Jan 28, 2023; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) drives against Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) in the second quarter at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Ross-USA TODAY Sports
The Nuggets are starting off their five-game road trip in Philadelphia in a nationally televised showdown. How seriously does the DNVR Nuggets crew think the Nuggets take this game, who's the X-factor, and what's one bold prediction for Nuggets-76ers?
How seriously do Nikola Jokic and the Nuggets take this game?
Adam Mares: Like most things with Jokic, he's mastered the art of not showing you how much he cares...but he cares a lot. Win or lose, the narratives off of this game will linger. There is no avoiding the conversation around this head-to-head matchup. So you might as well win. For the Nuggets, tonight and Friday's matchup against the Boston Celtics are two of just three ch...
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