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“Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well.” – John W. Gardner Most tasks, no matter how complex they seem, can often be broken down into a series of simpler goals. This is especially true in professional sports, where complex sequences that seem outside the bounds of mere mortals can usually be broken down into more mundane bits and bytes. In…...

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Nikola Jokic has been playing at an MVP level all season. Over the last month, Jamal Murray has also been at his best.

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Jamal Murray has four career 19+ point fourth quarters. Three of those have come over Murray's last four games.

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Inside a San Francisco hotel on the eve of the Nuggets' first preseason game, Nikola Jokic set the tone for Denver's upcoming season.

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“A jack of all trades is a master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one.” – Unknown “Stick with what you’re good at.” -Stephen King’s first publisher. And second… And… Stephen King’s first novel Carrie was released in 1974, and was immediately hailed for its storytelling and horror. Even with the plaudits, it was not an immediate…...

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Michael Porter Jr. needed a bounce-back performance in the worst way. He got one Wednesday against the Cavs.

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The Nuggets are hot right now, but so is most of the West. The guys weigh in on whether Denver is really all the way back.

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Defenses can't decide how to guard Nikola Jokic this season. But you feel for them. There's really no good option.

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1. People think of “chemistry” as an offensive attribute but is just as much a sign of familiarity and connection on the defensive end of the floor. In the clip below, Jamal Murray and Nikola Jokic execute a great, quick switch back after Murray gets witched out onto a big. Plays like this as well as seamless rotations are a…...

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“Patience, he thought. So much of this was patience – waiting, and thinking and doing things right.” – Gary Paulsen My first gig in radio came after almost two years of interning (read: volunteering) at my favorite local station. I had doggedly put in 23 months of splicing, dicing, and vocal frying to finally find myself working the midnight-to-6am shift…...

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Slowly but surely it's coming together for Denver.

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Jamal Murray's elbow is clearly affecting his shot and play. Should the Nuggets look to give their starting point guard a night or two off?

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1. A few weeks ago I highlighted how PJ Dozier got an earful from Nikola Jokic when he wasn’t recognizing a specific cut that Jokic wants from whoever is playing the dunker spot (the spot just outside the paint along the baseline). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nn_NREbLj2o On Sunday, Dozier made the appropriate cut without hesitation in one of the highlight plays from the…...

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There’s no better way to get right than to get a Minnesota game for the Denver Nuggets. Denver rebounded with a 124-109 win in Target Center Sunday evening, their ninth straight victory over the Timberwolves since that fateful ‘Game 82’ on April 11, 2018. Head coach Michael Malone shrunk his rotation down to nine guys, relying heavily on Jamal Murray…...

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The Nuggets aren't panicking. They knew this regular season was going to be a slow build.

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The Denver Nuggets took their home court for the first time in 2021 to an empty arena with simulated crowd noise piping through the sound system. It hardly made for an inspiring environment, inspiration desperately in need as the Denver Nuggets looked to avoid a 1-4 start with the Phoenix Suns in town. There was a brief return to form…...

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Was Jokic's 18-assist night against the Rockets a sign of things to come?

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