Originally written on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/13/12
PHOENIX With no ordained star power available, the Denver Nuggets have embraced the group approach in their struggle for NBA glory. This inspired-by-circumstance strategy inspired one national magazine to anoint the Nuggets as Western Conference favorites to reach the Finals. It still seems farfetched, but things have been pretty swell in Denver lately. The Nuggets endured a slow beginning to this allegedly-promising season and hauled a four-game winning streak into U.S. Airways Center for Monday night's date with the Phoenix Suns. The Nuggets shot 54 percent from the floor, had five players reach double digits, scored 100 points and lost. The Suns, who due to circumstance have borrowed the Nuggets' by-committee template and finished their eighth game of the season at 4-4 by having seven players score 10 or more points. "If everybody plays like that," Suns point guard Goran Dragic said while surveying his team's locker room, "it's a lot easier." If everybody approached each...
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