Adam Mares and Matt Moore host the daily podcast Locked on Nuggets part of the Locked on Podcast Network. Adam and Matt delve deep into the Nuggets and the NBA with his unequaled connections. #nuggets #denver #nba
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 12.7 - "We are a bad...
Notes on another road loss, this time to Cousins, Holiday, and the Pelicans.
Locked On Denver Nuggets - 12.5 - Road Nuggets ...
The Nuggets are starting to look like their old selves, and not in a good way!
Locked On Denver Nuggets - 12.4 - Jamal Murray ...
Notes on Denver's shorthanded win over the Lakers
Locked On Denver Nuggets - 12.2 - Weekend Summi...
The weekly round table discussion on a potpourri of Denver Nuggets related topics
Locked On Denver Nuggets - 12.1 - A very Thrill...
Notes on the win ove the Bulls
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 11.29 - Utah's gamep...
Utah did what I think most teams should do against the Nuggets
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 11.28 - Denver Nugge...
Looking at the last 10 games for 10 key Nuggets players
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 11.27 - Is Kenneth F...
I'm not ready to say Jokic is a leader just yet, but he appear to be headed in the right direction
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 11.23 - Thanksgiving...
The weekly round table discussion about the Nuggets and more
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 11.22 - The implicat...
How Millsap's absence affects the players on the roster
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 11.21 - Nikola Jokic...
Notes on the win over the Kangz
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 11.20 - A tale of tw...
The road Nuggets are nothing like the home Nuggets
Locked on Denver Nuggets - 11.17 - Friday Summi...
A buffet of Denver Nuggets and NBA talk
Locked On Nuggets - 11.15 - Twitter and Instagr...
Answering listener questions as I record live on Instagram and Twitter
Locked on Nuggets - 11.14 - Blazers smoke Nuggets
How Portland exposed Denver's biggest weakness
Locked On Nuggets - 11.13 - A win over the Orla...
Notes on the win over the Magic and previewing the Balkan showdown, with Dan Marang
Locked On Nuggets - 11.10 - Friday Summit with ...
Recap of the win over OKC and life on the NBA beat
Locked On Nuggets - 11.8 - Jokic goes for a new...
Jokic impersonates Dirk, scores 41 in his honor
Locked On Nuggets - 11.9 - Australia loves the ...
An Aussie's perspective on the Denver Nuggets
Locked on Nuggets - 11.7 - Steve Jones, former ...
Early insights on the Nuggets and life as an NBA coach
Locked On Nuggets - 11.6 - Evaluating every pla...
Quick deep dive on the key Denver Nuggets through 10 games
Locked On Nuggets - 11.3 - The Summit, with Mar...
Which Nuggets player is probably the best rapper and actor?
Locked On Nuggets - 11.2 - A glimpse of potential
Notes on an impresive win over the Raptors
Locked On Nuggets - 10.31 - Halloween Mailbag
Answering listener questions on Twitter and Instagram
Locked On Nuggets - 10.30 - The Unicorn's revenge
Notes on the Nuggets loss at Madison Square Garden
Locked On Nuggets - 10.30 - Mudiay and Murray t...
Recapping the wins over the Brooklyn Nets and the Atlanta Hawks
Locked On Nuggets - 10.26 - Lost identity
In this episode, I recap the abysmal loss to the injured and shorthanded Hornets in Charlotte. Time to panic? Not yet. But all is not well in Nuggets-land.
Locked On Nuggets - 10.23 - Jokic and the Nugge...
In this episode, I recap the loss to the Wizards and why it was equal parts frustrating and encouraging.
Locked On Nuggets - 10.22 - A strange win over ...
In this game a recap the major story lines from last night's win over the Kings. Jokic's refusal to shoot, Faried's impact and fit with Millsap and Jokic, and other notes.
Locked On Nuggets - 10.19 - Nuggets lose to Jaz...
In this episode, I recap the opening night loss to the Jazz and share my 3 biggest takeaways including Wilson's struggle to draw fouls, Barton's hot streak, and Jokic losing the big vs little battle to Joe Johnson.
Locked On Nuggets - 10.17 - Mega preview show w...
