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NBA: Nuggets Ready to Implode?

October 6th, 2008

Denver Nuggets: NBA Draft Team Needs

June 16th, 2008
Denver Nuggets: NBA Draft

 

2007-08 Record: 50-32; 2nd Northwest

Draft Picks: 20

Key Free Agents

G Allen Iverson (early termination)

G J.R. Smith (restricted)

F Eduardo Najera

 

How they got here and what they need

Do Lottery Players Equal NBA Success?

June 27th, 2007
Charlotte Bobcats: NBA Draft

The title of the article pretty much sums it up – do the number of lottery drafted players on a NBA team’s roster affect the team’s outcome on the court? At first blush the obvious answer would be yes – more often than not talent wins out on the court, so more talent on a roster should equal more wins. On the other side of the coin, normally the worst teams in the league are the ones drafting in the lottery, so therefore crummy teams should have their rosters saturated with lottery picks.