The Denver Nuggets walked into TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts, as underdogs without five rotation players. Monte Morris, Gary Harris, Will Barton III, PJ Dozier, and Paul Millsap all missed the game. The Nuggets weren’t supposed to win it until Nikola Jokić put them in a position to do just that with a transcendent scoring outburst in the first half….

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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