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Wilson Chandler is going to need a permission slip from FIBA to play immediately in the NBA. Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski reports that the China Basketball Association has denied Chandler's letter of clearance. Chandler will appeal the denial, and Wojnarowski writes that his source believes a resolution will come in the next week.
This delay is just another roadblock for Chandler owners. Be patient. Even though there are rumors that Chandler could sit out the season and wait for a better deal in the summer, it could just be a play for leverage by Chandler's agent to get a longer-term deal.
Speaking of leverage, Chandler reportedly met with the Toronto Raptors. For fantasy owners, a Raptors-Chandler match would be preferable. Despite Denver being stocked with twos and threes, the Nuggets might not be a bad destination for Chandler. The Nuggets need healthy bodies, and Chandler knows George Karl's system. In 21 games with the Nuggets, Chandler averaged 12.5 p...
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Wilson Chandler could be back in the league soon (NBA).
Wilson Chandler's freedom to play in the NBA may be coming really soon.
Hoopsworld's Alex Kennedy tweeted that Chandler's Chinese Basketball Association team, the Zhejiang Guangsha Lions, have been eliminated from the playoffs. Kennedy also wrote that Chandler's agent met with Denver Nuggets general...
Hazing is a age old tradition in sports. Often, teammates will find creative ways to embarrass the rookies, as the Denver Nuggets did recently by having their first-year guys carry around cartoon themed backpacks for the entire season. Even funnier than the backpacks are the contents: lotion, condoms and… tampons. Here are some pictures: This is hilarious [...]
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Maybe it’s just me, but I kind of like these backpacks. Children’s-themed backpacks seem to have emerged as one of the favorite forms of hazing across sports. The latest victims — if you want to call them that — are the Denver Nuggets rookies. As you can see from the photos above and below, the Nuggets forced their rookies to carry around Dora the Explorer and Hello Kitty...
The Nuggets will return to practice on Tuesday (they play Wednesday versus Portland), so in the meantime, here’s my surely insightful, minute-long take on the Oscars:
- Andre Miller is cold, Benjamin has a cold
- Nuggets are like Wu-Tang, family of Rutherford B. Hayes “celebrates”
And please “like”...