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Mile High Hoops with Zach Bye

104.3 The Fans Zach Bye analyze all of the latest happenings with the Denver Nuggets, the NBA and the Colorado basketball scene.
August 15, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 08.15.22

In today's episode, Zach sits down with DenverFan.com's Will Petersen to break down the 2022-2023 win total projections for the Nuggets, along with the latest title odds and the announcement that the team will play on Christmas Day.    (31:46)
July 14, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 07.14.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's contract extension and recaps the team's Summer League performance.    (26:42)
June 29, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 06.29.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down Calvin Booth's latest trade, which sent Monte Morris and Will Barton to Washington in exchange for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith.   (15:05)
June 24, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 06.24.22

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the Nuggets Draft last night as many fans seemed disappointed by the lack of trades made for a  team that is in "win now" mode.   (16:15)
June 15, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 06.15.22

In today's episode, Zach reacts to Calvin Booth's first big move as lead executive in the front office.    (16:08)
June 6, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 06.06.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the biggest takeaways from Josh Kroenke's latest press conference.    (18:14)
May 23, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 05.23.22

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the news that Tim Connelly has agreed to a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves, becoming one of the highest paid executives in the league. Who will the Nuggets choose to replace one of the most influential members of the organization?   (21:05)
May 19, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 05.19.22

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the latest reports regarding Tim Connelly's future with the Nuggets and Bones Hyland being selected to the NBA's Second-Team All-Rookie Team.    (13:34)
May 17, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 05.17.22

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the wild finishes in the conference semifinals, the ever evolving Western Conference and the closed title window for the Phoenix Suns.   (22:24)
May 9, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 05.09.22

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the announcement that Nikola Jokic will be named NBA MVP for a second consecutive year, and digs into the historical significance of his dominant regular season.    (21:51)
April 28, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 04.28.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the Game 5 loss to the Warriors and outlines his biggest observations from the season.    (23:06)
April 25, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 04.25.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the Game 4 win against the Warriors. How much fight do the Nuggets have left in them after an inspiring performance to avoid elimination?   (20:29)
April 22, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 04.22.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the Game 3 loss to the Warriors. Will the Nuggets be swept out of the first round?   (24:31)
April 19, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 04.19.22

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the second consecutive blowout loss to the Warriors and examines what caused the Nuggets to come unglued in the second half of the game.     (22:31)
April 18, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 04.18.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the Game 1 loss to the Warriors. Is it already "do or die" time for the Nuggets in this series?   (18:15)
April 15, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 04.15.22

In this week's episode, Zach previews the upcoming series between the Nuggets and Warriors.    (20:33)
April 11, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 04.11.22

In this week's episode, Zach sits down with DMac, who attended every home game this season, to grade the Nuggets on their regular season performance and preview the first-round matchup against Golden State.    (37:16)
April 4, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 04.04.22

In the latest edition of the Mile High Hoops, Zach is joined by Shawn Drotar of Sandy & Shawn. The guys react to the Nuggets win over the LA Lakers on national TV, if Jokic has slammed the door shut on the MVP race, and which Nuggets need to step up down the stretch.   (32:10)
March 29, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 03.29.22

In today's episode, Zach recaps the Nuggets win in Oklahoma City, ESPN's MVP straw poll, and the reality of Jamal Murray and MPJ return to the Nuggets this season.   (26:32)
March 23, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 03.23.22

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the victory over the Clippers, Michael Malone's contract extension and the latest updates on Jamal Murray and Michael Porter Jr.   (26:44)
March 21, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 03.21.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the blowout loss to the Celtics and discusses how concerned Nuggets Nation should be about the team's recent struggles.   (26:10)
March 15, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 03.15.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the incredible comeback win against the 76ers, and the impact it could have on the MVP battle between Nikola Jokic and Joel Embiid. Has Bones Hyland solidified himself as a regular contributor in this lineup?   (17:47)
March 11, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 03.11.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the loss to the Warriors, Jamal Murray's injury timeline and the upcoming MVP duel against Joel Embiid and the 76ers.    (19:25)
March 8, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 03.07.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the "basketball masterclass" that Nikola Jokic put together during the overtime win against the New Orleans Pelicans. Given the meteoric rise he has displayed in recent years, what is Jokic's current ceiling?   (24:37)
March 3, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 03.03.22

In today's episode, Zach sits down with DenverFan.com's Will Petersen to break down the latest reports on Michael Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray, who could both return to action before the end of the regular season.    (30:04)
February 28, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 02.28.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the blowout win over the Trailblazers, which continued the team's red-hot winning streak. Is Demarcus Cousins exactly what the Nuggets need to legitimately contend...   (27:20)
February 23, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 02.22.22

