Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 3/22/13
Lost in all of the attention of the Heat’s incredible 24 game winning streak, is the Denver Nuggets and their 14 game winning streak. They have the 3rd best offense in the league and are able to run by any team on any day. Their incredible depth, which is by far the best in the NBA, makes them so hard to stop, as any player can take over a game. They do not have just 9 rotation players, they have 9 players who could start on many teams in the league. So now, the question has to be asked, while they rapidly climb up the West standings, are they contenders? Yes. Their offense once again is 3rd in the NBA, despite the fact that not one player averages more than 16.9 points per game. They have an incredible 9 players who score at least 8 points per game and 6 with at least 11.7. They have elite shooters in Danilo Gallinari and Wilson Chandler, while Ty Lawson has improved dramatically. They have numerous players who can create their own shots, in Lawson, Andre Miller, Andre Iguodala, Ch...
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