Editor’s note: Adam Mares continues to podcast for the Locked on Network with Locked On Nuggets, you’ll still find his work and the Locked on Nuggets podcast here at Denver Stiffs every week.

After a semi-brief hiatus, the Pickaxe Podcast is back! With a new format and a new set of writers heading up the Podcast the Stiffs dive in to what was a big week for the Denver Nuggets.

01:20 – The New Format

The sweet serenading tones of Adam Mares are a thing of the past.

3:45 – A quick review of the Jusuf Nurkic/Mason Plumlee trade

Thoughts on how Plumlee fits with the team and will Nurkic ever reach his ceiling in Portland?

11:00 – The big upset of the Golden State Warriors

Can we ever remember an offensive explosion like that before and is Kevin Durant just a jerk now or has he always been one?

20:00 – Mason Plumlee’s first game as a Nugget

Impressions on how Plumlee performed against the TImberwolves. Did the Nuggets really lose momentum by dropping the game against Minnesota?

27:30 – All Star Weekend

Is the celebrity game the worst All Star event in professional sports. Also our thoughts on Jamal Murray winning the MVP of the Rising Stars Challenge, is he going to be a star in this league and whether or not any of us will watch the all star game.

36:45 – The trade deadline

How likely is it that either Wilson Chandler or Danilo Gallinari will get traded. What we’d like to see happen if the Nuggets do make a trade and what kind of package would it take to get Paul George or Jimmy Butler. Special guest performance from Prince (no not really, someone just turned up the music at Jake’s on us).

49:00 – Fin