Meeting with the media for the first time since the lockout ended, Nuggets exec Masai Ujiri fielded questions about many hot topics regarding his team.
* On Nene, the free agent big man: “We want Nene back and we’re going to do everything we can to try to get him back here. Yes, we made contact with his agent today – we’ll keep talking and see how that goes. I think he wants to test it and we respect that, we respect what he’s doing, we respect Nene as a player. We want Nene back here. And we feel we’re doing our best to get him back here.”
* On the starting frontcourt if Nene doesn’t return: “We’re going to give our young big guys a chance. I was studying the free agent class – we want to be smart here, we want to make the right decisions. Are we going to go out and do anything crazy? I would tell you – I don’t think so. These young guys are going to play. They’ll get the opportunity. They’ll play hard and compete. I feel we have some momentum.”
* On restricted free agent Arr