Found April 20, 2013 on Minus Twenty-Two:
The Nuggets are a better team than the Warriors. They’ve won 10 more games. They’re one of the hottest teams in the NBA over the last four or five months. And they dominate at home. I can see the Warriors pulling off the upset (out of the Spurs, Thunder and Nuggets, the Nuggets were the most favorable opponent), but there’s no denying the Nuggets are the superior team. Here are a few things that stand out to me. Depth: The Nuggets arguably have the best bench in basketball. That’s probably still the case even after Danilo Gallinari went down for the rest of the season. Much has already been said about how deep the Nuggets are. But to shed light something that hasn’t gotten a whole lot of attention—Evan Fournier, a rookie from France, who’s been growing roots at the end of the bench for the whole season, has seen an increased role over the last 10 games while the Nuggets were combating an onslaught of injuries and has given the team some surprisingly productive minutes. It just spea...
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