There have been ups and downs, but after one full month, it’s pretty exciting to have Emmanuel Mudiay on the Denver Nuggets.

He’d likely be the first to say that things could be better, but November was going to be tough for the Nuggets unless Mudiay was the next coming of Magic Johnson. At the end of November, the Nuggets were 6-12 and in the grips of a seven-game losing streak. Things are bleak.

But despite the team's struggles, color me impressed with how Mudiay is playing so far. There are rooms for improvement, but he has the tools and I believe he has the work ethic to become the player he wants to become. I think we have a special player, and I'm excited to see how the rest of the season goes. Here's hoping it goes a little better than the first quarter of the season.

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