Wind and Clark recap an eventful Sunday practice and look ahead to the Denver Nuggets’ matchup Monday against the Portland Trail Blazers. Jusuf Nurkic returns to Pepsi Center for the first time since last season’s trade but some of the excitement over that rivalry seems to have faded. Will Nuggets coach Michael Malone make significant changes to his lineup and rotation? What’s Denver’s team morale like during the Nuggets’ biggest rut of the season? That and more in the Monday edition of the BSN Nuggets Podcast.
5:00 – Weekly reset
6:00 – Nurkic’s return to Denver and “rivalry” with Portland
9:00 – Denver’s rival going forward
12:30 – Major changes to the rotation? Not so fast
16:00 – The Nuggets aren’t panicking
18:00 – Malone won’t call as many plays
21:00 – Malone is making it a point to stay positive (practice audio)
25:30 – Malone speaking with players 1-on-1
26:30 – What changes (if any) will be made to the starting lineup/rotation?
29:30 – How many days of service does Torrey Craig have left?
32:00 – Could Plumlee/Jokic make a return?