Nuggets Mailbag: Will Nikola Jokic’s weight loss negatively affect his game?

Denver Post sports writer Mike Singer and his latest Nuggets Mailbag. Pose a Nuggets — or NBA — related question for the Nuggets Mailbag. I’ve been reading about Nikola Jokic is slimming down and is in great form. His burden was an actual asset for him because they could not simply push him and he
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Nuggets takeaways: Why Jamal Murray’s monster dunk that “got the building lit” should have counted

Nuggets point guard Jamal Murray threw down one of the best dunks you’ll ever witness. And, the only thing crueler than his posterization of Bucks forward D.J. Wilson Monday night at the Pepsi Center was an offensive foul call that waived off the slam. The dunk came with 9.8 seconds left in the third quarter
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Nuggets beat T-Wolves, spoil returns of Malik Beasley, Juancho Hernangomez

Sunday provided an early referendum on Denver’s trade deadline deal that shook the locker area up . And the returns, at least in Denver’s perspective, were asserting. Gary Harris hounded Malik Beasley, now Minnesota’s starting shooting guard, along with the Nuggets drilled the Timberwolves 128-116 on Sunday in the Pepsi Center to improve to 39-18.
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LeBron James, Lakers spoil Nuggets’ winning streak with overtime win

LeBron James’ electricity has bewildered hundreds of staff earlier, his size overwhelming them, his vision picking them apart. The Nuggets have been the most recent victims Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center, decreasing 120-116 in overtime, despite a valiant effort in their last match prior to the all-star break. The loss snapped Denver’s four-game winning
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Nuggets lock up Damian Lillard, pound Blazers to stay undefeated in division

Few teams have been in a position to fix the Damian Lillard riddle. Portland’s all-star shield had laid waste to all in his path before Nuggets wings Gary Harris and Torrey Craig got ahold of him. On Tuesday night at the Pepsi Centerthey swarmed and stifled Lillard into a rare off night. It was part
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Pacers spoil Nikola Jokic’s 30-point effort, snap Nuggets’ three-game win streak

Nikola Jokic was at the Practice of an Overdue All-Star Game Drive before Indiana Pacers sharpshooter Doug McDermott spoiled it. McDermott drilled one huge 3-pointer after another, and the Pacers jumped at the fourth quarter in the Pepsi Center to sneak Sunday’s match 115-107. McDermott scored 18 in the fourth quarter, including four 3-pointers. If
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Despite furious rally, Nuggets fall to 12-win Cavaliers

Nearly halfway through the season, the “coronary artery Nuggets” is more than an proper nickname. Despite a ferocious fourth-quarter rally, which saw the Nuggets struggle back from 14 points down to temporarily take the lead, ” the Cleveland Cavaliers got the better of them Saturday night at the Pepsi Center and hung on to win
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Nikola Jokic, Nuggets hang on for impressive win over Clippers

So much for a Sunday hangover. The Nuggets flushed their disappointing loss Saturday night and bounced back with an astonishing 114-104 victory in the Pepsi Center against the Los Angeles Clippers, one of the presumed name favorites heading into this season. Buoyed by Nikola Jokic’s creature match, Denver enhanced to 27-12. On the night of
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Michael Porter Jr. scores career-high 19 as Nuggets survive 4th-quarter meltdown against Kings

Nikola Jokic tried to give Michael Porter Jr. a high-five for his defensive effort, but, alas, the Nuggets’ celebrated rookie left him hanging, still clearly with a lot to learn. Porter made his first NBA start Sunday night, and the miss with Jokic was one of very few he had in a 120-115 victory against
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Nuggets humbled on Christmas Day as Pelicans snap winning streak at 7

A Christmas Day showcase, it wasn’t. At least to the Nuggets, whose seven-game winning streak was snapped in the hands of a rebuilding — nevertheless hungry — Pelicans squad. New Orleans came to Pepsi Center for its Nuggets’ first Christmas Day match since 2012 and handed them a humbling 112-100 reduction, not reminiscent of the
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