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Nuggets VP of Strategy & Analytics Tommy Balcetis discusses what it's been like to work with Calvin Booth and how he's similar to Arturas Karnisovas.

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Adam Mares, Harrison Wind, and Eric Wedum (D-Line) are joined by the Nuggets VP of Strategy and Analytics Tommy Balcetis to discuss how Denver’s front office is preparing for the draft during the COVID-19 pandemic, the similarities and differences between Arturas Karnisovas and Calvin Booth, his philosophy on analytics, and much more. Also, Online With D-Line and The Steps. Want…

Adam Mares, Harrison Wind, Brendan Vogt, Eric Wedum (D-Line) welcome back Bulls aficionado Patrick Finan to discuss Episodes 3 and 4 of ‘The Last Dance.’ The guys discuss what was different about the second two episodes, Dennis Rodman, Vegas, Carmen Electra and Phil Jackson. Also, a trip around the internet. Who’s the Nuggets’ Facility Hygiene Office? Then, a memorable performance…

Michael Malone is no stranger to Michael Jordan’s greatness. As a teenager and New York resident, Malone saw Jordan play often at Madison Square Garden. He journeyed to MSG on Christmas Day for countless Knicks/Bulls matchups. Malone’s father Brendan was an assistant coach for the Knicks from 1986-88 and in his first year on the job, Jordan recorded his first…...

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We called it “Uh-oh ball”. When you spent a lot of time traveling through small towns, you had to find ways to fend off boredom. After you’d already exhausted the hours of ridiculous road trip conversations like, “what sort of meat would you eat for the rest of your life if you could only pick one?”, we had to find…...

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Can George Karl do anything to repair their relationship? Would he try and get physical defending Nikola Jokic? A candid Kenyon Martin talks to DNVR about a number of topics.

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Michael Malone answered questions from the media for around 30 minutes. Here's how the Nuggets are staying ready during the NBA's hiatus.

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From playoff battles to memorable off-court run-ins, here's what the former "Bad Boy" remembers most about facing Michael Jordan.

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On the latest episode, Kendra Andrews of The Athletic hopped on the show to give us a quarantine update, discuss the G-League revolution, and play some overrated or underrated. Plus, more members, more games, and more weird clips from the internet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Imkcp-aaM7E Want to hop on the show? You have to be a member first, then join The DNVR Lounge on…

I cannot hear the song True Colors without crying. It wasn’t always this way. A long time ago, when I was performing for a living, the group I sang with had the good fortune to be selected to headline the closing ceremonies of the Special Olympics Winter Games in Copper Mountain. We’d had an amazing and overwhelming experience with throngs…...

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Editor’s Note: Have a question that you’d like our writers to answer? Leave any Nuggets questions, takes, proclamations and affirmations in the comments section below and Harrison, Adam and Brendan will address them on an upcoming episode of the DNVR Nuggets Podcast. Harrison Wind: Jrue Holiday I went back and forth on this question a lot but ultimately settled on…...

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In Tuesday’s episode of The DNBA Show (quarantine edition), Christian Clark of NOLA.com joined the DNVR Nuggets crew to compare his new city with Denver. Is New Orleans more fun? Would you rather build around Zion or Jokić? Which team has a more promising future? Plus, some members join the show for a round of Price is Right and DNVR…

Adam Mares: Bol Bol?

There really aren't any great answers to this question, in part because there aren't a lot of players who qualify as being "under-the-radar." I am skeptical that Bol Bol can become an impact player as early as next season, especially now that a large portion of his first offseason will take place under unique circumstances. This summer was going to be a big one for Bol. His first summer league, his first offseason working out with the Denver Nuggets coaching staff, his first offseason where his focus can be entirely on adding strength and conditioning.

All of that is gone now. What remains is the raw talent that made Bol one of the top prospects in the world just 12 months ago. A 7'2 frame, a silky jump shot, a surprising handle and the coordination of a player that is 6 inches shorter.  Those talents will be useful the moment Bol is able to figure out the NBA game and meet the expectations of the coaching staff.

Then there is the question of what the roster might look like. A huge reduction in the league's salary cap might create a bunch of curveballs to Denver's roster construction going forward. It can be assumed that at least one of Mason Plumlee or Paul Millsap would not return next season. The plans to re-sign Jerami Grant are still intact but he will be a popular free agent this summer. Have those plans changed now that the league is in flux? There is at least a scenario in which the Nuggets need Bol to play at least some minutes next season?

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“You and me, we don’t even have a choice…” – Apollo Creed, Rocky In the first (and greatest) film in the Rocky series, middling fighter Rocky Balboa has been invited to the fight of his life, a one-in-a-million shot at the heavyweight title. Rocky debates his options as to whether to fight. He knows that if he does, odds are…...

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Arturas Karnisovas, a key architect of the Nuggets' roster, is heading to Chicago in a move Denver surely saw coming. How will the Nuggets replace him?

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Harrison Wind: Can Jamal Murray rise to the occasion?

I'd have to think that for an ultra-competitor like Murray, his disappointing 4 of 18 shooting performance in the Nuggets' Game 7 loss to the Trail Blazers last May still stings. Murray had some strong moments in his first playoff appearance last season, like when he scored 21 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter of Game 2 versus the Spurs to help captain a Nuggets come-from-behind victory that saved Denver's season, and when he tallied a game-high 34 points to lead the Nuggets to a vital Game 4 win in Portland a round later. But like many of his teammates, Murray came up short in Game 7.

He can redeem himself in the playoffs this year...if there is a postseason in the coming months...and also rewrite the script on a good but not great regular season. Murray's individual stat line looks almost identical to last year's, but he's raised his True and Effective Field Goal Percentages. He's upped his points per possession in the pick-and-roll slightly and the eye test says that Murray is making reads and passes in the half-court that he wasn't last season. His defense fell off after a strong start and Murray's 3-point percentage dropped for a second-consecutive season to just 34.5%.

For those who had high expectations for Murray's this year he probably didn't fully meet them, but a strong playoff run heading into next season when his max contract kicks in can alter the entire perception of his 2019-20 campaign.

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The Nuggets' former Director of Performance discusses Nikola Jokic's weight room work ethic and more.

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