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The Dig: Midseason Grades - What success can the Nuggets continue, what will the roster look like, MPJ practice news

How to grade the Nuggets’ first half, interpreting the Golden State tea leaves, and what to make of the recent Michael Porter Jr. news?

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The Dig - a Denver Nuggets Podcast
The Dig - a Denver Nuggets Podcast

We’re halfway through the season and the Nuggets are in the middle of the second most successful season in franchise history.

INTRODUCTION: How to handle the defeat to the Golden State Warriors. Also, how not to handle the victory by Warriors fans on social media.

MAKING THE GRADE: Halfway through the season, how would you grade...

_____ Nikola Jokic

_____ Jamal Murray

_____ Michael Malone

_____ Paul Millsap

_____ The Defense

_____ Young player development

_____ The Bench

_____ Nuggets Crowds


Malik Beasley has a 20 points-per-game ceiling in his career.

1.5 Nuggets averaging over 20 points-per-game by the end of this season.

2.5 Nuggets drafted in ‘16 still being on the roster when next season starts.

55 wins this season for the Nuggets.

1 minute played for Michael Porter Jr. this season (and the interesting news Adam broke to us from practice, reported on by Nick Kosmider of The Athletic.)

“There are days he’s able to go through parts of practice...” - Michael Malone on how MPJ is looking.