Can the Denver Nuggets Really Win the NBA Championship?

February 22nd, 2010 by Taylor Smith Leave a reply »
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Without question, the Denver Nuggets are one of the five most talented teams in the NBA.

They have a bona-fide superstar, a top-tier point guard, a banging frontline, a high-profile head coach, a deep bench, and role players that fill every conceivable team need.

They have shooters. They have rebounders. They have defenders. They have athleticism. They have veteran leadership.

However, one question remains unanswered: Do the Nuggets have enough?

As of Monday, Denver sits at 37-19, a half-game ahead of the surging Utah Jazz for second place in the Western Conference.

Before the season began, the Nuggets had their fair share of skeptics.

Many believed that Denver's run all the way to the Western Conference Finals last season was simply a case of everything coming together at the right time.

Preseason prognostications from "experts" everywhere assumed the Nuggets tail off in 2009-10, perhaps finishing somewhere in the middle of the Western Conference playoff picture.

The defending champion Lakers reloaded, and some even foresaw a possible 70-w ...

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