Michael Malone made defense a priority, so now he gambles on trust

To say that the Denver Nuggets are a talented young team isn’t telling the whole truth. They can shoot pretty three-pointers with a combination of guards and big men. Their Serbian star Nikola Jokic slings passes from any angle. The Nuggets can finish at the rim.

Denver has a young, offensively talented team.

When it comes to their defense, however, they’re a prosecutor’s dream. Their effort and preparation are not consistent, and it makes the Nuggets a hard team to trust.

Coach Michael Malone is a staunch believer that the only effort you can count on is your defensive effort. Sometimes the shots don’t go in on offense, and to still win those games, you have to furiously play defense.

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