In today's episode, Zach discusses Nikola Jokic's All-Star game presence, and whether or not it's worth fighting the national media narrative that often seems to diminish his greatness. Did the NBA slight Alex English by leaving him off of the 75th Anniversary list?   (44:05)
February 18, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 02.17.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the signature win over the Warriors and ESPN's latest MVP straw poll, which sets up another showdown between Nikola Jokic and Joel Embiid. Which direction is the team trending at the All-Star Break?   (30:11)
February 9, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 02.09.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the dominant win over the New York Knicks and the promising contributions from the bench unit.    (15:00)
February 7, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 02.07.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the bounceback win over the Nets. Will the Nuggets sign Boogie Cousins to another contract? Zach lists several trade candidates that the Nuggets should explore before the deadline.     (27:18)
January 31, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 01.31.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down what he believes is the best win of the season for the Nuggets. After being selected as an All-Star Game starter for the second consecutive year, is Nikola Jokic primed to win another MVP award?   (26:07)
January 26, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 01.26.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the victory over the Pistons and Nikola Jokic's historic performance.    (19:45)
January 20, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 01.20.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the thrilling overtime victory over the Clippers. Is Nikola Jokic primed to make a late-season push to defend his MVP title?   (23:39)
January 19, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 01.19.22

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the three-team trade that will bring Spurs guard Bryn Forbes to Denver. Where do the Nuggets stand at this point in the season?   (22:02)
January 12, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 01.12.22

In today's epidode, Zach reacts to the disappointing loss to the Clippers, which featured a blown 25-point lead, abysmal guard play and a heated postgame press conference from Michael Malone.    (23:55)
January 6, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 01.06.22

In today's episode, Zach Bye reacts to the disappointing loss to the Utah Jazz, which spoiled another special performance by Nikola Jokic.    (24:31)
January 5, 2022

Mile High Hoops | 01.04.22

In the first episode of the new year, Zach reacts to the disappointing loss to the Dallas Mavericks and forecasts what is on the horizon for the Nuggets during the back half of the season.    (23:16)
December 29, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 12.29.21

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the gutsy road victory over the Warriors. Have the Nuggets figured out how to overcome all of their injuries?   (30:18)
December 21, 2021

Mile High Hoops 12.21.21

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the announcement that the NBA has postponed the Nuggets' game against Brooklyn and breaks down Bones Hylands' career night against the Hawks.   (23:00)
December 16, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 12.16.21

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the ugly loss against the Timberwolves and shares his disappointment with a former Nuggets player over their dismissive tone toward Nikola Jokic.    (20:23)
December 14, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 12.14.21

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the win over the Wizards and Nikola Jokic's ejection from the game. With their latest road trip, did the Nuggets prove they can tread water until Jamal Murray's return?   (26:52)
December 9, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 12.09.21

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the Nuggets' thrilling victory over the Pelicans and emphasizes the truly special season Nikola Jokic is having.    (34:59)
December 3, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 12.02.21

In today's episode, Zach react to the disappointing loss to the Orlando Magic and what it means for the Nuggets as they embark on a daunting road trip.    (19:30)
November 30, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 11.30.21

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the dominating victory over the Miami Heat, Nikola Jokic's triumphant return and Michael Porter Jr.'s immediate future with surgery on the horizon.     (24:01)
November 22, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 11.22.21

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the devastating news regarding Michael Porter Jr. and his lingering back injury. Is it time to hit the panic button, given the significant financial investment the t...   (21:59)
November 16, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 11.16.21

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the loss to the Dallas Mavericks. What should be made of Bol Bol's increase in playing time? Zach makes a bold prediction about Nikola Jokic and comments on Bones Hyland's fast start to the season.    (26:07)
November 11, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 11.11.21

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the Nuggets' victory over the Pacers, despite being without Nikola Jokic, Michael Porter Jr. and Jamal Murray. Did Jokic's suspension serve as a rallying cry for the rest of the team? Is Will Barton playing the best basketball of his career?   (18:09)
November 9, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 11.09.21

In today's episode, Zach reacts to the heated altercation between Nikola Jokic and Markieff Morris last night, which may have overshadowed the most impressive win for the Nuggets this season. Was Jokic's retaliation justified?   (26:10)
November 4, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 11.04.21

Zach breaks down the heartbreaking loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. Is there a disconnect between MPJ and the rest of the team? Is too much being placed on Jokic's shoulders?   (25:48)
November 2, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 11.02.21

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the last 3 games for the Nuggets, most recently featuring a loss to the Memphis Grizzlies. How should fans feel about this team's first seven games?   (22:26)
October 27, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 10.27.21

