1. Two games into this series and it is clear that the key battleground will be the Portland Trail Blazers’ pick-and-roll (PnR). In game one, Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets tried defending ball screens by having Jokic step right around the three-point line, a few feet lower than the level of the screen. As a result, Damian Lillard and…

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Adam Mares

Denver native, lifelong Denver sports fan, credentialed Nuggets reporter, below average bio writer, above average post passer.