Are the Nuggets crazy? They want to do what? How can creating more shots for physically gifted but offensively awkward big men JaVale McGee and Kenneth Faried make Denver a better team?
That's precisely what point guard Ty Lawson wants to know.
It hasn't been easy for Lawson to make sense of how the Nuggets intend to play basketball.
"I think it has been a little frustrating for him, to be honest with you," Nuggets coach Brian Shaw said Tuesday, on the eve of the season opener at Sacramento.
In the transformation of the Nuggets from the freewheeling approach of former coach George Karl to an offense designed to pound the rock inside, the toughest sell for Shaw has been convincing Lawson this new strategy can work.
Take a peek behind the curtains of the first NBA training camp operated by Shaw, and the most fascinating development has been the test of wills in the building of a relationship between this rookie head coach and Lawson, the team's point guard and leading scorer. Cha...