Originally written on All Things Nuggets  |  Last updated 12/1/11
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Naturally, everyone is making a big deal about Nene. And people are pumped about rookie rebounder Kenneth Faried. And Timofey Mozgov is probably going to crack the starting lineup. So when it comes to the Nuggets frontcourt, a lot of folks might have forgotten about Chris Andersen. But the Birdman’s back, too. He arrived to Pepsi Center for an involuntary workout today, the first day the gym has been open to players since the lockout. “Physically I feel great, it’s just a matter of getting back in basketball shape,” Andersen said. “I’ve been lifting weights and doing some conditioning. Being back at the facility is a great feeling. Get back to work. Also it gives people in this city their jobs back and more business as well. I’m just glad this city is alive again for NBA basketball.” Andersen had been dealing with knee and back injuries late last season. Today he said, “I hate to say it, but the lockout actually kind of helped me, especially with my knee, getting all that better,...
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