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Free throws aren’t as much of a foregone conclusion as the name suggests. Even at the highest level of basketball, sinking an uncontested 15-footer isn’t a given. Miss a few in a row, and a player’s confidence can erode like a cliffside during a downpour. In 2017-18, no NBA player struggled more at the free throw line than Mason Plumlee.…...

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With Nuggets training camp starting tomorrow, Harrison Wind and Allie Monroy end this series by breaking down the center position....

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At media day prior to the start of the 2017-18 season, Nuggets coach Michael Malone announced a three-way point guard competition between Jamal Murray, Emmanuel Mudiay and Jameer Nelson, and despite Paul Millsap’s arrival earlier that summer, incumbent power forward Kenneth Faried declared that he still viewed himself as Denver’s starting four. A lot has changed in a year’s time…...

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There was an all too familiar rhythm to Denver Nuggets games over the last two seasons. The Nuggets were difficult to stop with Nikola Jokic on the floor. If they didn’t build a lead with their Serbian center at the controls, they at least stayed competitive. But when Jokic went to get a breather, any progress they made stalled. Too…...

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Wind and Clark discuss the seasons put together by three reserves — Trey Lyles, Devin Harris and Mason Plumlee, who all played important roles off the bench for the Nuggets this season. Notes on the highs and lows of their respective seasons and some context around Mason Plumlee’s surgery, which the team announced had been completed Thursday morning.

Rundown

2:30 – A rundown of Lyles’ rollercoaster season

6:00 – The biggest development to Lyles’ game

10:00 – The Nuggets’ frontcourt predicament

26:00 – Harris’ season

34:00 – Will Denver bring Harris back?

42:00 – Plumlee’s surgery and year

50:00 – The ongoing issues when trying to play four bigs in the modern NBA

Mason Plumlee underwent successful surgery to repair a core muscle injury Thursday morning, the team announced....

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Mason Plumlee was never too prideful to do the dirty work. If the Nuggets needed their backup center to give them only 12 minutes of high-energy basketball a game, Plumlee stepped in without complaint. If they needed him to sub in and out at the end of games for defensive purposes, Plumlee did so with a pep in his step.…...

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Mason Plumlee sent away Jerami Grant’s shot at the rim, and then he sent away something else afterward: the idea that making the playoffs is an unobtainable goal. The odds of snapping a four-season playoff drought aren’t in the Nuggets’ favor even after they earned a 126-125 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder to move two games…...

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To help you hear what we hear, BSN Denver is uploading uncut audio after Nuggets games this season. Here’s what was said by Michael Malone, Paul Millsap, Mason Plumlee and Jamal Murray following Denver’s 126-125 overtime win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Friday....

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OKLAHOMA CITY — For the third time in a week, the Denver Nuggets held onto a lead in the second half. They were up 10 in Philadelphia on Monday and eight in Toronto on Tuesday, but in both games they wound up blowing it. On Friday, the Nuggets once again had a comfortable cushion after halftime. They were cruising along…...

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Will Barton can’t help it. After games, the Denver Nuggets’ swingman logs into his phone to check the standings in the Western Conference. The Nuggets are fighting for their playoff lives. They’re 9-5 since the start of February. Still, they woke up Thursday ninth in the West — on the outside looking in of the postseason picture. “Yeah, I check…...

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Wind and Clark recaps a spirited Wednesday practice at Pepsi Center, Paul Millsap’s impending return, why Nuggets coach Michael Malone is excited for “defensive anchor” Mason Plumlee to return Friday versus the Spurs and the positive vibes that were seeping out from Pepsi Center’s practice court.

Rundown

3:00 – Jamal Murray’s hectic All-Star weekend

4:30 – Paul Millsap returns (to practice)

7:30 – Millsap’s timeline to return

14:00 – The challenges Denver faces when Millsap returns

19:30 – The big question facing the Nuggets

29:30 – Plumlee back

32:00 – Devin Harris finding a groove

Wind and Clark discuss one of the biggest storylines to watch in Denver’s first game after the All-Star break on Friday against San Antonio. Who will Mason Plumlee play with? What does he bring to the Nuggets’ rotation? Who gets their minutes cut with Plumlee back in the fold? That and more on the Tuesday episode of the BSN Nuggets Podcast.

Rundown

8:00 – How will Denver use Mason Plumlee?

10:00 – What does Plumlee bring to the table?

12:00 – Plumlee and Nikola Jokic together

15:00 – The four-game stretch

18:00 – Will he take a backseat?

22:00 – Who will Denver start?

28:00 – How many minutes will Plumlee and Jokic get together?

Moments after the halftime buzzer sounded in the Nuggets’ matchup against the Boston Celtics on Monday, some heated words were exchanged between Trey Lyles and Marcus Morris. The two jawed back and forth and had to be restrained by their teammates. Each was assessed a technical foul. The Nuggets and Celtics then headed to their respective locker rooms. “He’s a tough player,”…...

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SAN ANTONIO — Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee will undergo an MRI Tuesday to determine the severity of what the team is calling a right calf strain, which Plumlee suffered Monday night against the Boston Celtics....

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