In today's episode, Zach react to the team's second-straight loss, this time to the Utah Jazz. Zach give his thoughts on Michael Porter Jr.'s disappointing start to the season.    (18:41)
October 26, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 10.26.21

In today's episde, Zach reacts to the embarrassing home loss to the Cavaliers and discusses the apparent disconnect between MPJ and his coaches and teammates.    (20:59)
October 21, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 10.21.21

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the dominant season-opening win over the Suns. Was last night's performance a positive sign of things to come for the Nuggets?   (20:24)
October 19, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 10.19.21

In this episode, Zach previews the 2021-2022 NBA season and forecasts how the Nuggets will fare against a reloaded Western Conference. Zach makes his early picks for MVP, Most Improved Player, etc.    (20:42)
September 28, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 09.28.21

In today's episode, Zach reacts to Michael Porter Jr.'s massive extension and speculates what the career arc for Porter Jr. looks like if he continues to develop at his current rate.    (17:00)
September 14, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 09.14.21

In today's episode, Zach breaks down the specifics of Aaron Gordon's new 4-year, $92M extension. Zach and DenverFan.com's James Merilatt preview the upcoming 2021 season for the Nuggets.    (31:15)
June 16, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 06.16.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye wraps up his thoughts on the 2021 season for the Nuggets and what things may look like moving forward.   (21:13)
June 10, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 06.10.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye reacts to the Nuggets abysmal performance in Game 2 against the Suns and what they must do to right the ship before Game 3 at Ball Arena tomorrow night.   (16:03)
June 8, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 06.08.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps last nights Game 1 loss 105-122 in Phoenix.   (19:36)
June 4, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 06.04.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye is joined by guest Denver Sports Columnist for the Denver Gazette to recap the Game 6 victory and the impact of the Nuggets role players and MVP Nikola Jokic. Afterwards, Zach Bye and his Host Brandon Stokley are joined by a very special guest.   (30:18)
June 2, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 06.02.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps last night's exhilarating 147-140 Game 5 victory for the Nuggets as they survive Damian Lillards insane 55 point game.   (22:37)
May 28, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 05.28.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps what will forever be known as the Austin Rivers game as the Nuggets take down the Trail Blazers in Game 3 120-115.   (19:43)
May 25, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 05.25.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps yesterday's big time win for the Nuggets in Game 2 over the Blazers.   (24:17)
May 18, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 05.18.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye is joined by The fan's Nuggets Insider and of the Action Network Matt Moore to preview the upcoming series  and concerns against the Trailblazers in the First Rou...   (30:12)
May 12, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 05.12.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps the Nuggets 117-112 over Lamelo Ball and the Hornets as Jokic and MPJ go for 30 points and secure Home Court in the First Round of the Playoffs.   (25:44)
May 3, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 05.03.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye discusses why Nikola Jokic has officially put an end to MVP conversation and the Nuggets continue to amaze without Jamal Murray.   (22:42)
April 27, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 04.27.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye details the Nuggets continue their winning waays without Jamal Murray and MPJ shows an improved side of himself.   (17:09)
April 26, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 04.26.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye reacts to the Will Barton injury and it's long term affects on the team along with MPJ's huge game against the Rockets.   (22:53)
April 20, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 04.20.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps last nights wild 2OT win for the Nuggets 139-137 over the Memphis Grizzlies and why the case for Nikola Jokic and the NBA's MVP Award is closed as the Second Round Center looks to make history.   (20:10)
April 15, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 04.15.21

DISCLAIMER We are aware there is some audio issues throughout the entirety of the episode and will make sure it is fixed next episode! In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps last night big win for the Nuggets as they look to adjust to new NBA life without Jamal Murray.   (18:24)
April 13, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 04.13.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye covers the heartbreaking loss of Jamal Murray for the Nuggets and what it means for the team moving forward as the Playoffs approach in the 2021 season.   (22:00)
April 7, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 04.07.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps the Nuggets 6th straight win to reach a season high and don't show any signs of slowing down as they took down the Pistons and some former teammates in the 134-119 win.   (13:40)
April 5, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 04.05.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye discusses how the Nuggets won their fifth consecutive game, but not without its warts.   (18:30)
March 29, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 03.29.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps Aaron Gordon's debut in a lopsided win over the Atlanta Hawks and asks the question: is Gordon truly the perfect fit?   (28:29)
March 25, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 03.25.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye reacts to the trade with the Orlando Magic to land Aaron Gordon and what that means for the short and long term vies for the Nuggets. Zach also reflects on Gary Harris...   (18:16)
March 24, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 03.24.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye discusses the Nuggets winning a franchise tying 6th consecutive road win, Jokic continues his campaign for  MVP and team looks to be hitting stride at the right time.   (24:10)
March 18, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 03.18.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps yesterday's blowout win over the Hornets as the Nuggets continue to quietly stack W's as Michael Porter Jr. continues to stack confidence.   (20:18)
March 16, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 03.16.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye discusses Nikola Jokic's continuing MVP campaign, Jamal Murray rounding into shape after a slow post All-Star break start and the Nuggets back in the mix to host a first round series.   (21:30)
March 3, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 03.03.21

