Nikola Jokic didn’t bother to make sure he was in front of a television when the Western Conference All-Star reserves were announced. In fact, he didn’t get wind that he’d been selected to his second-consecutive All-Star game until he was on his way to the arena for the Nuggets’ Thursday night matchup against the Utah Jazz. Teammate Juancho Hernangomez informed…...
Donovan Mitchell always seems to get up for games against the Nuggets. In Mitchell’s last two dates with Denver prior to tonight, he went for 35 points and then went for 24 points, eight rebounds and five assists. He was even better tonight. Mitchell scored 46 points, tying a career high, as the Jazz topped the Nuggets 118-108, beating Denver…...
Wind and Clark recap the Nuggets’ loss to the Jazz, Michael Malone’s postgame comments about a potential lineup change within Denver’s second unit, Isaiah Thomas’ struggles against Utah, where the Nuggets fell short on the defensive end of the floor and other observations from Denver’s first home defeat in quite a while. Also, are the Jazz red-rock inspired uniforms good…
Five nuggets for the five field goals Denver converted in the second quarter. It fell 111-104 to Utah on Thursday, which snapped a five-game winning streak. 1. The word of choice was “stagnant”. Monte Morris used it to describe Denver’s offense during the second quarter. Will Barton did, too. “That was one of our worst quarters of the year,” Nuggets…...
Michael Malone’s phone lit up in the middle of his car ride home from the Nuggets’ 29-point win over the Clippers Sunday evening with a text from his starting small forward. Will Barton’s message wasn’t in regards to the three points he scored that night on a paltry 1-6 shooting or his offensive inconsistencies, which through Sunday had been a…
The NBA has found three of their contestants for next month's three-point contest at All-Star weekend: Donovan Mitchell, Joe Ingles and Kyle Korver.
NBA crowds are nothing, Nikola Jokic says, compared to the fans he played in front of in the smaller but more intimate arenas back home in Serbia.
Wind and Clark discuss the Western Conference playoff contenders not named the Denver Nuggets and what will determine if each team reaches their respective ceilings and floors for next season. DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts Link
Wind and Clark recap All-Star weekend, discuss the skills challenge, three-point shootout, dunk contest and Sunday’s All-Star game and assess Jamal Murray’s performance. Also, who will be the next Nuggets player to make an All-Star game and when?
2:30 – Takeaways from All-Star weekend
7:30 – Should the NBA put more on the line?
11:30 – Jamal Murray’s performance at All-Star weekend
17:30 – What will you remember from the dunk contest?
19:00 – Donovan Mitchell’s rise
22:00 – The next Nuggets’ All-Star
29:30 – Denver’s U23 core vs Philly
34:00 – Jamal Murray’s All-Star ETA
36:00 – Biggest pre-All-Star break Nuggets storylines
Maybe it was a Kentucky/Louisville thing with Jamal Murray (Kentucky) going up against Jazz point guard Donovan Mitchell (Louisville) who played one year for the Cardinals, maybe it wasn't, but Murray came out with that look in his eye tonight. He was consistent scoring the ball all game. Murray tallied eight points in the first quarter, eight in the second, seven in the third and three more in the fourth once the game was already in hand for a total of 26 points on the night. The highlight of his night was when Murray skyed for an offensive rebound, dribbled the ball out to the three-point line and drilled a three in the second quarter.