Denver Nuggets: Best and Worst Moves of the Off Season
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff….
Best Move: JJ Hickson Contract
- The Nuggets were able to add, double-double machine JJ Hickson to their already crowded frontcourt. Hickson is an elite rebounder and is a capable scorer in the paint. They also signed him to a steal of a contract, at 3 years and 15 million dollars. Hickson should be the main backup to both Kenneth Faried and JaVale McGee and along with the recently resigned Timofey Mozgov and the traded for Darrell Arthur, they now have the deepest frontcourt in the NBA. It is unknown how much he will play, but if given enough time he should be one of the better backups in the NBA next season. Adding Hickson was easily their best move in an otherwise disappointing summer.
Worst Move: Losing Masai Ujiri and George Karl
- They let the reigning Executive of the Year, Masai Ujiri, leave to manage the Toronto Raptors and fired Coach of the Year, George Karl. A franchis...