Crumbling Nuggets: Denver Is Falling Apart One Star at a Time

January 4th, 2010 by Courtzide Seatz Leave a reply »

Last year, the Denver Nuggets seemed to be one injury away from falling out of championship contention all season long.  Fortunately for them, that one major injury never happened and they remained remarkably healthy throughout the entire season.

In the offseason, while most teams were busy bolstering their lineups with depth and athleticism, the Nuggets stood pat with the same players that catapulted them to the Western Conference Finals, making a statement that they felt they were already championship caliber.

Since the Nuggets soared to their franchise best start and appeared on the verge of being mentioned in the same breath as the Los Angeles Lakers, several key injuries and some apathetic play have marred their early season success and now leave many unanswered questions on the table.

However, the most glaring question I have may not be the same one that prognosticators across the NBA are pounding into our heads, namely the absence of Chau ...

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