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Head Coach Michael Malone answered a question regarding the right combination to comprise a starting unit in his pregame availability Friday night. He told the media it’s not necessarily about putting a team’s most talented guys out there together. It’s about finding the right fit. Shortly after, Will Barton III started over Michael Porter Jr. in Denver’s preseason finale. Read…...

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Vlatko Cancar is an A+ teammate, towel waver, and workout buddy. But can he become more than that in his second season? Has his work in the weight room made him a candidate to play center? And what is the value that he brings to Nikola Jokic being able to speak the same language? The DNVR crew takes a look…...

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The Nuggets knew when they traded into the second round to select Bol Bol that the 7-foot-2 center was going to be a long-term play. Denver didn’t need him to contribute immediately with most of its rotation from last year’s 54-win team set to return and Bol was coming off foot surgery that ended his freshman season at Oregon early.…...

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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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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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Vlatko Cancar has become something of a cult hero among the extremely tiny contingent of die-hard Denver Nuggets fans who obsess over summer league highlights. Cancar has spent the last two summers playing for the Nuggets’ squad in Las Vegas and his low-usage, high energy style of play has helped endeared him to the fanbase. But what should we actually…...

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Stationed in Burgos, Spain over 5,500 miles and seven time zones away from Denver, Vlatko Čančar’s lifeline back to the organization that made him the 49th pick in the 2017 draft was his cell phone. Čančar’s hand-held device would light up after most of the games he played for San Pablo Burgos last season, like his 24-point, 5-rebound outing…...

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This is an audio story, meaning that BSN Denver subscribers can listen to it if they don’t have time to stop and read it in its entirety. We would love to know what you think about it in the comments. Enjoy! It’s impossible for Bol Bol to blend in. Parading across the gym or exploring downtown Denver, the 7-foot-2 center with legs that…...

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Wind and Clark recap 2018, from the Nuggets memorable end-of-season push, only to come up short in game 82, an unforgettable offseason, from singing Nikola Jokic to a max contract to Vlatko Cancar’s standout performance at Summer Leauge, to Denver’s hot start to the 2018-19 season and Michael Malone telling opposing Laker fans to ‘Take that L.’

While the Minnesota Timberwolves were firing social media shots at each other last month, the Denver Nuggets were firing Spikeballs. Only five months had passed since the teams faced each other in a play-in game to determine which team went to the playoffs. In the lead-up to media day, the team that came out on top was imploding while the…...

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LAS VEGAS — By the time Thursday afternoon rolls around and tournament play is well underway at Summer League, few media members, front office executives or coaches actually want to be here. Everyone is exhausted, both mentally and physically. Seven-straight days of 100-plus degree heat and hours upon hours of meaningless basketball played by mostly NBA journeymen leads to arguments about Cedi…...

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LAS VEGAS — DeVaugh Akoon-Purcell caught the ball on the right side of the floor, charged downhill and crashed into a couple Milwaukee Bucks. The referee blew his whistle, and even though Akoon-Purcell earned a trip to the free throw line he still let out a manic yell after his shot didn’t drop into the basket for a potential and-one.…...

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LAS VEGAS — Slovenia’s Cinderella run to the EuroBasket 2017 trophy will be most remembered by Goran Dragic’s heroics in the tournament’s final game where he scored 35 points in a 93-85 win over Serbia to clinch the country’s first European Championship. Dragic was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament and later said winning the trophy for his…...

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