Well, who wouldve guessed? The Denver Nuggets are just as relevant as they ever were with Carmelo Anthony.
Thats not meant to trash Anthony, but remember when everyone thought the Nuggets were headed for a decade-long rebuilding period when Anthony was traded to New York two seasons ago? Remember when the Nuggets lineup consisted of Anthony and Allen Iverson and everyone figured they were Finals-bound?
Now the Nuggets main names include Danilo Gallinari, Andre Iguodala and Kenneth Faried. Doesnt have quite the sizzle of Melo and (the origina) AI, but as weve seen, pizzazz doesnt always mean success.
Truth is, these Nuggets should be able to run and gun and have just as much fun as any team Denver has seen in some time.
Besides Gallinari, Iggy and Faried, the lineup features speedy point guard Ty Lawson, kind of a one-man Disneyland with the ball. He scoops, he scores, he tosses the occasional alley-oop. When he does, athletic center JaVale McGee is often the man on the finishing...