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  • Jokic MVP + In-Season Tourney Takes

    17 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn and Swipa discuss the great season Nikola Jokic is having thus far, from the numbers to the narratives. Can anyone challenge the Nuggets center for MVP with the way he's performing this year? Then, they discuss the In-Season Tournament so far and how NBA teams are taking it way more seriously than expected.
    28m 2s
  • The Nuggets own the LA Clippers

    15 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn discusses the Denver Nuggets 111-108 clutch win over the Los Angeles Clippers, including impressive performances from Nikola Jokic and Reggie Jackson. Kawhi Leonard struggled, Paul George shot a wedgie in the clutch, and James Harden was good but no longer great. Ryan discusses the clutch defense led by Aaron Gordon and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, an elite quote from Reggie, and what to make of the In-Season Tournament so far.
    42m 43s
  • Historic Nikola Jokic performance wasted in Houston Rockets loss

    13 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn discusses the Denver Nuggets 107-104 loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday night to drop to 8-2. Nikola Jokic was dominant, but it didn't end up mattering by the end. The Nuggets bench struggled tremendously, scoring just eight points all game. Ryan talks about what happened, what it means, and how the Nuggets can bounce back on Tuesday.
    35m 17s
  • Michael Malone deserves more credit - Weekends with Swipa

    12 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn and Swipa discuss the credit head coach Michael Malone deserves, the newest Nikola Jokic dominance, Reggie Jackson improving, the bench being a work in progress, and preview Sunday's game against the Houston Rockets.
    58m 52s
  • Nuggets survive vs Steph, Warriors | Youthful Bench struggles

    9 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn breaks down the Denver Nuggets 108-105 win over the Golden State Warriors. Nikola Jokic had some miscues late, but he was still dominant. Stephen Curry hit a clutch three but missed the ensuing layup to tie the game. The Nuggets survived a tough game from their bench unit and played the starters heavy minutes. Ryan breaks it all down, as well as an intro to the MVP conversation.
    43m 6s
  • Nikola Jokic DOMINATES with triple-double in Nuggets win vs Pelicans

    7 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn discusses the Denver Nuggets 134-116 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans to improve to 7-1 on the season, the best record in the NBA. Nikola Jokic was dominant once again, while Michael Porter Jr., Aaron Gordon, and Julian Strawther all stepped up to fill the gaps left by the injury to Jamal Murray. Ryan discusses the starters, the bench, and what we learned from Denver's first game without their All-Star caliber point guard.
    34m 15s
  • Michael Porter Jr. steps up after Jamal Murray injury - Weekends with Swipa

    6 NOV 2023 · Ryan and Swipa discuss Nikola Jokic, Michael Porter Jr. finding his groove, the injury to Jamal Murray, and more from the 6-1 Denver Nuggets. Who steps up for the Nuggets in place of Jamal Murray? Why is Michael Porter Jr. a Scottie Pippen clone all of a sudden? What should Nuggets fans expect next week?
    51m 45s
  • Michael Porter Jr.'s defense is better than ever | Nuggets defeat Mavericks

    4 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn breaks down the Denver Nuggets 125-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in their first ever In-Season Tournament game. Michael Porter Jr. and Nikola Jokic were the stars of the show, with Porter's defense on Mavericks superstar Luka Doncic a big reason why the Nuggets won the game. Ryan discusses that, Jamal Murray's pass-first mentality, the Nuggets bench, and previews tonight's matchup against the Chicago Bulls.
    38m 17s
  • Nuggets lose to T'Wolves | In-Season Tournament Explained

    2 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn breaks down the Denver Nuggets 110-89 loss to the Minnesota Timberwolves and why the Nuggets, specifically Michael Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray, struggled to score so much. Then, Ryan goes over the details of the In-Season Tournament and what Nuggets fans need to know, including when the games are, who the Nuggets are playing, and why this matters at all.
    34m 13s
  • Nikola Jokić ties LeBron and Kidd in triple-doubles, Nuggets are dominating

    1 NOV 2023 · Ryan Blackburn discusses the Denver Nuggets 110-102 win over the Utah Jazz to remain undefeated at 4-0. Ryan also credits Nikola Jokić for his triple-double feat and discusses whether he can break the all-time record. Then, he shares his perspective on why the Nuggets are so deadly compared to the rest of the league at the moment.
    35m 13s
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