The signing of Wilson Chandler seems like it couldn't have come at a better time for the Denver Nuggets.
With Danilo Gallinari and Andre Miller suffering injuries in their last game, the Nuggets might need Chandler to shoulder more of the offense Wednesday night against the Detroit Pistons.
Denver (25-21) re-signed Chandler to a five-year deal worth nearly $37 million Sunday. He was acquired last February as part of the trade that sent Carmelo Anthony to New York and averaged 12.5 points while starting 19 of 21 games.
He then played overseas during the lockout, averaging nearly 27 points and 12 rebounds in 32 games, but couldn't return to the NBA until his Chinese team and FIBA - basketball's governing body - signed off. That finally happened and he was back on the court Monday against Dallas.
The timing was impeccable as Gallinari and Miller left with injuries in the 112-95 loss.
Miller, who averages 10.1 points and 6.5 assists, separated his right shoulder and is expected to ...