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Pickaxe Pundits - Denver Nuggets draft Michael Porter Jr and Wilson Chandler opts in

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A little bit of good, a little bit of bad in a busy week for the Nuggets

On this week’s Pickaxe Pundits Show (airs every Saturday at 4PM MDT on Nothin But Net Radio) Zach Mikash and Gordon Gross break down the Denver Nuggets 2018 NBA Draft night and the surprising selection of Michael Porter Jr. The guys talk about Porter’s health, whether or not they think he’ll play this season and the long term impact he’ll have on the Nuggets ceiling if he can live up to the promise. Next the guys talk about the Nuggets two other draft picks, Jarred Vanderbilt and Thomas Welsh, and where they fit with this team. Finally, they break down the news of Wilson Chandler opting in to his player option and what that means for the Nuggets financial situation and how the roster is suddenly becoming very crowded.

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Michael Porter Jr

  • Are you happy with the pick?
  • How concerned are you with his health?
  • If he gets healthy and lives up to the hype, what is Denver’s ceiling?

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Other draft news and notes

  • What do you like about Jarred Vanderbilt and Welshy?

Wilson Chandler opts in

  • How does this affect the Nuggets cap situation?
  • Should the Nuggets immediately look to trade him?