Wind and Clark recap Game 5, discuss how the Nuggets were suddenly able to flip the switch after Game 3, the best defense of Gary Harris’ career, Nikola Jokc’s defensive prowess, and the fall out from a season-saving lineup move. Also, a more mature Jamal Murray’s officially has his swagger back, and is Michael Malone out-coaching Gregg Popovich in the…
As the Spurs whittled down the Nuggets’ lead, which was at one point 27 midway through the third quarter, to 18 later in the period, Pepsi Center got tense for the first time since the opening minutes of Game 5. Naturally, the ball found Nikola Jokic’s hands on back-to-back possessions. Two high-arching 3s later, Denver’s lead was back to a…...
Wind and Clark recap the Nuggets’ loss in Game 1 to the Spurs and diagnose where it all went wrong for Denver. While Nikola Jokic had a good night, there are still areas where he can improve, and why the Nuggets feel good about their chances heading into Game 2. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link |…
Tim Connelly is the first to admit that there’s a fair amount of luck that goes into his job. Sure Denver liked Nikola Jokic heading into the 2014 draft and believed his unique skill-set could eventually land the Serbian squarely in the Nuggets rotation. But an All-Star who could very well find his name on the MVP ballot when the…...
Seven seasons and counting. That’s how long it’s been since the Nuggets won in San Antonio against the Spurs, and Monday night, Denver extended its losing streak another year. Behind 24 points from DeMar DeRozan and 22 more via LaMarcus Aldridge, the Spurs edged the Nuggets 104-103 and handed the Nuggets their third-straight loss. The last time Denver won in…...
Eight Golden Nuggets for the eight field goals Juancho Hernangomez sunk in the Nuggets’ 111-103 loss to the Spurs Wednesday night. 1. Since Paul Millsap went down with a fractured big toe three weeks ago in Charlotte, Nikola Jokic has put the Nuggets on his back, posting MVP-caliber numbers as he surges towards what’s likely his first career All-Star appearance.…...
The San Antonio Spurs were backed into a corner when Kawhi Leonard made it known on June 15 that he had no desire to continue his career with the only NBA franchise he’s ever played for. By demanding a trade from San Antonio and listing the Lakers as his one and only preferred destination, Leonard had many interested suitors in…...
The Nuggets are one of nine teams who have spoken with the Spurs about trading for forward Kawhi Leonard, according to ESPN. The Lakers, Leonard’s preferred destination, Celtics, 76ers, Clippers, Suns, Trail Blazers, Raptors and Wizards have also reportedly talked with San Antonio about the 2014 NBA Finals Most Valuable Player....
Wind and Clark recap Denver’s 122-119 win over the San Antonio Spurs, Allen Iverson, Kenyon Martin and Marcus Camby night and why the Nuggets are playing their best basketball of the Michael Malone era.
3:00 – Iverson’s aura
8:00 – Kenyon Martin’s shots at George Karl
14:30 – More excellence from Nikola Jokic
19:30 – A transcendent player
24:00 – Nuggets overcome the refs
32:00 – Why Wilson this Wilson Chandler might be here to stay
42:00 – Postgame activities
In Denver’s most recent meeting with the San Antonio Spurs on Feb. 13, former Nugget Joffrey Lauvergne came off the bench and put forth a monster 26-point, 11-rebound effort. The Nuggets still managed to hang on, but Lauvergne’s big game, which came while San Antonio was without its two best players, Kawhi Leonard and LaMarcus Aldridge, made it close. “Yeah,…...
Wind and Clark recap the Nuggets’ win over the Spurs, Nikola Jokic’s quiet triple-double, Jamal Murray’s gutsy performance and Will Barton’s resurgence. Also, what’s behind Wilson Chandler’s revival over Denver’s past three games?
3:00 – Tuesday’s top storylines
4:00 – Jokic’s quiet triple-double
6:15 – The Nuggets are good in the fourth quarter again
8:30 – Will Barton has found himself again
10:30 – Spurs gonna Spurs
17:00 – What’s behind Wilson Chandler’s resurgence
23:00 – Devin Harris’ best play of the night
30:00 – Malik Beasley gets Torrey Craig’s minutes
32:30 – Nuggets All-Star break plans
DENVER — The last time the Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurs was during the final week of the 2015-16 regular season. That night the Spurs rested four of their five starters, and Denver won 102-98. Emmanuel Mudiay finished with 20 points, six rebounds and five assists. Jusuf Nurkic registered a double-double: 21 points and 10 rebounds. The Nuggets’ last…...
DENVER — The middle part of the Western Conference standings have gotten more jumbled than your sister’s sock drawer. As of Tuesday morning, three games were all that separated the fifth-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder (32-25) from the team in 10th place, the Utah Jazz (29-28). The Thunder are a game ahead of the Trail Blazers, who are a half game ahead…...
Wind and Clark discuss president of basketball operations Tim Connelly’s Monday press conference, comments made to the New York Post by Emmanuel Mudiay’s brother, Devin Harris, and the positives and negatives to the league’s two-way contracts. Then, the best beefs and feuds of the NBA season.
2:00 – Recapping Monday’s press conference
3:30 – The Nuggets are pretty high on Jamal Murray
7:30 – Frustrations around two-way contracts
11:00 – Emmanuel Mudiay’s brother speaks to the New York Post
16:00 -Best NBA beefs from the season
17:00 – Joel Embiid vs…..
22:00 – Wall vs. Barea
26:00 – Pierce vs. Draymond
28:30 – Warriors vs. Shaq
29:00 – Cavs vs. Cavs
34:00 – Markelle Fultz vs. His jump shot
Wind and Clark recap Denver's discuss all things San Antonio, from the River Walk to the labyrinth that is AT&T Center. Then, the game. What went right? What went wrong? And a breakdown of the last sequence of the game and where the blame lies for the loss.
2:00 - AT&T Center and Spurs lore
7:00 - Darrell Arthur can still play
10:00 - Bench bounces back
12:30 - Torrey Craig's two-way expiring?
17:30 - Postgame vibe
20:30 - Poise down the stretch
23:00 - Another potential game-winner
25:00 - Barton as the closer
32:00 - The future of the power forward spot
35:00 - Mudiay shines
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SAN ANTONIO — For the second-straight night, Will Barton found the ball in his hands on the game’s final possession with a chance to give his team the lead. Twenty-four hours earlier against Boston, Barton’s 34-foot heave at the buzzer didn’t draw iron, and Denver fell 111-110 to the Celtics in one of its more emotional defeats of the season. Fast-forward to Tuesday night,…...
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....
On the Monday edition of the BSN Nuggets Podcast Wind and Clark rehash Denver’s Saturday night loss in San Antonio and give some general thoughts about why the Nuggets’ offense has been slumping as of late. How do the Nuggets get their attack back on track? Tune in to find out.
0:00 – Week in review
2:00 – Is the fan base panicking?
6:00 – Denver’s wasting their January
8:00 – The optics of the nine spot in the West
9:30 – Nuggets/Spurs
12:00 – Potential playoff opponents
15:00 – Nuggets’ first-quarter struggles
19:00 – Other reasons for Denver’s offensive struggles
22:00 – Trade deadline targets
29:00 – Jokic back?
31:30 – Richard Jefferson vs Torrey Craig
35:00 – Plumlee/Jokic
37:30 – Lyles is very Spurs-ey