In today's episode Host Zach Bye discusses Nikola Jokic continuing to make history, Jamal Murray leaving "Bubble Murray" in the past and becoming his own player as the Nuggets team as a whole begins to take shape.   (21:28)
February 24, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 02.24.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye is joined by Brendan Vogt of DNVR to discuss the win for the Nuggets over the Trail Blazers at Ball Arena last night, Jokic continues his brilliance, Jamal turns a cor...   (26:11)
February 22, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 02.22.21

In today's episode host Zach Bye recaps Jamal Murray's historic 50 point game, the Nuggets are now losers in 3 of their last 4 games and is there a boiling issue between Head Coach Mike Malone and Michael Porter Jr.   (18:23)
February 17, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 02.17.21

In today's episode Host Zach Bye is joined by Shawn Drotar as they recap the loss yesterday to the Boston Celtics.   (20:39)
February 16, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 02.16.21

In today's episode of Mile High Hoops host Zach Bye recaps the upset victory over the Lakers and is the return of bubble of Jamal Murray upon us?   (18:16)
February 12, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 02.12.21

In today's episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast host Zach Bye recaps a feel good blowout win against the Cas, a much needed night for MPJ and the young Nuggets shine.   (20:40)
February 9, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 02.09.21

Host Zach Bye discusses the Nuggets suffering their first three game losing streak of the season and what is the cause for the rough patch.   (22:50)
February 5, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 02.05.21

In today's episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast host Zach Bye recaps the tough loss the Nuggets suffered at the hands of the Lakers last night 114-93.   (19:40)
January 27, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 1.27.21

In today's episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast host Zach Bye is joined by Matt Moore discuss the nature of Jamal Murray's up and down season and examine the super nova performance from Michael Porter Jr. and his reintegration into the lineup.   (29:32)
January 20, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 01.20.21

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye recaps and gives some thoughts on the Nuggets 119-101 victory over the Thunder last night at Ball Arena.   (21:15)
January 12, 2021

Mile High Hoops | 01.12.21

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye was joined by T.J. McBride, host of the Rocky Mountain Hoops podcast. Zach and T.J. discussed Gary Harris' resurgence on offense and if it...   (38:37)
December 30, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 12.30.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye reacted to the slow start for the Nuggets and Jamal Murray, Jokic's MVP level of play and the MPJ dilemma that persists.   (23:27)
December 10, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 12.10.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye was joined by Mike Singer of the Denver Post to preview the Denver Nuggets season, who will start, what will Bol Bol's role be and if the gloves are finally off MPJ.   (35:55)
November 25, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 11.24.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye discussed his thoughts on Jerami Grant leaving the Denver Nuggets in free agency. Zach was later joined by Steve Dagostino who trained an ...   (40:15)
November 19, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 11.19.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye was joined by Adam Mares of DNVR to discuss react to what the Denver Nuggets did in the draft.   (23:44)
November 18, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 11.17.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye was joined by Harrison Wind of DNVR to discuss what the Denver Nuggets will do in tomorrow's NBA Draft.   (36:58)
November 16, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 11.16.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye was joined by Matt Moore of the Action Network to discuss what the Denver Nuggets plan is as we inch closer to the NBA Draft and start of free agency.   (23:27)
September 29, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 9.29.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye looked back on the Denver Nuggets season and the journey of highs and lows they took us on.   (22:25)
September 25, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 9.25.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye reacted to the Denver Nuggets game four loss versus the Lakers last night.   (12:50)
September 23, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 9.23.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye was joined by Harrison Wind of DNVR to react to the Nuggets game three victory over the Lakers.   (23:03)
September 21, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 9.21.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye reacted to the Denver Nuggets loss last night in game two of the Western Conference Finals and what happened on that final play that led to the buzzer-beater.   (22:56)
September 16, 2020

Mile High Hoops | 9.16.20

In this episode of the Mile High Hoops Podcast, host Zach Bye was joined by Matt Moore of the Action Network to react to the Denver Nuggets making history last night as they defeated the LA Clippers in seven and have advanced to the Western Conference Finals.   (29:38)