In this special round table edition of the show, I am joined by TJ McBride of BSN Denver, Dev Johnson of Mile High Sports, and Brendan Vogt of Dig In Denver. Our lively discussion touches on all Nuggets topics and we witness Gordon Hayward's horrific i...
Locked On Nuggets - 10.16 - Barton injured, Jef...
In this very busy episode, I talk about the Will Barton injury news out of practice. Then I break down the signing of Richard Jefferson and the waiving of Jameer Nelson. Lastly, I am joined by Ben Dowsett of Basketball Insiders to discuss how to beat t...
Locked On Nuggets - 10.2 - Michael Malone on fr...
In this episode, I share my interview with Michael Malone in which he explains that the chemistry between Jokic and Millsap is that of a "2nd or 3rd date." Then I talk to Mason Plumlee who shares very thoughtful answers on spacing, roles, and learning ...
Locked On Nuggets - 10.10 - OKC testing the mettle
In this episode I recap the loss to OKC in Denver's final preseason game. I begin by talking about Wilson Chandler's defensive impact, then discuss Jameer Nelson over Mudiay, small ball lineups, and lastly Denver's toughness and why Jamal Murray embodi...
Locked On Nuggets - 10.9 - Things to look for i...
In this episode I talk about the things I am looking for in the final preseason game of the year for the Denver Nuggets.
Locked On Nuggets - 10.8 - Garris gets extended...
In this episode, I begin by recapping he loss to the Spurs in preseason and share my 3 biggest takeaways. I finish by talking about the 4 year, $84 million extension for Gary Harris.
Locked On Nuggets - 10.6 - Malone on Jokic, Mil...
In this episode I talk about head coach Michael Malone's interesting comments on Jokic's somewhat diminished role as a facilitator on the offensive end. I play the comments in their entirety and then talk about what I take away from those comments and ...
Locked on Nuggets - 10.5 - Plumlee has arrived!
In this episode I recap the Nuggets preseason win over the Lakers (the second time) and talk spotlight Mason Plumlee - who has been awesome all preseason long - Jamal Murray, and Malik Beasley.
Locked On Nuggets - 10.4 - Gary Harris catches ...
In this belated episode, I share my notes from Denver's win over the Lakers in their 2nd preseason game.
Locked On Nuggets - 10.1 - The Millsap and Mudi...
In this episode, I talk about the play of Millsap, Jokic, and Mudiay in the team's first preseason game of the year. I also share some quick notes on what stood out about this team so far.
Locked On Nuggets - 9.28 - Mudiay, Lyles, and C...
In this episode, I talk about the rave reviews Mudiay is earning in camp thus far, how Lyles has slimmed down and plays well alongside Plumlee, and continue to drive the Torrey Craig bandwagon.
Locked On Nuggets - 9.27 - Chris Axmann of the ...
In this episode I am joined by Chris Axmann of the Almighty Baller radio network to discuss which Nuggets players are likely to break out, Tyler Lydon's pre-draft profile, Trey Lyles' star potential, Denver's defensive woes, and much much more.
Locked On Nuggets - 9.25 - Media day takeaways,...
In this episode I am joined by Chad Andrus and Zach Mikash to discuss a nine-man rotation, Faried's discontent, and Jokic's Serbian hate mail. And of course, lots of other tidbits from media day.
Locked On Nuggets - 9.20 - Player profile: Emma...
In this episode, I talk about Emmanuel Mudiay as he enters year three with the Nuggets. He fell out of the rotation last season, will he climb back in this season?
Locked On Nuggets - 9.19 - Player Profile: Gary...
In this episode, I talk about Gary Harris and why I doubt he'll improve too much, but I've doubted him before and been proven wrong.
Locked On Nuggets - 9.18 - The Mason Plumlee si...
In this episode, I share my thoughts on the Mason Plumlee signing and talk about how he fits on the roster.
Locked On Nuggets - 9.2. - Player Profile: Jama...
In this episode, I share my take on Jamal Murray and try to project his upcoming season.
Locked On Nuggets - 9.10 - Player profile: Wils...
In this episode, I talk about the important role Wilson Chandler will have on the Nuggets this season.
