Nikola Jokić – A+ Jokić rose to the occasion. He went right at Karl Anthony Towns in the opening possession, then weathered an early storm as KAT couldn’t miss. Neither center could, and thankfully, Jokić was able to get Towns in some foul trouble. That kept Denver alive despite a near-perfect opening quarter from the Wolves on offense. Though Towns…

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Brendan moved to Colorado at the start of the 2017-18 NBA season with dreams of covering the Denver Nuggets with a full time media credential. After obtaining that credential during a brief tenure with the Denver Stiffs, he made the move to DNVR at the start of the rebrand. You can read his work on DNVR Nuggets, hear him on the DNVR Nuggets podcast, and follow his tweets @DNVR_Nuggets. Follow Brendan on Twitter - @BrendanVogt