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Wind recaps the Nuggets’ win over the Heat, how Denver rediscovered its early-season defensive prowess for one night, what keyed the Nuggets’ third-quarter spurt and who was the MVP of a much-needed win to break the three-game losing streak. Also, a five-minute conversation with Nuggets rookie Jarred Vanderbilt on getting in basketball shape and what it’s like to work with…

To help you hear what we hear, BSN Denver is uploading uncut audio after Nuggets games this season. Here’s what was said by Michael Malone, Mason Plumlee, Malik Beasley, Nikola Jokic, Monte Morris, and Paul Millsap following the Nuggets’ 103-87 win over the Miami Heat Monday. Michael Malone Mason Plumlee Malik Beasley Nikola Jokic Monte Morris Paul Millsap...

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Three nuggets for the three-game losing streak that came to an end Monday. Denver beat Miami 103-87 in its second-to-last game before the All-Star break. 1. Pretend Paul Millsap got his memory wiped “Men in Black” style before Monday’s game. Indulge me for a second. Millsap might’ve been confused to see the large Serbian man on his team dominating his…...

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Coincidence or not, Denver’s best defensive game in weeks came with the Nuggets’ defensive captain back in the lineup. Paul Millsap, who missed the last three games with ankle soreness, watched helplessly from the sidelines as the Nuggets gave up 129, 135 and 117 points to the Pistons, Nets and 76ers as Denver’s defense continued to plummet from the top-5…...

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Coming off a three-game losing streak and with the All-Star break less than a week away, Michael Malone knew the importance of tonight’s matchup against the Heat. “Our sense of urgency has to be at a season high tonight, having lost three games in a row,” Malone said an hour and a half before tip. But it wasn’t the start Denver’s…...

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For Isaiah Thomas, nothing about his grueling 10-month rehab from season-ending hip surgery last March has been easy. But surely the most difficult chapter of his journey back to the court took place over the last few months as Thomas was restricted to watching his team surge to the top of the Western Conference standings from the sidelines in street clothes.…...

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Six nuggets for the six offensive rebounds Andre Drummond collected in the Nuggets’ 129-103 loss to the Pistons. 1. The Nuggets got outplayed by the Pistons in every facet of Monday’s loss. Detroit outrebounded Denver 52-32. The Pistons made 16 threes to the Nuggets’ nine. Detroit beat Denver to 50-50 balls all night long. Andre Drummond shot 12-14 from the…...

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The Nuggets’ six-game win streak is over. Behind 27 points, 12 rebounds and three blocks from Andre Drummond, and 17 points off the bench from Stanley Johnson, the Pistons raced past the Nuggets 129-103, putting a stop to Denver’s second-longest win streak of the season. Down three starters — Jamal Murray, Gary Harris and Paul Millsap — the Nuggets held…...

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Nikola Jokic’s week started with a game-winning basket in Memphis that clinched a 95-92 Nuggets victory. Forty-eight hours later, he tallied 20 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists — his eighth triple-double of the season — in a 105-99 win over the Pelicans. Jokic was then named to his first All-Star game on Thursday before leading the Nuggets to a…...

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Whatever vacation plans Michael Malone had for this year’s All-Star break will have to be put on hold until the summer. Denver’s coach and his staff are heading to Charlotte in two weeks to work some overtime. The Nuggets beat the Timberwolves 107-106 Saturday in Minnesota, Denver’s sixth-straight victory and eighth win in its last nine games, clinching the best…...

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To help you hear what we hear, BSN Denver is uploading uncut audio after Nuggets games this season. Here’s what was said by Torrey Craig, Monte Morris, Malik Beasley and Nikola Jokic following Denver’s 136-122 win over the Houston Rockets Friday.

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Whenever Thomas finally take the floor, he'll have the backing of the entire Nuggets' locker room and most importantly the guy whose minutes he could be taking.

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