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Wind reacts to Nikola Jokic getting the First Team All-NBA center spot over Joel Embiid and why the Serbian’s playoff performance should put to rest any doubts that he didn’t deserve the honor. Also, should Denver go all-in on Jamal Murray, and is Mason Plumlee back next year? DON’T FORGET TO SUBSCRIBE! iTunes link | Stitcher Link | Pocket Casts…

Nikola Jokic’s best argument for the First Team All-NBA selection he secured Thursday as the NBA continued to roll out their end-of-year awards was what had just transpired over the last month. Jokic engaged in a memorable back-and-forth with Joel Embiid for the First Team center spot throughout the regular season. Denver got off to a 9-1 start and raced…...

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Wind and Clark discuss a number of topics that they’ll be watching over the Nuggets’ final 13 games. Will Nikola Jokic or Joel Embiid capture the center spot on the All-NBA first team? Will Michael Malone rest his guys down the stretch or keep his rotation at nine? Also, who is the easiest potential first-round playoff opponent for Denver? DON’T…

Six nuggets for six JJ Redick treys in a 117-110 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday. 1. The Nuggets are limping into the All-Star Break. A four-game road trip that started out with a dramatic win in Minnesota — clinching Michael Malone’s coaching spot in Charlotte — ended in three straight defeats at Detroit, Brooklyn and Philadelphia. The Nuggets…...

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The Nuggets-76ers game Saturday at Pepsi Center lacked some star power, but it wasn't short on offensive firepower. Joel Embiid and Jimmy Butler didn't play. Neither did Jamal Murray, who missed the second game of his career with a sprained left ankle. Both teams still lit up the scoreboard.

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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?

Rundown

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”?

Another crushing defeat, this time at the hands of Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers Monday night 123-104 dropped the Denver Nuggets to 1 1/2 games out of the playoff race. The 76ers shot 50.5 percent from the field and 13-29 (44.8 percent) from three in the victory. Seven 76ers scored in double figures as the Nuggets’ defense again struggled to…...

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Wind and Clark recap the Denver Nuggets 123-104 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers. Notes on Nikola Jokic vs. Joel Embiid, Embiid’s defensive presence, what the heck happened in the third quarter, Denver’s struggles from the free-throw line and the bench’s shortcoming. Also, what are the biggest issues that Denver’s defense is facing and a look at the updated playoff picture after Monday night’s action.

Rundown

2:30 – What happened in the third quarter

4:00 – Denver’s struggles from the line

6:00 – Nuggets’ bench really struggles

9:00 – Nikola Jokic’s night (offense/defense)

11:00 – Embiid’s impact

14:00 – Will Barton’s strong first half

16:00 – Fultz returns

21:00 – Denver’s defense again falters

25:00 – Updated playoff picture

29:00 – Will the Nuggets return to a seven or eight man rotation?

The Denver Nuggets’ playoff hopes suffered another blow in Philadelphia on Monday. The 76ers put together a monster second half to come from behind and win 124-103. Here are five observations from the game. 1. Reserves struggle again...

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Third quarters have treated the Denver Nuggets well this season. On the year, the Nuggets are the league’s third-best third quarter team and have outscored their opponent by an average of 2.4 points per game in the period. Tonight in Philadelphia, the third quarter was a different story....

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On Dec. 30, the Denver Nuggets fell at home to the Joel Embiid-less Philadelphia 76ers 107-102. It was an uncharacteristic offensive night for the Nuggets, who shot just 40.2 percent from the field and 7-32 (21.9 percent) from three. It was also an off night for Denver’s star center Nikola Jokic, who shot an inefficient 5-14 from the field on the way…...

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Michael Malone spoke at shootaround about Joel Embiid and how the Nuggets will look to defend him Friday night at Pepsi Center.

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The Nuggets continue their six-game road trip in Philadelphia where they'll try to contain 76ers big man Joel Embiid.

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