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How well do the Denver Nuggets match up with the Rockets, Thunder, and 76ers?

In this episode, I am joined by my good friend, David Roshan to continue guessing which teams will hit the over on their win-loss projections and which teams will fall short. We also talk about how each team matches...

Nuggets, by the numbers

What’s in a number? Depending on your background and where you came from, a number could mean a lot. If you are triskaidekaphobic, the number 13 might give you palpitations, while Neil Young and the Smashing Pumpkins each found it...

Stiffs Mailbag: Consolidation trades, ranking Nuggets uniforms, and more

Happy Hump Day! Thanks to everyone who contributed to the mailbag this week. There will be more in subsequent weeks as well, so if you have a question, comment down below or ask me on Twitter. Let’s get into it. O/U...

How well do the Denver Nuggets match up with the Lakers, Clippers, and Warriors?

In this episode, I am joined by my good friend, David Roshan for our annual NBA over/unders discussion. In part one, we look at the Atlanta Hawks, Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets, Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls, Golden State Warriors, Cleveland...

Question of the Week: who will be the Nuggets Sixth Man?

The sixth man position in the NBA is an important role on any team. Generally the bench player to play the most minutes among the non-starters in the rotation, the sixth man brings a different dynamic from the...

Best and worst case scenarios for Malik Beasley, Vlatko Cancar, and Nikola Jokic in...

In this episode, I predict the best and worst case scenarios for Malik Beasley, Vlatko Cancar, and Nikola Jokic. Beasley is in an interesting position with the Denver Nuggets. Offensively, he is an elite shooting guard who could start...

Locked on Nuggets Mailbag: What has to happen for the 2019-20 season to be...

In this episode, I open up the mailbag and answer listener submitted questions. Is Nikola Jokic still under rated? Would you rather trade for Andre Iguodala or Bradley Beal? Where will the Denver Nuggets rank in ORTG and DRTG...

Roundtable: USA FIBA World Cup roster remains a question mark

With so many talented players, including Denver’s Paul Millsap, withdrawing from Team USA in the FIBA World Cup, could Serbia, Spain, or Canada earn a gold medal this year? Ryan Blackburn: Team USA will always be the favorite, but given...

Nuggets Numbers – Looking ahead to 2020 free agency

The NBA offseason is clearly hitting the next stage in which nothing of major importance occurs for roughly a month straight. The upcoming regular season schedule will emerge some time in August. The FIBA World Cup will be played...

What are the odds that the Nikola Jokic-led Serbian team will win the FIBA...

What are the odds that Serbia wins a gold medal at the FIBA World Cup? Or that Gary Harris shoots 40% or better next season? Or that the Nuggets win the championship next season? In this episode, I am...

Nuggets announce four game preseason schedule with one home game

The Denver Nuggets released their preseason schedule today, which included four games: three on the road and a home game against the Portland Trail Blazers on October 17th at Pepsi Center. The NBA decided to move the opening games of...

10 thoughts about Denver before the deep offseason

I stole this column idea from ESPN’s Zach Lowe. He does a national list titled 10 Things I Like and Don’t Like, and it’s great. So great in fact that I decided to do 10 thoughts on the Nuggets...

The 5 most intriguing lineups of the 2019-20 Denver Nuggets season

In this episode, I look at 15 lineups that the Denver Nuggets can deploy this season and talk about how there are hardly any bad combinations for Michael Malone to worry about. I also share some fun lineups to...

Basketball a Mile High

As terrifying as they can be, most people who experience seizures have them last for seconds or minutes, with anything longer than 10 minutes being something doctors say to seek medical attention for immediately. But Ms. Figi was not...

Where do Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray rank among the best NBA duos?

In this episode, I am joined by Ryan Blackburn to talk about his recent article on the comparison between Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray, and Kobe and Shaq. Don’t laugh. Okay laugh a little bit. But Ryan does a...

The Denver Nuggets are the real “trust the process” team

In this video, I make the case that the Denver Nuggets are unique in the NBA for their steadfast approach to building slowly through the draft and placing a premium on continuity. Six teams began to rebuild back at...

The Nuggets are betting on Jamal Murray becoming the next Kobe Bryant

Jamal Murray made a leap in the 2019 postseason. Now, it’s time to make THE leap. An underwhelming 2018-19 regular season underscored the feelings of Denver Nuggets fans heading into the 2019 playoffs against the San Antonio Spurs. The Nuggets...

LVSL GameThread: Nuggets vs. Rockets

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Jerami Grant is a combination of every power forward who has succeeded alongside Nikola...

It became apparent sometime during his sophomore season that Nikola Jokic was going to be the centerpiece of the Denver Nuggets for years to come. He was named the full-time starter on December 15th, 2016 but it probably wasn’t...

The Jerami Grant acquisition improves Nikola Jokic’s odds for MVP

For the first time in a long time, the Denver Nuggets had a top five Most Valuable Player candidate on their roster. Nikola Jokic placed fourth in MVP voting in 2018-19, becoming the first Nugget to do so since...

Coach David Thorpe on Jerami Grant and the Denver Nuggets

In this episode, I am joined by coach David Thorpe, partner and lead analyst for TrueHoop.com as well as the executive director of the Pro Training Center. Coach Thorpe has been training professional basketball players for over 20 years...