George And Mini George
Tonight on the late game on TNT in the Asso- ciation, the home-town Denver Nuggets more or less ran the visiting Los Angeles Clippers into the floorboards for a surprisingly easy, though not an actual blowout, win. Ty Lawson gave Chris Paul real trouble, Andre Iguodala continued his mid-season renaissance, Kenneth "Manimal" Faried had yet another double-double, the home crowd chanted for junk food and the Nugs are now 41-22. They run like greyhounds, score an absurd amount of points in the paint, go deep and athletic on the bench, and have the right body language of having each other's back. They could get home court in the first round if they pass Memphis in the stacked West.
They're the team no one wants to play in the playoffs!
And you will forgive me if for feeling a marvelous sense of deja vu about the whole thing.
Look, I love the way Denver plays ball. They are almost always two hours well spent. Lawson and Faried are two of my favorite players. If...