Nikola Jokić – C+ Jokić put this one on his shoulders after the game. He wore it, admitting the Celtics defended him well, and what he thought were “easy scores” turned out to be anything but easy. The Celtics doubled him with size and length, forcing Jokić to speed himself up to avoid dangerous traps. Rarely does he play at…

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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