I know that they are at high altitude and Denver can be a trek to get to for many people, but has anyone noticed that the Denver Nuggets are in first place. The Nuggets are in first place! It is early yes, but this doesn’t seem to be an anomaly. These Denver Nuggets are here to stay.
Sitting at 20-9, the Nuggets are in first place with the
Nikola Jokic in particular is having a standout individual season. The 7’0″ Serbian big man is shining this year with numbers of 17.7 points, 9.9 rebounds, and 7.5 assists per game. Watching the Jokic lumber up and down the court as he torches defenses with his passing is awesome. Seriously look at some of these dimes
Head coach Mike Malone knows how ridiculous his big man is but he can still have some fun with him, “He used to be a fat point guard,” said Malone in a recent interview.
In all seriousness, Jokic is special. And with his leadership and passing prowess he is looking to lead this young Nuggets team to the playoffs. If the Nuggets can make it, it would be the first playoff appereance for the franchise since 2013.