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Media Day Live! Josh Kroenke, Tim Connelly, and Michael Malone

The Nuggets brass sat down for a press conference at media day, answering questions from journalists and announcing the retirement of Dikembe Mutombo's jersey this season.

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The front office of the Denver Nuggets sat down together for a press conference at media day.

Josh Kroenke, Tim Connelly, and Michael Malone took the stage to field questions from the media on a variety of topics, including the following:

  • the Nuggets starting power forward
  • team goals for the 2016-17 season
  • the decision to bring Juancho Hernangomez over from Spain
  • the dollars spent in free agency
  • the training camp roster and whittling that down to 15
  • the feasibility of the "Jurkic" (Jokic at PF, Nurkic at C) lineup
  • the versatility of the modern day "positionless" basketball players
  • adding a Developmental League team "in the near future"
  • a new practice facility
  • discussing race issues in the wake of protests by professional athletes involving the national anthem
  • Emmanuel Mudiay's improvement in his rookie season
  • increasing attendance at home games
  • how the Nuggets can win games without an alpha player
  • retiring Dikembe Mutombo's jersey

It appears that our staff member had some technical difficulties with the Facebook Live video (probably has a contract with Sprint), but the press conference video will be posted here as soon as it is available.