Hoops Tonight - Nuggets beat Heat in NBA Finals rematch, Nikola Jokic ultimate closer + NBA Mailbag
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Jason Timpf reacts to Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets' 103-97 win over Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat in a rematch of last year's NBA Finals. Jason breaks down the biggest highlights from the game and shares why Nikola Jokic is the NBA's ultimate closer. How much will Jamal Murray's ankle injury impact Denver down the home stretch of the NBA season? Later, Jason answers listener questions during an NBA Mailbag segment. Is LeBron James responsible for the current state of the Lakers? #volume   Timeline: 04:00 - Introduction 04:43 - Nuggets take down Heat 11:45 - Why Nuggets starting 5 works 13:08 - Michael Porter Jr. steps up 14:41 - Nuggets hold off Miami run 18:55 - Bam Adebayo weakness 22:53 - NBA Mailbag 23:05 - How stars impact teammate development 26:40 - Jabari Smith & Keegan Murray ceilings 28:43 - How good was Jason Timpf? 34:45 - What goes into a down shooting season? 42:12 - Playoff seeding drama 43:53 - Is LeBron responsible for state of Lakers? 47:25 - Jason's guitar skills / favorite bands 50:40 - Don't panic on Bucks 51:36 - Jason does not have Jokic over LeBron all-time 53:50 - Yes, Jokic peak is higher than Steph & KD See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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