Ten days after the Denver Nuggets’ season ended in a Game 7 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, Michael Malone was asked to name the one factor that allowed his team to jump from ninth in the Western Conference to second in just one season. He immediately credited his defense and how even though Denver returned 78% of its rotation…

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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

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