Despite a sloppy showing, Nuggets beat Portland for first win of 2019-20

Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) defends Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) in the second half at Moda Center.
Oct 23, 2019; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard (0) defends Denver Nuggets guard Jamal Murray (27) in the second half at Moda Center. Mandatory Credit: Jaime Valdez-USA TODAY Sports

For the newest episode of the Rocky Mountain Hoops Podcast, T.J. McBride takes a look at the Denver Nuggets sloppy showing, but clutch win over the Portland Trail Blazers.

Topics include Nikola Jokic’s quintessential Jokic game, Will Barton’s strong performance as the starting small forward, Denver’s insane depth, the struggles of their starting back court, the many mental mistakes the Nuggets made, the Nuggets closing out the game strong in the fourth quarter as well as answers to questions posed by listeners of the show.

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