Brendan and Harrison preview the Nuggets/Clippers matchup on Wednesday and discuss how many minutes Nikola Jokic, Michael Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray will play in Denver’s seventh seeding game. Also, will Michael Malone play the Jerami Grant card or hold off until the playoffs, and who’s the guys’ Seeding Round MVP and All-Seeding team? DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher…
Nikola Jokic's suspension for leaving the Nuggets' bench during Wednesday's first-quarter altercation in Utah, which sent Mason Plumlee and Derrick Favors to their respective locker rooms, hit everyone by surprise.
The Denver Nuggets fell 108-100 to the Phoenix Suns in what was arguably its worst loss of the season Friday night at Pepsi Center. Denver was outscored 31-19 in the second quarter and wasn't able to get enough stops down the stretch to close Phoenix's margin in the final minutes. Here's how each Nuggets player performed.
January continues to be a disaster of a month for the Denver Nuggets. Friday night at Pepsi Center the Nuggets lost 108-100 to the Phoenix Suns and dropped its record to 4-6 in the new year.
Front and center of Denver's offensive shortcomings is Nikola Jokic. His scoring average has dropped from 18.4 points per game in December to 16.1 per game in January. Jokic is also shooting 40.6 percent from the field in 2018—a startling and uncharacteristic mark for the typically efficient Serbian—and has hit just 16 of his last 67 threes across the past two months.
The Suns are a top-10 team in transition scoring and points in the paint and corral the fifth-most offensive rebounds in the league per game. But what concerns Malone most about Wednesday's matchup are the Suns' two 20-plus per game scorers.
Michael Malone preached 1-on-1 defense at Thursday's shootaround and how stopping Devin Booker and Eric Bledsoe will be the key to limiting Phoenix tonight.
Johnny Domenico recaps the Denver Nuggets blowout win over the Phoenix Suns. Emmanuel Mudiay erupts for a career high of 30 points and his good play in March continues.
The Phoenix Suns left their home court with their tails between their legs last night after getting hammered to the tune of a 128-97 loss to the New York Knicks — who had just left Denver with THEIR tails between their legs the night before after a 110-94 Nuggets victory that kept Carmelo Anthony winless at Pepsi Center since…...