Denver Nuggets Need a Mile-High Attitude Adjustment as They Go Home Early Again

May 1st, 2010 by Matthew Dow Leave a reply »
Did the past addition of Allen Iverson ultimately dictate the "me first" attitude of the Denver Nuggets? 

Although Iverson is long gone, did his demeanor leave a lasting legacy of selfishness and entitlement for his young teammates? 

Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith, and Kenyon Martin provide a powerful core for the often exciting Nuggets squad.  Chauncey Billups provides the class and killer instincts which each Western Conference contender needs, but does the leadership of one player translate into championships?

The health concerns and subsequent leave of absence by head coach George Karl left an often volatile team in a state of disarray.  The clashes with officials and opposing players provided a preview of yet another first-round exit by this talent-laden team. 

A long playoff run would have been one hell of a storyline to assist in the recovery of a future Hall of Fame coach. 

The story once again ended without a happy ending or any answers for the future.  The fans of Denver certainly deserve a winner and have the right to question the path of their ...

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