Michael Malone said at media day that the season is not “championship or bust.” He’s entitled to his opinion, and we’re entitled to ours.

In the first episode of Season 2, Jeremy Poley and I discuss what the Nuggets need to do in order to win a championship this year and the likelihood of the season playing out that way. We also introduce “Are We Sure?”—an exciting new segment that allows us to brag about hot takes that land without having to own up to those that don’t. We also play Fill in the Blank before giving our rapid fire predictions about MVP, MIP, one seeds, and who will win it all.

And in case you missed Episode 1 of our experimental docuseries called Breaking Basketball: A Nugglife Story, here it is. Episode 2 will drop later this week. Enjoy!

The Dig is a Denver Nuggets podcast by Nick Hertzog and Jeremy Poley that tries to put its fingers on the pulse of the most dominant Denver Nuggets narrative every week. After several months of gazing at our navels and binge drinking cut tea during the offseason, your favorite duo is back with game segments, light analysis, and some spicy takes.

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