Locked On Nuggets - 9.6 - Why Juancho can be th...
In this episode, I begin a series that will lead all the way up to training camp in which I highlight the skills, strengths, and weaknesses of the key players on the Nuggets roster.
Locked On Nuggets - (8.31) - NBA over/unders w...
In part two, David and I talk about the Nuggets expected record as well as the rest of the NBA's western conference.
Locked On Nuggets - (8.30) - Guessing the NBA o...
In this episode, I am joined by my best friend, David Roshan, to talk about NBA lines. The podcast ran well over an hour so I split it into two parts. In part one, we go over the Eastern conference. David guesses the line and then we talk about each te...
Locked On Nuggets - (8.24) - Nikola Jokic and T...
In this episode, I am joined by James Holas, better known as Snottie Drippen on twitter. James and I chat for an hour so I'll provide some timestamps.
2:00 - Blocking and being blocked on Twitter
6:00 - Title or bust mentality and the joy of teams like...
Locked On Nuggets - (8.22) - Basketball and STE...
In this episode, I am joined by John Drazan and John Scott of 4th Family and the Gifted Athlete Basketball. Drazan and Scott worked along side Emmanuel Mudiay in Albany New York last week in a really cool project that aims to merge science and math edu...
8.18 Locked On Nuggets: SI.com's Rob Mahoney on...
In this episode, I am joined by Rob Mahoney of SI.com and author of an excellent article this week about Paul Millsap and Denver's offensive juggernaut. We talk about the Nuggets as an offensive juggernaut, Millsap's fit, and plenty more.
8.14 Locked On Nuggets: The 10 games I have cir...
In this episode, I break down the highs and lows of the schedule and then give the 10 games I have circled on my calendar
8.6 Locked On Nuggets: Breaking down the new Nu...
In this episode, I am joined by Eric Wedum, graphic design expert at Dline Co. Eric has an incredible eye for design and that shows in our 30 minute conversation about the jerseys. He points out so many things that I didn't even notice or think about. ...
8.6 Locked On Nuggets: Mudiay and Malone in Africa
In this episode of the Locked On Nuggets podcast, I share some insight and analysis of Mudiay's performance in the NBA Africa exhibition game as well as talk about his press conference with the Denver media about that trip.
8.3 Locked On Nuggets: Similarities between Nik...
In this hour-long episode, I am joined by Pete from Laker Film Room to discuss the many similarities between Lonzo Ball and Nikola Jokic. Pete is great at talking NBA X's and O's so it was fun to get into the weeds about what makes those two players so...
7.23 The caution and allure of Kyrie Irving
In this episode, I discuss why Kyrie Irving is such a perfect fit on the Nuggets roster in theory, but in practice presents a unique amount of uncertainty. Then I discuss a few trade ideas that would bring him to Denver. Denver has a lot of prospects a...
7/19 Locked On Nuggets: 5 concerns about the ro...
In this episode, I share 5 concerns I have about the roster as it is presently constructed. These are more minor concerns as I feel the roster is pretty solid overall, but if the season is going to be derailed, I think these concerns will likely be at ...
7/18 Locked On Nuggets: Ben Dowsett joins me to...
In this episode I am joined by Ben Dowsett of Basketball Insiders to talk about Trey Lyles and whether or not he is a good reclamation project. We also talk about the present and future of the Nuggets and Jazz, and pick 8 teams to make the playoffs out...
7/14 Locked On Nuggets: Summer League wrapup an...
In this episode, I break down all of the main players on the Nuggets roster and give my evaluation of their skill sets and upside. Players include Malik Beasley, Juancho Hernangomez, Tyler Lydon, Monte Morris, and Torrey Craig
7/11 Locked On Nuggets: A Northwest division ro...
In this episode, I am joined by Dane Moore of Canis Hoopus, Brian Freeman, David MacKay, and Steve Dewald of Blazers edge. We discuss the Northwest division, which teams we secretly root for, and who has the most promising future.
7/8 Locked On Nuggets: Beasley is the go-to guy...
In this episode, Evan Fiala and I recap game one of summer league and wonder if Petr Cornelie will ever play in the NBA.
7/6 Locked On Nuggets: Jae Crowder hopes and th...
