With how well the team has been playing, there's plenty of credit to go around, but one thing that can’t be overlooked is the play of Emmanuel Mudiay.
Nikola Jokic continued his dominant play and the Nuggets have their second three-game win streak of the season after defeating the Lakers, 127-121.
Want to know what kind of year it’s going to be in Denver? Depending on how you weigh in, 2017 will be defined by your answers (and their accuracy).
The Nuggets used the early start on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day to an early lead and Nikola Jokic and Emmanuel Mudiay rode the momentum to career highs.
For many athletes (and millions of others), it is people like Dr. King who are the heroes; paving the way to make it possible for them to live out their dreams.
The Nuggets remain in striking distance of the 8th seed in the west, but have also been thrown around in the conversation for worst team in the conference.
It's no secret that Pepsi Center crowds have not been ideal, but does that give Faried and others an excuse to play below their ability level?
The Denver Nuggets will try to keep pace for the eighth seed in the West with another win at a place they've suffered some frustrating losses: Pepsi Center.
Denver played a complete offensive and defensive game, defeating the Indiana Pacers 140-112 in London as part of the NBA's Global Games.
Can a 140-112 win over the playoff-bound Indiana Pacers in London propel the Denver Nuggets' season in the right direction?