Wind and Clark break down the Denver’s Nuggets ugly 87-78 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Notes on Nikola Jokic’s night, Will Barton finding hit shot, Trey Lyles’ struggles from the free-throw line and Malik Beasley’s defense. Also a recap of how Jokic and Mason Plumlee have fared as front court partners and how their production compares to what Jokic and Trey Lyles have done on the floor when playing together.
0:00 – An ugly victory
3:30 – Beasley’s big night
6:00 – Beasley’s upside and future role in the league
13:00 – Pros and cons of Jokic/Plumlee
17:30 – Pros and cons of Jokic/Lyles
20:30 – Is a starting lineup change coming?
24:00 – Western Conference playoff race
25:30 – Will Barton’s night and what’s behind his recent struggles
30:30 – Why is Lyles struggling from the free-throw line?
32:00 – Barton’s Instagram game remains strong
33:00 – Huarache for life