CSG Podcast: Nuggets elite offense needs a different defense

Mar 6, 2018; Dallas, TX, USA; Denver Nuggets center Nikola Jokic (15) and Dallas Mavericks center Nerlens Noel (3) fight for the rebound during the second half at the American Airlines Center. The Mavericks defeat the Nuggets 118-107. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

CSG is back with a brand new mini-podcast featuring Jeff Morton.

This week we talk about the Denver Nuggets issues since the return of Paul Millsap. This Nuggets team has generally struggled since the return of their $90 million man. More importantly the philosophical differences between head coach Michael Malone and star center Nikola Jokic. Where do those differences lay?

In this week’s CSG, I break down where that difference lies and say that it is less about what Michael Malone wants to do on offense (which isn’t great) but more about his philosophy on defense. How that philosophy affects the way he approaches the savant of Jokic is where the breakdown occurs. Can Michael Malone coach a style of defense that plays into the offense? I explain within

Thanks for listening. This Episode of CSG was sponsored by King Law Firm.

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