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Denver Nuggets

Discussion in 'Around The NBA' started by RonG, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. RonG

    RonG All for one

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    The future of the Nuggets looks bright, only on the books for 28 million so far going into the season. Several young promising players, Afffalo, Gallinari, and Lawson. Even less on the books the falling season and a ton of picks owed to them and there own first round picks still in place.

    This team definately looks to be better off going forward than they were with Carmelo. Iggy and Rudy Gay would really both look great in nuggets uniforms. I hope our future looks this bright in the next year when Davis and Jamison salaries are no longer on board.

    It will be interesting to see what Denver does to reach the minimum salary cap, if they spread the money on their current roster or go out and trade for sign for more salary.

    It will aso be very interesting to see if Kenneth Faried can move to the three and contribute on the NBA level.
     
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    Czvosec Hall-of-Famer

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    I'll put down $100 that Denver doesn't reach the WCF in the next 7 years.

    (I say WCF because that's the farthest Melo got them.)
     
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    The Oi Hall-of-Famer

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    I'll take that bet.
     
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    Loser has to debate with Jon.
     
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    Czvosec Hall-of-Famer

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    Done. So counting this year (2011-2012 to 2017-2018).
     
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    The Oi Hall-of-Famer

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    I'll remember this. I NEVER forget where my money is coming from.

    :chuckles:
     
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    Czvosec Hall-of-Famer

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    Damn... if the Nuggets keep playing like this, I might owe you that $100 this summer, Jigo.
     
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    They are stacked with role players.

    I still think you will pay rent come May. No worries.
     
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    Unless one of those second rounders turns into Chris Paul, and another turns into LeBron than no chance they make the WCF. They are going to be the Hawks of the West.
     
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    while their team looks nice on paper now i take our current roster over theirs in a heartbeat. it'll take them 2-3 years to realize that they are going nowhere and then they will start to completely rebuild. and of all the picks they currently have....how many will end up in the lottery?....probably none.

    call me crazy but give us one more draft (Drummond :pray:) and our core will already have a higher ceiling than theirs will ever have....
     
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    Crazy... you are

    Their current core? Did you even really look at before saying that?

    Aaron Afflalo
    Ty Lawson
    Galinari
    Jordon Hamilton
    Kenneth Faried

    All under 23 years old? That is a youthfull core of players that can actually play basketball, and Faried and Hamiliton got DNP's
     
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    I'm looking around the West, who do they really have to contend with? Remember, this is a 7 year bet... Dallas, unless they get Dwight and/or Deron, is screwed. SAS probably has 1 good year left. The Lakers look done. It really looks like the only real competition Denver will have is OKC, LAC, Memphis... anyone else?
     
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    i know their team....do you think one of those players will ever make an allstar game? maybe Lawson or Gallinari once or twice if ever....i don't like their core at all, no elite level talent (on a side note Afflalo is 26 and Lawson is 24).

    can you tell me with a straight face you would take that core over ours with a high 2012 pick coming up?
     
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    See now your changing it, the 2012 pick wasn't part of the discussion. I would take their current core or over our current core yes.
     
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    They just need a go-to player. Not saying that a well diversed TEAM effort can't win games, but sometimes you just need that one player you know will get you the bucket or create opportunities when it counts. Every championship team had at least one, sometimes two or three.
     

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