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The changes at the top of the Western Conference that took place this offseason have Torrey Craig dreaming big. “We definitely think a championship could be a possibility,” Craig told DNVR. “Last year we were one shot away, one game away from the Western Conference Finals where we would have matched up with Golden State. Obviously, they don’t have Kevin…...

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Wind discusses the Kevin Durant injury, what it means for the rest of the Western Conference and if it opens the window to contend for the Nuggets. Also, free agency chatter, if Denver should wait for the next disgruntled star to hit the trade block, and how the Nuggets could get back into the draft. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

Game 1 of the NBA Finals is in the books, and Pascal Siakam, the 25-year-old from Cameroon who only started playing organized basketball seven years ago, will never have to pay for a drink in Toronto again. Siakam was incredible in the Raptors’ Thursday night win over the Warriors, finishing with 32 points on a near-perfect 14 of 17 shooting,...

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Hey, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard, and the rest of the 2019 free agent class. The Nuggets are ready to pitch you about why you should sign in Denver this summer. Do you want to win? The Nuggets won 54 games last year, the fourth-most in the league. Denver has staying power atop the conference too with a superstar in Nikola...

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Wind welcomes on Jena Garcia of Mile High Sports to break down the Nuggets’ loss to the Warriors, Denver’s continued struggles from beyond the arc and what seed the Nuggets would wind up with come playoff time. Also, why Denver seemingly lost its mojo against Golden State and how the Nuggets’ bench unit struggled Tuesday night. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

Wind and Clark debate a number of topics, including the easiest potential first-round opponent for Denver, who will have a better career out of Nuggets rookies Jarred Vanderbilt and Michael Porter Jr., will Denver’s starting lineup be able to recapture its 2017-18 and early-season efficiency post-All-Star break, and is there a max-level free agent next summer that’s a legitimate target for the Nuggets? DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

Denver had its guns drawn, chambers loaded and index finger on the trigger standing eye to eye with the Warriors on the cusp of Tuesday's Wild West showdown looking to make a statement to Golden State and the rest of the conference. Instead, it was the Warriors giving the upstart Nuggets a big-time reality check.

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After Kevin Durant called the Nuggets an “elite” team at Tuesday morning’s shootaround and Stephen Curry countered by saying the high-stakes matchups that pitted the top two teams in the West against one another was a “big game” for the two-time defending champs, you had the feeling that tonight’s tilt was one the Warriors wanted and one they wanted badly....

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The NBA is and always will be a star-driven league. It’s what makes nearly every night during the regular season must-see TV. James Harden might erupt for a 60-point triple-double on a random January evening. Nikola Jokic could record the fastest triple-double in league history on a quiet Thursday night in Milwaukee. Steve Kerr just might let his four All-Stars...

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Wind and Clark rank the top-20 players in the NBA and discuss where Nikola Jokic falls among a strong group of centers. Also, who has the potential to take the title of “best player in the league” from LeBron James?

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3:30 – Ranking the top-20 players

15:00 – Ranking Nikola Jokic

26:30 – Ranking the centers

39:30 – Who takes the mantle from LeBron as “best player in the league”?

DENVER — He won’t get the credit or acknowledgment that he deserves nationally. He’ll rarely show up on SportsCenter’s Top 10 highlight reel at the end of the night because of where he plays. But Denver Nuggets star center Nikola Jokic is one of the league’s premier offensive talents and players. He’s playing the best basketball of his career, and...

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DENVER — The Golden State Warriors turned the ball over 25 times Friday night but still beat the Sacramento Kings 119-104 thanks to a 35-point fourth-quarter. Afterward, Warriors coach Steve Kerr told reporters that his team is mentally and emotionally fatigued. “… It’s painful obviously that our guys are mentally fried right now,” Kerr said. “So it’s a good job to...

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The Denver Nuggets are in Oracle arena tonight for a matchup with the Golden State Warriors. Unlike most teams throughout the league, Denver has actually had a fair deal of success against the reigning champs. The Nuggets are 2-3 in their past five games against the Warriors with their last meeting coming in a 96-81 win at Oracle on Dec. 23.

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