In this episode, I discuss my hope that the Nuggets can make a move for Jae Crowder and then turn my focus toward previewing the Nuggets summer league.
7/4 Locked On Nuggets: Danilo Gallinari leaves ...
In this episode I discuss the possibility that Denver is more or less done making moves in free agency and analyze where they stack up in the retooled and reloaded western conference. I then talk about Gallo's departure, his legacy in Denver, and the o...
7/3 Locked On Nuggets: The Nuggets got their gu...
In this episode, I discuss why Paul Millsap is the perfect fit alongside Nikola Jokic and the rest of the Denver Nuggets. I also discuss where the Nuggets go from here and some news and notes from around the league.
6/23 Locked On Nuggets: A draft day disaster in...
In this episode, I share my thoughts on why I thought tonight's draft went very poorly for the Denver Nuggets and why free agency just got a lot more difficult.
6-21 Locked On Nuggets: NBA Draft expert, JZ Ma...
In this episode, I am joined by NBA Draft expert JZ Mazlish to discuss the way to look at NBA draft prospects in terms of what role they are likely to excel at in the NBA. It's a fascinating conversation that uses Lonzo Ball (and Jonathan Isaac) as the...
6-19 Locked On Nuggets: Front office news and t...
In this episode I talk about the promotion of Arturas Karnisovas to general manager and why that should be a very hopeful and encouraging story for the Denver Nuggets. I also talk about the Paul George rumors and what, if anything, Denver should offer.
6-16 Locked On Nuggets: NBA Drat late 1st round...
In this episode, I am joined by Cole Zwicker to talk about some of the late 1st round prospects including Justin Patton, Justin Jackson, TJ Leaf, DJ Wilson, John Collins, Semi Ojeleye, and more. Cole is an NBA draft expert writing for The Stepback and ...
Locked On Nuggets: Chris Paul's fit, the Nugget...
In this episode, I discuss the latest rumors about Chris Paul and what it could mean that he is taking a meeting with the Denver Nuggets. I also discuss the possibility of the Nuggets pivoting and abandoning a slow rebuild in favor of a super-team.
Locked On Nuggets: The future of the NBA and be...
In this episode, I am joined by Dave DuFour to discuss the future of the league as teams try to scheme, assemble, and beat the monster that is Golden State Warriors. It's a long one so here are some timestamps:3:00 How LeBron changed the league and ho...
6/12 Locked On Nuggets: Ryan Blackburn joins to...
In this episode, I am joined by Ryan Blackburn to discuss the NBA Draft. Ryan is one of Denver Stiffs' best NBA draft guys and he shares his perspective on the guys projected to go to Denver at #13 as well as some potential targets that might be availa...
6-9 Locked On Nuggets: Weekend Summit with Jeff...
In this weekend summit edition of the podcast, I am joined by 3 of Denver's best Nuggets bloggers and podcast hosts for a meeting of the mind. Topics include this week's pre-draft workouts, the next evolution of superteam configuration, and predictions...
6-8 Locked On Nuggets: Terrence Ferguson, Nikol...
In this newly remixed and remastered edition of the podcast, I discuss Jokic as the anti-hero the league needs, Terrence Ferguson's workout, and tomorrow's exciting pre-draft pairings.
6-5 Locked On Nuggets: Power Forwards in free a...
In this episode, I go over the available power forwards in free agency and place them in to tiers.
6-1 Locked On Nuggets: A Jokic lovefest and som...
In this episode, I am joined by Dave DuFour who hosts the ON THE NBA podcast with Coach Dave and a frequent contributor on coach Nick's BBallBreakdown podcast. Dave might be higher on Jokic than even I am and that is saying something. He's also very hi...
5-29 Locked On Nuggets: Small Forwards in free ...
In this episode, I examine the small forwards available in free agency and place them in tiers.
Locked On Nuggets: Finch is leaving, workouts a...
In this episode, I discuss the news that Chris Finch is leaving the Nuggets coaching staff, Jokic got some all-NBA votes, and the workouts are starting!
Locked On Nuggets: The bad news and "good" news...
In this episode, I recap the lottery results and share what it means for the Denver Nuggets.
