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Adam Mares, Harrison Wind and Brendan Vogt preview the Nuggets season by first examining how Denver plans to use Michael Porter Jr. at the beginning of the year and what the rookie’s comments at practice Tuesday said about his state of mind entering the season. Also, the guys play what are the odds about miscellaneous Nuggets topics and give their…

In 2013 Andre Iguodala chose sacrifice over stats. Say what you want about his exit from Denver after the Nuggets’ first-round playoff loss to the Warriors, but Iguodala’s decision to sign in Golden State and come off the bench changed the arc of his career. Iguodala had been a No. 1 offensive option since high school, college, then as a…...

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Vlatko Cancar and Jarred Vanderbilt won't factor into the Nuggets' nightly rotation too often this season, but in case of emergency they'll be ready to fill in at a moment's notice. Both are taking cues from Malik Beasley, who was in their shoes three years ago.

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There's only six days until opening night, and the Nuggets left their talented rookie out of what appeared to be their final dress rehearsal. Why? It has everything to do with one aspect of his game that's lacking.

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The theme of the Nuggets’ team dinner in Colorado Springs on the eve of their week-long training camp at the Olympic Training Center centered around one word: sacrifice. Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly put it simply that night according to Michael Malone who recently dictated what Denver’s top basketball decision-maker told those in attendance. The Nuggets have…...

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Harrison Wind shares his notes from the Nuggets’ preseason win over the Suns. He discusses where the Nuggets’ small forward competition stands, Michael Porter Jr.’s impressive night and progression over the course of the preseason, and what else stood out from Jamal Murray’s game to Gary Harris and Nikola Jokic’s performance. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link…

No matter who was on the floor in the Nuggets’ preseason opener, you couldn’t take your eyes off Michael Porter Jr. Half of it was the storyline. Porter had of course missed his entire rookie season following two back surgeries that sent the once consensus top-2 recruit’s draft stock tumbling. But Porter also captures your eye for other reasons. He’s…...

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Paul Millsap couldn’t wait to get to Sin City this summer. It wasn’t the year-round pool weather, or craps tables that were summoning him to the Las Vegas Strip. Millsap wanted a front row seat at Thomas & Mack Center to see firsthand whether or not a certain Nuggets rookie’s talk was cheap. “Mike’s been talking all year, so…...

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This summer, Juancho Hernangomez followed through on a promise he made to himself 13 years ago. The now 24-year-old remembers September, 2006 well. Hernangomez was 11-years-old, already in love with the game that he’d later make a living playing and passionately cheering on La Roja as Spain was in hot pursuit of their first World Cup gold medal. Spain was…...

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He’s a top-8 player and an MVP candidate. He’s Serbia’s favorite son and the Denver Nuggets’ celestial one. This is Nikola Jokic’s world, and we’re all just living in it. Adam Mares and Harrison Wind offer their takes on what to expect from the First Team All-NBA center after his coming out party in 2018-19. Click here for more of…...

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He has a radical name, obscenely long legs, and the shooting touch of a basketball demi-god; Bol Bol has all the makings of Denver’s next cult hero, but with one key distinction—this kid can play. In the latest episode of our Denver Nuggets player preview series, Brendan Vogt and Adam Mares offer what little insight they have into the enigmatic skyscraper,…...

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Mason Plumlee was arguably one of the best backup centers in the league last season, so why is the DNVR Nuggets crew slightly lower on him entering this season? It’s not as if Plumlee’s play will drop off, or that he’s lost a step. Plumlee could start at center for a handful of teams in the league but in Denver,…...

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Michael Porter Jr.’s potential impact on the Nuggets this season looms as the top storyline at training camp. If Porter is the tantalizing forward prospect that he was before back injuries put him in street clothes for much of the last two years, the Nuggets may be favorites in the West. If he’s unable to contribute, Denver could still have…...

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