. Adam Mares: I have to be honest with you guys, I’m not a fan of media day. It’s easier to overstate and…...

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