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SAN ANTONIO — You’d think that a small forward who’s playing heavy minutes in his first career playoff series and is tasked with guarding four-time All-Star DeMar DeRozan only two years removed from starring in Australia and New Zealand’s National Basketball League would feel a few nerves stepping out onto the floor under the brighter than usual postseason lights. Torrey...

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As the Spurs whittled down the Nuggets’ lead, which was at one point 27 midway through the third quarter, to 18 later in the period, Pepsi Center got tense for the first time since the opening minutes of Game 5. Naturally, the ball found Nikola Jokic’s hands on back-to-back possessions. Two high-arching 3s later, Denver’s lead was back to a...

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Wind and Clark wrap up their thought from Game 4 and look ahead to Game 5. How Denver tweaked its defense to limit Derrick White, what Nikola Jokic and Tim Duncan have in common, why the Nuggets should not double LaMarcus Aldridge, and more. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

Winda and Clark recap the Nuggets’ Game 3 loss to the Spurs, the Derrick White and Jamal Murray matchup and Denver’s inability to defend the point of attack. Also, should the Nuggets change their starting lineup ahead of Game 4 with Will Barton’s struggles? Finally, the underrated play of Nikola Jokic in the series and youth vs veteran moxie, and if the Nuggets’ young rotation is a valid excuse for tonight’s playoff loss. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

SAN ANTONIO — It’s time for a reality check. Here’s what we know about the Nuggets’ first-round matchup against the Spurs through three games. Derrick White has been the best player in this series. For 11 of 12 quarters, he’s made barbeque chicken out of Jamal Murray, driving comfortably to his right and breezing past the Nuggets’ starting point guard...

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SAN ANTONIO — It looked like pregame layup lines, the way Derrick White was going to the basket unencumbered. Any time the second-year guard decided to get to the rim, Denver’s defense cracked like an egg. By halftime of Thursday’s pivotal Game 3, White, who was slated to be a backup before Dejounte Murray tore his ACL in the preseason,...

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An hour after Jamal Murray roared to life in the fourth quarter to lift the Nuggets to an improbable Game 2 victory, he admitted that it wasn’t close to being his hottest shooting night of the season. “Boston, Phoenix, Sacramento,” Murray said, talking through a grin that grew wider and wider as one renowned offensive performance after another from the last seven months filtered through his 22-year-old head. In Murray’s defense, he has a lot of nights to pick from. His 48-point game against the Celtics back in November when he outdueled Kyrie Irving to deliver Denver a crucial early-season victory thrust the third-year point guard into the national spotlight. Then there was Murray’s 46-point eruption in the desert that…

Wind and Clark continue to discuss the Nuggets’ loss in Game 1 and what offensive and defensive adjustments Denver will make for Game 2. Also, the most underrated aspect of Nikola Jokic’s night and why it bodes well for the Nuggets moving forward in the series. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

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