While speaking to reporters following their 114-104 home win over the Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets superstar Nikola Jokic admitted he wants to play with a certain teammate of his for the rest of his career. Majority would probably think that person is Jamal Murray. Surprisingly, however, that distinction goes to newly-signed forward JaMychal Green.
Utah Jazz (8-4, third in the Western Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (6-6, eighth in the Western Conference)
They have a chance to get there with a three-game homestand that starts Thursday against the Golden State Warriors. Denver has had an uneven start to this year after coming out of the gates last season with a 12-2 record. Injuries and COVID-19 protocols have been a factor and will continue to be against Golden State.