After a strong 2018-19 campaign, the Denver Nuggets once again impressed before the NBA came to a screeching halt due to COVID-19, currently boasting a 43-22 record, which is third in the Western Conference behind the Clippers and Lakers.
Nikola Jokic has dazzled to this point, showcasing his versatile skill-set as one of the best centers in the game. Jamal Murray has shown improvement, but still lacks the consistency that Denver would like from him as their franchise guard.
Jokic has entered the bubble in Orlando in wonderful shape, while 2019 draft pick Bol Bol has made his debut in exhibitions, flashing some serious potential. Numerous players have yet to make the trip to Florida, which resulted in the Nuggets starting a lineup in their first practice game that consisted of players all 6-10 or taller.
That’s unlikely to be the case once the season does resume next week, but it was an intriguing sight to see so many bigs feature alongside each other.
As Mike Milone’s team prepares for their first contest against the Miami Heat next Saturday, let’s take a look at three questions that Denver face heading into the NBA restart.