Wind and Clark discuss LeBron James’ free agency, where they think he’s going and if the Nuggets have a realistic shot at meeting with James once free agency begins on July 1 and convincing him to take his talents to Denver. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link
Wind and Clark discuss if Zhaire Smith, Troy Brown and other projected mid-first round prospects would be fits in Denver with Brian Schroeder aka Cosmis on Twitter. Also, Brian shares his opinion on why Jaron Jackson Jr is should be taken ahead of Deandre Ayton in the draft. Check out Brian’s work on Patreon here and follow him on Twitter…...
Wind and Clark give their thoughts on the Nuggets’ new uniforms, logos and rebrand which was officially unveiled Wednesday night in Denver. What should fans expect from the fourth jersey? Will the Rainbow Skylines return? That and more on the latest BSN Nuggets Podcast.
Wind and Clark recap Tuesday’s point guard heavy pre-draft workout at Pepsi Center, who stood out and which point guards in the draft would fit best in Denver. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link
Wind and Clark recap the Nuggets’ Monday morning pre-draft workout that featured Ohio State do-everything forward Keita Bates-Diop and Colorado wing George King. Is Bates-Diop a real target for the Nuggets in the first round? How has King risen up draft boards over the past two months? That and more on the Monday edition of the BSN Nuggets Podcast.
Wind and Clark discuss game 1 of the NBA Finals, answer listener questions and discuss their mock draft 1.0. Who’s being overlooked in the lottery and which projected mid-first round prospects could be steals?
Wind and Clark discuss Kentucky swingman Kevin Knox, his strengths, weaknesses and if he’s a realistic target for the Nuggets at 14th overall.
Wind and Clark discuss the “Black Serbs” and potential trades for the 14th overall pick. Why would Denver make such a move and what teams would they likely call?
In this solo edition of the BSN Nuggets Podcast, Wind goes down the roster and lists the one area where each player needs to improve the most this summer.
0.00 – News/subscriber questions
13:00 – Murray
18:00 – Harris
23:00 – Chandler
25:30 – Millsap
29:30 – Jokic
37:00 – Barton
39:00 – Beasley
41:30 – Plumlee
42:30 – Hernangomez
44:30 – Lyles
46:30 – Craig
Wind and Clark go over the Rockets’ Thursday night win over the Warriors, then discuss the slimmed-down Nikola Jokic, if he deserved a spot on the All-NBA Third Team and give their take about the Nuggets’ new color scheme.
Wind and Clark discuss Michigan State’s Miles Bridges, his offensive and defensive upside and how he’d fit in with the Nuggets’ if the swingman fell to 14th overall.
2:00 – Bridges’ offensive skill-set
4:00 – What’s his NBA role?
8:00 – Upside of his jumper
15:00 – What’s his IQ?
20:00 – Rebounding
26:00 – A recent history of Spartan draft picks
34:00 – Fit among lottery teams
Wind and Clark recap the Nuggets’ second pre-draft workout, discuss the six more prospects that Denver brought through its doors Tuesday and go over other observations from Pepsi Center.
2:00 – The legend of Jon Elmore
11:00 – Does Ethan Happ have an NBA future?
22:00 – Daniel Amigo’s rise under Rodney Billups at DU
27:00 – Who stood out from Monday’s workout?
30:00 – Denver’s future at backup point guard
32:00 – Monte Morris’ future with the Nuggets
37:00 – Other observations from the workout
40:00 – What might Denver do in the second round?
Wind and Clark preview Monday’s pre-draft workout at Pepsi Center and walk through what happens from a players’ perspective.
0:00 – Rockets/Warriors talk
6:30 – Behind-the-scenes of a pre-draft workout
10:00 – Daniel Amigo
13:00 – William McDowell-White
16:30 – Reid Travis
19:30 – Cody Martin
23:30 – Isaiah Reese, Admiral Schofield, Ky Bowman
28:00 – Doncic chatter
Wind and Clark take a look at Mikal Bridges, who likely won’t fall to the Nuggets at 14th overall but fits Denver and the organization’s needs. What are Bridges’ strengths, weaknesses, why do so many view him as a high floor prospect in this year’s draft and where is he likely to go in the lottery? Can the Nuggets make a move to go up and get him?
2:30 – Kicking off our draft coverage
5:00 – Bridges’ role at the next level
7:00 – Defensive profile
13:00 – A blue-collar player
16:00 – He’s a winner
20:00 – What’s his NBA comp?
24:00 – Catch-and-shoot prowess
26:30 – Areas to improve on offense
32:30 – Forecasting where Bridges’ will get drafted
34:00 – Would the Nuggets part with a young asset to move up?
Wind and Clark discuss how the Nuggets could look to replace Will Barton’s production from within if the versatile guard leaves Denver in free agency this summer.
1:30 – Final lottery reaction
4:00 – Ayton vs. Doncic
11:00 – Replacing Will Barton
17:30 – Beasley’s sophomore season
24:00 – What’s Beasley’s optimal role?
31:00 – Hernangomez’s lost season and rookie year
34:00 – Juancho’s offensive upside
38:00 – Denver’s bench could struggle
Wind and Clark recap the NBA Draft Lottery, discuss what the Nuggets may do at 14th overall, if that pick is a candidate to be traded and do an initial mock draft for picks 1-14.
1:30 – The ridiculousness of the lottery
6:30 – Could the 14th pick be in play?
9:00 – The Faried factor
18:00 – Targets at 14th overall
31:00 – Instant reaction lottery mock draft
Wind and Clark react to the Monday morning news drop that sports gambling is no longer illegal in the United States and discuss what that means, for the Nuggets and the NBA as a whole.
1:30 – Sports gambling is no longer illegal
3:30 – What will real-time sports gambling look like?
6:30 – Driving attendance
10:30 – The need for regulation
14:00 – NBA/NFL
18:00 – Salary cap ramifications
23:00 – Further hurdles
Wind and Clark rank the top-20 players in the NBA and discuss where Nikola Jokic falls among a strong group of centers. Also, who has the potential to take the title of “best player in the league” from LeBron James?
3:30 – Ranking the top-20 players
15:00 – Ranking Nikola Jokic
26:30 – Ranking the centers
39:30 – Who takes the mantle from LeBron as “best player in the league”?
Wind and Clark discuss what would happen if the Nuggets got the No. 1 pick in the draft or vault into the top-3. Who would Denver select and how would the Nuggets’ outlook change with another blue-chip prospect added to the pipeline? Also, why there are there fewer busts among European prospects than there were in the mid-2000’s.
2:00 – The biggest “what if” in Denver sports
4:00 – Nuggets would be next
7:00 – What does the Nuggets’ big board look like?
9:00 – Doncic’s scouting report
12:00 – Doncic’s best skills
18:00 – Where’s Doncic’s best landing spot?
23:00 – Why are there less Euro busts than there were in the 2000’s?
27:00 – Doncic’s body of work compared to other Euro blue-chippers
36:00 – What if Denver lands in the top-3 but Doncic is gone?
42:00 – What would the Nuggets do at 14?
Wind and Clark discuss how the Nuggets can improve on the defensive end of the floor next season and what has to happen in order for Denver to become a league-average defense. Is there a possibility that the Nuggets could actually be worse on defense next season? Well, it’s complicated.
2:30 – The value of defense in the playoffs
8:00 – Mental mistakes
12:00 – Experience is the best teacher
19:30 – The Millsap factor
24:00 – Millsap rubbing off on others
28:00 – Could Denver actually be worse on defense next year?
35:00 – Trust in Jokic
39:00 – The Torrey Craig factor