What a summer it was for Juancho Hernangomez. Camp counselor of the year, quality time with the fam and then a gold medal for Spain at the FIBA World Cup. How could his year get even better? How about a spot in the Nuggets’ rotation this season.

Adam Mares and Brendan Vogt discuss if Hernangomez can parlay a strong showing for Spain into consistent minutes amid a crowded frontcourt, what he has to do to earn a spot in Michael Malone’s rotation, and why some of the Denver’s best games last season featured strong performances from the Spaniard.

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Harrison Wind is the Denver Nuggets beat reporter for DNVR Nuggets. The University of Colorado alum grew up in Boulder and has covered the Nuggets for the last three seasons. You can hear him every weekday on the DNVR Nuggets podcast. Follow Harrison on Twitter - @HarrisonWind