Jan 1, 2024; Denver, Colorado, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) reacts after being called for a foul in the third quarter against the Charlotte Hornets at Ball Arena. Mandatory Credit: Isaiah J. Downing-USA TODAY Sports
Is this Nuggets team better than the one that went 16-4 in the playoffs last season? Also, who are the current top-3 toughest playoff matchups for the Nuggets, and whose stock will be on the rise throughout the rest of the year? DNVR Nuggets discusses.
Is this season's team better than last year's?
Adam Mares: Not yet
I think Jamal Murray looks better right now than he did at this point last season. I think Nikola Jokic's peaks have been higher than they were at this point last season. But the back end of the rotation is still a work in progress. Peyton Watson has shown flashes of upside that make me think he could be a reliable post-season player but I don't have confidence that h...
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