Locked On Nuggets: The lottery and the basketba...
In this episode, I am joined by Matt Moore to discuss the NBA lottery and which teams deserve to win, which teams would be the most interesting with a top 3 pick, and which outcome would be the most hilarious.
Locked On Nuggets: MindRight pro's Jake Rauchbach
In this episode, I am joined by the founder and CEO of MindRight Pro and the high performance coach of Temple University's men's basketball team. We talk about the young players on the Nuggets roster and his program which combines eastern medicine and ...
Locked On Nuggets: Jonathan Isaac and OG Anunob...
In this episode, I am joined by Jonathan Tjarks of TheRinger.com to talk about his recent column about two draft prospects that fit the Denver Nuggets needs to a T.
Locked On Nuggets: The pros and cons of pursuin...
In this episode, I talk about the possibility of adding Kyle Lowry in free agency and what that would mean for Jamal Murray and Emmanuel Mudiay. I also share a few other free agents that pique my interest.
Locked On Nuggets: A few predictions for the Nu...
In this episode, I make a few predictions about the upcoming Nuggets offseason including the future of Gallo and Chandler in Denver, whether or not the Nuggets will trade their pick, and a big name or two that may be on the teams radar.
Locked On Nuggets: 7 biggest failures of the Nu...
In this episode, I highlight the biggest failures of the Nuggets season.
Locked On Nuggets: The seven best successes of ...
In this episode, I share the seven biggest successes of the season.
Locked On Nuggets: A cathartic win to close out...
In this episode, I share my notes on the final game of the season, a win over the Thunder.
Locked On Nuggets: Malik Beasley's time to shin...
In this episode, I share some notes on the loss to the OKC Thunder as well as the win over the Dallas Cowboys/Mavericks. Notes on Gary Harris at point, Jokic's reputation as a whiner, and Malik Beasley's time to shine.
Locked On Nuggets: The 100th episode of the show!
In this 100th episode of the Locked On Nuggets podcast, I share my notes on the win over the Pelicans, Jamal Murray's career night, Mason Plumlee alongside the starters, Kenneth Faried's defense, and how Michael Malone has a balancing act with Emmanuel...
Locked On Nuggets: Nuggets lose an ugly, boring...
In this episode, I break down the Nuggets loss to the Rockets.
Locked On Nuggets: Gary Harris is a star
In this episode, I share my notes on the win over the Pelicans and the continued improvement of Gary Harris.
Locked On Nuggets: Mudiay!!!!! (4-3)
In this episode, I talk about Mudiay's big night and the Nuggets win over the Heat on the road.
Locked On Nuggets: State of the Nuggets, with s...
In this episode of the Locked On Nuggets podcast, I am joined by Nate Duncan, host of the Dunc'd on Basketball Podcast. He shares his notes on the game against Portland, Nikola Jokic's weaknesses, the Nurkic-Plumlee deal, Plumlee's value in restricted ...
Locked On Nuggets: Nurkic strikes back
In this episode, I am joined by Harrison Wind of BSN Nuggets and Dev Johnson of Mile High Sports. We talk about the crushing loss and a very interesting post-game locker room.
Locked On Nuggets: Previewing the biggest game ...
In this episode, I preview the biggest game of the year as the Nuggets head to Portland to take on Jusuf Nurkic and the Trail Blazers. I go over many of the marquee matchups and some of the key factors of the game. Get hyped, Nuggets fans. This is the ...
Locked On Nuggets: Analyzing a brutal loss to t...
In this episode, I recap the brutal loss to the Pelicans at home in front of a loud and rowdy crowd.
Locked On Nuggets: The train keeps on rolling (...
In this episode, I share my notes on the win over the Pacers. The ball movement and passing on this team continues to look impressive night in and night out. Jokic seems to take his matchups with other young centers very personally. He also looks like ...
Locked On Nuggets: One of the best night's of t...
In this episode, I recap an amazing night at Pepsi Center as the Denver Nuggets dismantled the reigning champion, Cleveland Cavaliers. Everything about this game was perfect. The crowd was incredible, Jokic posted up on Lebron, Wilson outplayed the Kin...