It does not really matter why head coach Brian Shaw is embracing a deep spinning because of his Denver Nuggets–it could be because the roster lacks a clear top eight, or it may be a sign the Nugs will utilize line changes to double-down on fatigue-inducing speed at altitude like so many Denver squads before.
What’s the fact that it’s a wise idea.
“There is likely to be 10 men at the onset of the year, will be two at each position, which will be in the primary rotation,” Shaw stated, per Nate Timmons of DenverStiffs.com. “Barring foul trouble or blowouts, 1 way or another, that will determine if it gets deeper than that.”
The postseason remains a lofty goal for this club, mainly because there are 10 teams that look scarier (and also have better title odds) in the West. All that depth behind stars Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried might be sufficient to propel the Nuggets into a .500 album, but it would be a stunner when they ended the 2014-15 effort in the summit’s top eight.
Many hands make light work, however, and Denver is going to use more hands than nearly anyone this season. We are going to see if sharing the load pays off in astonishing fashion.
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