Coming into this shortened NBA regular season, the Denver Nuggets were as uncertain an NBA franchise as there was in the league. With losing superstar Carmelo Anthony via trade last season and then losing three star players overseas in China during the NBA lockout, George Karl's Nuggets were in a lot of trouble heading into the start of the season.Along with all the changes over the past year and Kenyon Martin, Wilson Chandler, and J.R. Smith unavailable to contract obligations in China, another problem plagued Denver in the form of free agent center Nene Hilario. With Nene as arguably the team's best all-around player and the one piece the Nuggets were set to build around, Denver highly overpaid for the often injured big man and were put into quite a pickle.The Association: Denver...

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