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Moments after the halftime buzzer sounded in the Nuggets’ matchup against the Boston Celtics on Monday, some heated words were exchanged between Trey Lyles and Marcus Morris. The two jawed back and forth and had to be restrained by their teammates. Each was assessed a technical foul. The Nuggets and Celtics then headed to their respective locker rooms. “He’s a tough player,”...

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Wind and Clark break down the Denver’s Nuggets ugly 87-78 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Notes on Nikola Jokic’s night, Will Barton finding hit shot, Trey Lyles’ struggles from the free-throw line and Malik Beasley’s defense. Also a recap of how Jokic and Mason Plumlee have fared as front court partners and how their production compares to what Jokic and Trey Lyles have done on the floor when playing together.

Rundown

0:00 – An ugly victory

3:30 – Beasley’s big night

6:00 – Beasley’s upside and future role in the league

13:00 – Pros and cons of Jokic/Plumlee

17:30 – Pros and cons of Jokic/Lyles

20:30 – Is a starting lineup change coming?

24:00 – Western Conference playoff race

25:30 – Will Barton’s night and what’s behind his recent struggles

30:30 – Why is Lyles struggling from the free-throw line?

32:00 – Barton’s Instagram game remains strong

33:00 – Huarache for life

The Denver Nuggets earned one of their most dramatic wins of the season over the New Orleans Pelicans on Dec. 15. Will Barton stole the show that night, scoring 11 points in overtime as the Nuggets knocked off the Pelicans. Barton's late-game heroics earned most of the headlines afterward. What get swept under the rug was how Denver got to overtime in the first place.

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Friday night's 26-point performance from Lyles, which was a new career-high for the Kentucky product, was more of the same from the stoic 22-year-old, who emerged last month in Paul Millsap's absence. He's blossomed to average 14.7 points across 15 games in December and is shooting an efficient 47-102 (46.1 percent) from three-point range in a Nuggets uniform.

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Harrison Wind and Allie Monroy breakdown the weekend ahead for the Denver Nuggets as they face off against the Philadelphia 76ers and the Phoenix Suns. They also discuss Trey Lyles’ performance as of late and whether or not the Nuggets rotation will continue to change....

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The Nuggets outscored the Pelicans by 10 points when Plumlee was on the floor. Plumlee blocked two shots and helped harass Cousins into nine turnovers.

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Will Barton did pretty much everything for Denver tonight.

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With just 12 days to go until the Nuggets' regular season opener, Denver still has two position battles to decide.

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The Nuggets rested four of their five starters Wednesday night against the Lakers, it gave the bench a chance to shine.

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What to watch for in Denver's third matchup of the preseason and second-straight against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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Gary Harris earns top marks in Denver's second preseason game for his 25-point effort.

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What to watch for in Denver's second preseason game versus the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night.

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Coach Michael Malone is still deciding who his backup power forward is. The decision will come down to "fit."

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As the league's salary cap comes back to earth, teams are wary of bringing on extra salary of any kind this summer.

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The Denver Nuggets selected three players and introduced two of them Tuesday at Pepsi Center, but one versatile four-man, who Denver acquired in a draft night trade with Utah, comes to town with two years of service and ready to contribute from day one. Trey Lyles, who was sent to Denver after two up-and-down seasons with the Jazz when the…...

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The Denver Nuggets have announced that Trey Lyles will headline a workout for the team on Monday alongside BSN predraft favorite Cameron Payne. Lyles is a top prospect in the upcoming 2015 NBA Draft slated to be taken somewhere in the mid to late lottery. Meanwhile, Candace Buckner of IndyStar.com is reporting Myles Turner, another elite draft prospect, will…...

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