Will the Nuggets repeat?
PODCAST: Previewing the NBA's Northwest division
On today’s TrueHoop Podcast, Jarod Hector and Henry Abbott assess the burning questions of the NBA’s Northwest division, lingering on each of the Nuggets, Thunder, Jazz, Blazers, and Wolves. It’s fun!
We dig into questions like:
Who is the team most likely to make a huge win-now trade this season? (And who will the Thunder get?)
Can the Blazers, post-Dame, become a top-15 defensive team? Can they become a good passing team? Can the develop identity as rebounders? If so … they already have sufficient transcendent scoring talent on the roster to be great eventually.
If you ran the Jazz, would you trade away young talent and picks to build around 26-year-old underpaid top-20 NBA player Lauri Markkanen … or trade Markkanen for a king’s ransom at the top of the market, and build around younger players like Walker Kessler, Taylor Hendricks, Keyonte George, Talen Horton-Tucker, and several picks yet to be made?
Tyus Jones. Herb Jones. The two excellent difference-making players who David says ar…
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