Nikola Jokić – A- It was not looking good after 12 minutes of play. Jokić missed four shots and turned it over three times as he looked tentative while attacking his counterpart. Joel Embiid scored 12 quick points, and the Nuggets trailed by 15 before the second quarter began. It felt like a disaster brewing, but a close watch revealed…

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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