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Denver Nuggets Dancer Melissa

Name: Niki

Birthday: July 18

Years on the team: 2nd year on the team

Occupation: Student, Health Care Management

What is your favorite genre of music? All kinds!

If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and who would you take with you? Italy and I would take my whole family!

Do you have any superstitions? None that come to mind.

Nicknames?Nik

One food item you could not live without? Chocolate

Favorite outdoor activity in Colorado? Hiking

Favorite holiday? CHRISTMAS!!!

If you could have any superpower what would it be? To be invisible.

Favorite Disney princess? Belle, from Beauty and the Beast.

What would we find in your refrigerator right now? Yogurt, cheese, chicken, almond milk, egg whites, and lot's of veggies!

If you were written about in the local newspaper, what would be the headliner? Grand Opening! New Gluten Free Bakery and Cafe!

Favorite dance style? Hip Hop and Jazz

Favorite dance move? Any choreography that has a hair whip or clap in it!

Favorite part of being a DND? Performing center court at the Nuggets Games!

Tell us something the fans wouldn't know about your job as a dancer... Something fans probably wouldn't know is just how much extra time and energy we put into getting ready for games. There is so much preparation that no one sees except for us and our coach, but it's all worth it. Being a Denver Nuggets Dancer is literally a dream come true!

Your favorite DND sponsor? Forza Fitness and Performance Club

Most memorable moment being a dancer for the NBA? My most memorable moment being an NBA dancer happened when I was given the opportunity to travel to China with my teammates and coach to represent the Nuggets organization. While there, we saw the Great Wall and traveled to Bejing where we performed at NBA China's Media Summit. It is the highlight of my dance career, so far!

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