After bursting onto the scene in 2014-15, Nurkic, who was recovering from knee surgery when this season began, had a rough rookie campaign. It will be interesting to see how he bounces back next year.
Johnny studied journalism at Colorado State University and currently resides in the foothills just west of Denver. His allegiance to the Nuggets was forged during the infamous days of Jeff Bzdelik and the Junior Harrington/Vincent Yarbrough backcourt. His favorite Denver Nugget of all time is the man-of-many-intangibles Ryan Bowen.