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Zeke Nnaji shot over 40% from 3 for the Denver Nuggets in his rookie season while playing solid defense. But a discouraging summer league performance has halted whatever momentum the young big man had built. Is there still hope that he can crack the rotation this season? And how much untapped potential is there left to uncover in his game?…...

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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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The Denver Nuggets took Zeke Nnaji with the 22nd pick in the 2020 NBA draft, a spot that can be 50-50 for finding NBA-level talent. But that is for regular NBA executives. Denver has Tim Connelly, a guy with a reputation for finding value late in the draft. In Nnaji, Tim has a prospect who can shoot on offense, move…...

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The Nuggets selected Arizona big man Zeke Nnaji 22nd overall Wednesday night. Here's what the DNVR Nuggets crew thinks of the pick.

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For the last six months Zeke Nnaji worked out twice a day at Impact Basketball’s Las Vegas compound. Since May, the 19-year-old added 20 pounds of muscle to his frame while maintaining 5.9% body fat while on a vegan diet. Heading into the first round of the draft Wednesday night, the Nuggets weren’t sure that Nnaji was going to last…...

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