The Nuggets’ breakout participant will likely be…

Michael Porter Jr. – The Nuggets had a wide range of gamers get away final season. From Malik Beasley to Monte Morris, the Nuggets 2018-19 season was filled with gamers enhancing. Denver wants the identical to happen this season in the event that they wish to preserve success and Porter Jr. might be on the forefront of that motion. After recovering from harm throughout the 2018-19 season, Porter Jr. is again and able to make an affect for the Nuggets. If Porter can keep wholesome, he might be Denver’s lacking piece that might take them to NBA Finals rivalry.

It all goes fallacious if…

The Nuggets can’t keep wholesome. Denver has been lucky the final couple of years to have strong well being to their stars, however that might change in a heartbeat. Nikola Jokic is the straw that stirs the Nuggets drink, and if he have been to overlook any time, it would spell bother for Denver. It will likely be crucial for Jokic, Jamal Murray, and Gary Harris to remain within the lineup for a lot of the 12 months. If that occurs, the Nuggets might be in for an additional massive season.

What we’ll be saying in regards to the Nuggets on the finish of the season…

It is a brand new period of Denver Nuggets basketball. The bar was already set final season and now it’s time for the Nuggets to take the following step ahead. Last 12 months, Denver’s season got here to a detailed within the Western Conference Semifinals. This 12 months’s objective? To surpass that mark and never simply attain the Conference Finals, however contend for a championship. If the Nuggets can keep wholesome and proceed to enhance, that objective might be achieved. It has been 10 years (2008-09) because the Nuggets made the Conference Finals, a streak that might come to an finish this season.

Final prediction

The Nuggets gained 54 video games within the common season final 12 months and added seven extra within the playoffs. A workforce on the rise, Denver is poised for an additional 50+ win season and one other playoff run. Slam the over on Denver as they’re able to compete once more this season. With nearly all of the roster returning to go together with additions like Jerami Grant and Michael Porter Jr., the Nuggets will surpass that 52.5 quantity set by the Vegas oddsmakers.

Final prediction: 54-28

TBrandon Ewing (@B_Skip1717)

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