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“The fatal flaw of gravity. When you are down, everything falls on you.” – Sylvia Townsend Warner Some superstructures are built to stand the test of time. Or are at least set up to be. When the names Hindenburg and Titanic first entered the lexicon, it was for their strength, size, and durability. In hindsight, we have the luxury of…...

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Make sure to pack a jacket, Mike.

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Murray has ramped up his on-court work. It's been impossible to miss if you've been paying attention.

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Everyone exhale. Take a deep breath. Nikola Jokic was back in the lineup Monday after a four-game absence. Soon enough, the Nuggets’ six-game losing streak — Denver’s longest since 2015 — was over. Extinguished. Doused. Finished. Jokic had the Heat in his back pocket by halftime. Denver led Miami 63-43 at the break behind 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 2…...

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Michael Porter Jr.’s season is likely over after news broke Monday that he’s undergoing lower back surgery. It’s Porter’s third low back surgery of his career. The DNVR Nuggets crew discusses this latest setback for Porter and how Denver will proceed without its starting small forward. Michael Porter Jr. is set for surgery on Wednesday. What was your initial reaction…...

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It's been exactly three weeks since the Nikola Jokic-Markieff Morris incident in Denver. Tonight, the Nuggets and Heat meet again in Miami.

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How serious is Michael Porter Jr.'s back injury? Could the Nuggets have found their next Torrey Craig in the G League?

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The Nuggets have also held 10 of their 13 opponents under 100 points this season. Come again?

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Harrison Wind's notebook from the last week: reporting, observations and analysis

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“April First. The day upon which we are reminded of what we are on the other three hundred and sixty-four.” – Mark Twain On April Fool’s Day 2021, the Atlanta Braves played a bit of a goof on their fanbase, losing their season opener in extra innings at the Phillies. They laid on for good measure – just to make…...

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“Don’t tell me where your priorities are. Show me where you spend your money, and I’ll tell you what they are.” – James W. Frick Mr. Frick knew a lot about how people spent their money. After serving honorably in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he enrolled at Notre Dame as a 23-year old freshman. To make ends…...

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It hasn't been the start to the season that the Nuggets or Porter was hoping for.

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DNVR: Welcome back to Nuggets basketball! Even with the last three seasons being packed so tightly together, you seem to be very ready to get back to basketball. Is that right? Katy Winge: Well, when you say I’m “ready”, I think what I’m ready for is that feeling of normalcy. I think that cliche, “you don’t know what you’ve got…...

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How MPJ plans to punish mismatches this season, and why both Aaron Gordon and Will Barton are in a great head space this year.

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The ball found Porter with the game on the line Tuesday, because that's just how these stories unfold.

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It has been a season of tests for Michael Porter Jr. First, he was tasked with molding his offensive game to fit around arguably the best two-man game in the NBA and two elite scoring options in Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray. Porter did that perfectly. Next, he was required to carry a heavier offensive burden after Murray was lost…...

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The typically cozy mid-range, where Michael Porter Jr. has been one of the more efficient shooters in the NBA this season, wasn’t kind to the forward in the second quarter Saturday. Porter had clanged two straight jumpers on consecutive Nuggets possessions from a mid-range zone where he’s shooting 49% from this season, which is good for the 84th percentile among…...

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No one believes in the Nuggets with no Jamal Murray. That's perfectly fine with this group of underdogs.

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The Nuggets currently have the best offense in NBA history, and Porter playing the same role that Thompson did in Golden State is a key reason why.

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