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Game Results

Timberwolves 105, Nuggets 88

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Warriors 129, Nuggets 128

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Nuggets 106, Trail Blazers 97

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Nuggets Podcasts and Radio

Former coach George Karl made a guest appearance on Altitude Sports Radio to discuss the NBA and preview the upcoming season for the Nuggets:

Also joining Altitude Sports Radio to talk Nuggets was the Denver Post’s Chris Dempsey:

Denver Stiffs own Adam Mares made a few podcast and radio appearances this week.

Adam hopped on Mile High Sports to discuss the Nuggets’ depth as well as Ty Lawson’s recent trouble in Sacramento after missing the team’s flight:

Adam also joined the Super Hoopers podcast as an “NBA Twitter Expert” to discuss his third installment of the NBA PhD Program on Reddit (if you are not familiar, Adam has compiled a list of people who he believes provides relevant or unique insight to basketball on Twitter. Definitely check it out!):

Finally, Adam joined the Unquestionably Raw Podcast to preview the season. The video for this podcast can be seen here.

Nuggets and Northwest Division Previews

NBA.com released its preview of the Denver Nuggets, highlighting the emergence of Nikola Jokic and the needed improvement of Emmanuel Mudiay.

SB Nation’s Fear the Sword also released previews for both the Nuggets and for the Northwest division as a whole:

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Northwest Division Preview

ESPN Nuggets Articles

Zach Lowe put out 30 Crazy Predictions for the 2016-17 NBA Season, mentioning the Nuggets a few times. Most notable was prediction 21: Denver and Toronto (mostly) stand pat.

If you have ESPN Insider, 5-on-5 predictions were made for the Nuggets, focusing on issues such as which young players have star potential and whether Denver is a playoff team or if it needs to trade the veteran players.

Nuggets Salary Info

On Saturday the Nuggets announced that Axel Toupane, JaKarr Sampson and D.J. Kennedy had been waived. As such, Basketball Insiders Eric Pincus has updated the Nuggets’ salary info to reflect these changes.

Yahoo! Sports also updated its salary info for Denver following the announcement.

Denver Post Nuggets Coverage

Chris Dempsey of the Denver Post continues to provide excellent coverage of the Nuggets during preseason. Here’s a list of some great articles he put out this week:

Jusuf Nurkic making a starting push and other Nuggets preseason observations

Nuggets coach Michael Malone’s appeal to disenchanted fans

Basketball back to being fun again for reinvigorated Nuggets forward Kenneth Faried

Nuggets guard Gary Harris takes first on-court step in recovering from groin injury

Nuggets are hoping bigger can be better in a small ball NBA

Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay calls sprained right ankle a “minor” injury

Malik Beasley is Fearless

Rookie guard Malik Beasley appeared in an NBA ad for BBVC Compass Bank:

One Question for Each Team This Season

The CBS Sports staff put together a list of questions, one for each team, heading into the 2016-17 season. The burning question for Denver: how long will Kenneth Faried be on the roster?

Denver’s Depth Could Be Problematic

RealGM makes the argument that too much depth for the Nuggets could be a bad thing in the long run, not only for finding quality playing time for each player but also because Denver lacks a star player.