Denver Nuggets Analysis

Maybe Next Year Nikola Jokic Will Have Something More Than An MVP

by Colin McGowan

Jun 14, 2021 4:25 PM

Nikola Jokic is confounding, and six years into making work what seems like it shouldn't, his coronation is us coming into a still somewhat baffled understanding of his genius. How wonderful it is that such a weird player is so effective. Straight up dominant. Read more »

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Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by RealGM Staff Report

May 18, 2021 2:30 PM

The Jazz jumped from ninth in Net Rating last season to first in 20-21. Read more »

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The Title Chase Denver Has Had To Put On Ice

by Colin McGowan

Apr 14, 2021 5:30 PM

If Jamal Murray returns right, and nothing too drastic changes during this spell he's forced to miss, they can pick up right where they left off: in the thick of a championship hunt they just might come out of on top. Read more »

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Aaron Gordon Is The Definition Of A 'Nice' Player, Now He Gets His Chance

by Colin McGowan

When Aaron Gordon is asked to carry a team, he looks terrible. For the first time, he's stepping into a role he might be able to handle. With any luck, he'll soon forget about those All-Star Weekend slights, just like everybody else already has. Read more »
How Jerami Grant Betting On Himself Is A Repeat Of NBA History

by Rafael Canton

Jerami Grant was certain to receive the reps to try and grow into a bigger role, but he's done even more than that. Grant has exceeded expectations. Read more »
20-21 NBA Season Preview: Northwest Division

by Keith P Smith

The Nuggets and Jazz will largely look the same, while the Blazers addressed their depth issues, Minnesota looks for a third star, and the Thunder begin their aggressive rebuild. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Denver Nuggets

by Colin McGowan

Jamal Murray himself often looks like he's guessing at what kind of night he's going to have. Intention and outcome doesn't line up perfectly for anybody, but with him the variance pitches past the axes of the chart. Read more »
Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
Nikola Jokic Is Not For The Haters

by Louis Keene

Nikola Jokic's scenic route to virtuosity is the price, nay, the reward of seeing him every night. Only a truly insane person could be mad about load management and wag a finger about Jokic playing his way into shape at .25x speed. Read more »
2019-20 Northwest Division Season Preview

by Keith P Smith

While the Nuggets, Jazz and Blazers all try to climb to the elusive level of true contender, the Thunder begin their rebuild and the Wolves try to rebound from a lost season. Read more »
Thirty Histories: Denver Nuggets

by Colin McGowan

The Nuggets gave us a glimpse of what Carmelo Anthony could have been, and then he decided to become something else. Read more »
2019 Western Conference Offseason Chatter From Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With so much turnover this offseason, and another exciting draft class, teams had lots and lots to say. Read more »
Denver Nuggets: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

It should be a quiet summer for Denver outside the Paul Millsap decision. Read more »
The NBA's Four Exceedingly Disparate Semifinals

by John Wilmes

The Bucks and Celtics finally playing serious basketball, the Kawhi Leonard avalanche, auditing Warriors-Rockets and the hardwood candy of Nuggets-Blazers. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space for All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Knicks, Clippers, Hawks, Kings and Lakers project to have the most cap space this offseason. Read more »
Isaiah Thomas Was A Comet At The Exact Wrong Point In His Career

by Colin McGowan

At the edge of NBA relevance, all Isaiah Thomas can do now is fight like hell to hold down a job. And he'll forever be aggrieved about what he didn't get. Read more »
Nikola Jokic Is The Big Talent That Can Exploit NBA Trends

by Jonny Auping

The Nuggets have discovered that surrounding him with shooters and cutters means double-teaming Nikola Jokic at any spot on the floor will be chaos for any kind of defense. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Northwest Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Nuggets, Wolves, Thunder, Blazers and Jazz. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Paul Millsap

by Colin McGowan

Paul Millsap has remained at the NBA's margins, never getting so big that he's more than just barely properly appreciated, and even then exclusively by those gnostics who know what makes him special. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Kenneth Faried

by Colin McGowan

Kenneth Faried would be very much at home in the NBA circa 1994, or- just barely- 2011, the year he was drafted. Read more »
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