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Wind and Clark recap the Nuggets’ Game 7 win over the Spurs, Nikola Jokic’s remarkable offensive and defensive play throughout the series and the most impressive part of his performance across Denver’s seven games that doesn’t show up in the box score. Also, how the Jamal Murray-Derrick White matchup told the story of the series and a look ahead to…

Wind recaps the Nuggets’ Game 6 loss, what stood out from the best game of Nikola Jokic’s career, where Denver’s lost a potential close-out matchup and what the Nuggets will have to do to win Game 7 Saturday at Pepsi Center. Also, was Jakob Poeltl’s screen on Jamal Murray dirty? And why Denver’s bench unit should bounce back at home. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

Wind and Clark recap Game 5, discuss how the Nuggets were suddenly able to flip the switch after Game 3, the best defense of Gary Harris’ career, Nikola Jokc’s defensive prowess, and the fall out from a season-saving lineup move. Also, a more mature Jamal Murray’s officially has his swagger back, and is Michael Malone out-coaching Gregg Popovich in the series? DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

In Game 3, the Nuggets had front row seats to Derrick White show. For four quarters the Spurs’ point guard rumbled down the lane and sunk one uncontested right-handed layup after another in the 24-year-old’s best game as a pro. “We looked like a bunch of ticket takers,” Malone said of White’s straight-line drives to the basket and the 62...

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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

Wind and Clark recap Game 4 from every angle. Michael Malone elevating Torrey Craig into the starting lineup, why he went with Craig over Malik Beasley and where Will Barton’s head is at following the demotion. Also, the under-the-radar series from Nikola Jokic on both ends of the floor, Gary Harris locking up Derrick White and a sign of maturity from Jamal Murray. Finally, how would you rate Michael Malone’s podium presence this series? DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

The triple-double dropping, no-look passing, efficient scoring Nikola Jokic is most well-known for his offensive prowess. It’s why after a Game 1 loss to the Spurs where Jokic handed out 14 assists and became the only center other than Wilt Chamberlain to accomplish that feat in a playoff game his 10 points on 4-of-9 shooting drew the ire of some...

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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

Nikola Jokic stared DeMar DeRozan down as he came over to apply the double-team like an outfielder looks a fly ball into his glove. Jokic dribbled the ball twice with his right hand, surveyed the defense as he put his backside into Jakob Poeltl and like clockwork DeRozan shuffled down the lane to force the ball out of his hands....

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Wind and Clark discuss what they saw at the Nuggets’ final practice before Game 1 of their first-round series against the Spurs, and then take listener questions on a number of subjects including the Popovich factor, what we’ll learn about the Nuggets in the playoffs, how Denver can gain more consistency especially on the offensive end of the floor, and much more. Also, why we’re not worried about Jamal Murray in a playoff environment. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link | Spotify Link

Michael Malone isn’t much of a wine guy, but for one week in Argentina, Gregg Popovich turned Denver’s coach into a sommelier. The setting: The NBA’s Basketball Without Borders camp in Buenos Aires. There, Malone and Popovich met for the first time, drank plenty of high-priced Malbecs and bonded over conversation about Russian history and basketball. The week went so...

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With two days left in the 2018-19 regular season, the Nuggets’ first-round playoff opponent remains undecided. What is set in stone is that Denver will be a top-3 seed in the West. The Nuggets will host either the Spurs, Thunder, Clippers or Jazz in the first round. Here’s a quick preview of each potential first-round opponent and one matchup in...

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Jamal Murray is shooting a hair under 38 percent from three this season and last week against the Thunder and Jazz, Murray shot a combined 8-15 from beyond the arc. On the season, Murray is shooting 40 percent from distance on wide-open three-point field goals, the same percentage Klay Thompson is hitting on shots of that same variety. But in...

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The Denver Nuggets came into San Antonio looking to make a statement and do the improbable: steal a win against a Western Conference powerhouse on the second night of a back to back. Despite showing much more fight than their last back to back, the Nuggets never managed to catch up to the Spurs with their deadliest weapon in Danilo...

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Less than 24 hours after a feel-good win against the struggling New Orleans Pelicans, Danilo Gallinari and the Denver Nuggets will face a true test in the dominating San Antonio Spurs (8-2) who are holding their opponents to a league-best 90.6 ppg, in addition to having the second best point-differential (+10.8). The Spurs, on the other hand, have been resting in San Antonio since...

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