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For some, the summer went by in the blink of an eye. For others, this day could not have come soon enough. The NBA season is here, whether you're ready for it or not, and the DNVR Nuggets staff has put together a comprehensive preview to help you catch up on the most relevant narratives and pertinent questions surrounding your Denver Nuggets.

Adam Mares, Harrison Wind, Mike Olson, and Brendan Vogt offer their Nuggets predictions, league-wide predictions, and provide the most important question surrounding each player on the roster.

What teams present the most and least of a threat in a Western Conference playoff series? Will Denver reach the Finals or lose in the first round? Will the Nuggets take home any awards?

The 2019-20 DNVR Nuggets preview is here.

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FORT COLLINS, COLO. — Colorado State football will potentially be without its leading rusher for the rest of the season. Following Tuesday’s practice, Mike Bobo told reporters that senior running back Marvin Kinsey is suspended “indefinitely”. When asked why, the fifth-year head coach said that’s the “only comment he’ll make about it”. This is the third time in four…...

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The trade of Emmanuel Sanders needs to be the beginning of the Broncos' moves for the future, not the end. Andrew Mason explains why.

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With the Broncos sitting at 2-5, and Sanders on the final year of his contract, John Elway felt it was time to get value for Sanders.

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FORT COLLINS — Coming off of a bye week and a slump busting victory over New Mexico the week before, Colorado State football may not be on a winning streak — but considering it’s been over a year since the team has actually won back-to-back games, getting a full two weeks without a loss may actually be cause for…...

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“What makes this play great” is a brand new series I will be doing here at DNVR in which I break down in detail a single play, moment, or sequence from a Denver Nuggets game and explain all of the subtle details that you might’ve missed the first time around. You can check out episode one right here.

Today's episode is on a very simple action that the Nuggets run to free up a shooter at the top of the key. While the play itself is extremely simple, the devil is in the details and the play often succeeds or fails based on what the Nuggets do after the initial action.

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Vlatko Cancar and Jarred Vanderbilt won't factor into the Nuggets' nightly rotation too often this season, but in case of emergency they'll be ready to fill in at a moment's notice. Both are taking cues from Malik Beasley, who was in their shoes three years ago.

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Coming in on the second night of a back to back (SEGABABA) against a rested team, this was the old “scheduled loss” for the Avalanche in Tampa Bay. Instead, Tyson Jost turned into his own personal breakout as Colorado exacted a little revenge for a loss that started a dark period of the season last year for the Avs. Colorado…...

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With 10 days in between games, the Broncos' coaching staff has plenty of time to make significant changes to the struggling offense.

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When the already-exceptional Denver Nuggets finally bowed out of the 2018-19 season, they’d come closer to the Finals than they had in over a decade, in one of their most-successful seasons in history. Had they been able to score one more point in any of the first three of the four overtimes they spent against Portland in last years’ Game 3 playoff loss, they may have moved on to the Western Conference Finals, as they were tantalizingly close to their ultimate goal.

Though last season’s Nuggets took the floor with one of the league’s finest teams, they still saw a need to make improvements after coming up short. Denver made a list of their own that could help them make their next step forward:

Improved three-point defense
Improved overall defense
Improved rebounding
Improved scoring above the rim
Improved speed
Improved three-point shooting

As well as Denver performed in each of those categories last year, and as deep as they were, the playoffs exposed a need for even greater depth in each of those spots, with a successful seven-game series carrying them to a less-successful seven-game series. Had the Nuggets gotten to the Warriors, they’d have been running on fumes. Depth and consistency in the topics above could have shortened both of their playoff series, and given them a clearer run at a championship. Finding players who could give them that boost but not upset the already-stellar team dynamic was key. But surely filling out that steep and challenging list would take a few specific bodies to fulfill, right?

Right?

Well, not so fast.

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With the season swirling the drain, the Broncos have one chance to make something of this.

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Just when the Broncos thought they were out ... they were pulled back into the "world of suck."

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There was nothing positive for the Broncos in a 30-6 hammering Thursday night.

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The only statistic that interests Broncos offensive coordinator Rich Scangarello is the W-L record. “One of the things I’ve personally prided myself on — this is even in college — is [that] I’m not the head football coach; I’m the offensive coordinator, but I’ve never called a game like a coordinator trying to rack up stats,”…...

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On Monday, Vic Fangio compared Patrick Mahomes to John Elway. Yet, on Tuesday, Von Miller said they need to shut down another part of the Chiefs' offense in order to have a chance on Thursday.

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“The List” is a brand new series that serves as a companion piece for the “Notebook” episodes of the Locked on Nuggets podcast and the DNVR Nuggets podcast. In this edition, I share some notes on the win over the Phoenix Suns on Monday. 1. This was the first chance we’ve gotten to see Jerami Grant play extended minutes alongside…...

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Four goals in 9:25. That was all it took for the Avs to set the tone on Monday afternoon in their matchup with the Washington Capitals. Erik Johnson, Nikita Zadorov, Nazem Kadri, and Mikko Rantanen scored within the first half of the first period, and from there, the Avs did just enough to hold on and come out of the…...

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DENVER — Is he Alexander Johnson? Or is he A.J. Johnson? Forget about both. Just call the Broncos’ emerging young linebacker “Dino,” a moniker he had at the University of Tennessee, and one he finally has been able to unleash with the Broncos after over a year spent on the practice squad and the fringe of the 53-man roster…...

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DENVER — 14 days ago, as reporters were let into the Denver Broncos locker room following the 10-minute “cooling-off period,” things were anything but cool. After the team’s heartbreaking and frustrating loss to the Jaguars that sent them to 0-4, tempers were flaring. The only thing that haulted the commotion was the sight of the media, but even then,…...

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