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1. I love the way Michael Porter Jr. sets up the dribble handoff (DHO) with Nikola Jokic on this possession. Often times it’s the tiny details that gain you an advantage on any given possession. By getting the defender in the air and off balance, Porter is able to sprint into the handoff and take the wide open mid-range jumper.…...

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Nikola Jokic has been playing at an MVP level all season. Over the last month, Jamal Murray has also been at his best.

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The Denver Nuggets rolled in the first half Monday night. Michael Porter Jr. found an early rhythm, Nikola Jokić dominated while barely looking at the rim, and Jamal Murray looked dialed in. They were on course for an easy road win over the Chicago Bulls, but the third quarter came round again. Without Gary Harris, Paul Millsap, JaMychal Green, Facundo…...

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The Denver Nuggets looked to rebound from their mind-numbing loss to the Washington Wizards by taking care of business in Oklahoma City Saturday night. They showed up ready for work this time. The Thunder never led as the Nuggets rolled to a 126-96 win. The big three dominated, Will Barton and Monte Morris rebounded strong, and young RJ Hampton collected…...

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If you thought the last Wizards game ended in a deflating and bizarre fashion, then avert your eyes from Thursday night’s train wreck. Denver finally found a spark in the fourth quarter behind a furious rally from Jamal Murray — sound familiar? In the final seconds of the game, Denver had a chance to win it or send it to…...

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Make no mistake. This was a disaster...

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1. Zeke Nnaji continues to demonstrate great fundamentals and attention to detail on the defensive end. In the clip below, he closes out on Carmelo Anthony quickly and under control before taking a great angle to cut off Anthony’s drive toward the basket. https://youtu.be/jvw1L-_dLRc 2. Nnaji does a good job of staying locked in both mentally and physically. The mental…...

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Both the Denver Nuggets and Portland Trail Blazers entered Tuesday night’s TNT matchup down several key players. The Nuggets held the rest advantage with Portland playing the night prior, and that reared its head in the fourth quarter as Nikola Jokić and Jamal Murray slammed the door shut. Denver picked up a much-needed 111-106 win. Jokić dropped 41, Murray dropped…...

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Jamal Murray has four career 19+ point fourth quarters. Three of those have come over Murray's last four games.

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The Denver Nuggets closed their road trip with a loss in Atlanta Sunday night. The Hawks, also shorthanded, waltzed right past Denver’s first line of defense for four quarters. With no JaMychal Green and Paul Millsap, the Nuggets relied on rookie Zeke Nnaji and the vertically challenged Nikola Jokić to protect the rim — a daunting task considering Trae Young…...

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1. There are complexities to the game of basketball and there are subtleties hidden in the tiny details of how an NBA team structures their defense. But few of those subtleties matter when a team is as incapable of keeping the ball out of the paint as the Denver Nuggets were against Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks on Sunday…...

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Inside a San Francisco hotel on the eve of the Nuggets' first preseason game, Nikola Jokic set the tone for Denver's upcoming season.

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The Cleveland Cavaliers was once the poster organization for the Denver Nuggets’ tendency to play down to their opponents. The Sacramento Kings wear that crown now, and the Cavs look like the Nuggets preferred way to tune-up. Denver propelled themselves back into the right direction Friday behind a monster night from The Big Three, capped off by a historic performance…...

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“To live is to war with trolls” – Henrik Ibsen With that quote, you’d think Mr. Ibsen to be the latest social media sensation, instead of the Norwegian playwright who wrote Peer Gynt, Hedda Gabler, and many other classics before passing away 115 years ago. Safe to say, there are some things that time doesn’t seem to affect much. Apparently…

The Denver Nuggets led the Washington Wizards by 20 before the first quarter ended. By the time they took the locker room for halftime, they had trailed by six. Without that stretch, we might not spend any time on the game’s final minutes when a lack of execution cost Denver the game for good. Two late fouls by JaMychal Green…...

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The Denver Nuggets walked into TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, as underdogs without five rotation players. Monte Morris, Gary Harris, Will Barton III, PJ Dozier, and Paul Millsap all missed the game. The Nuggets weren’t supposed to win it until Nikola Jokić put them in a position to do just that with a transcendent scoring outburst in the first half.…...

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Nikola Jokic is playing at an MVP level, but it's eventually going to come at a cost if Denver can't give him some help.

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