It does not matter why head coach Brian Shaw is adopting a deep rotation for his Denver Nuggets—it could be because the roster lacks a clear top eight, or it may be a sign the Nugs will use line changes to double-down on fatigue-inducing pace at elevation like a lot of Denver squads before.
What’s the fact that it is a wise idea.
«There is likely to be 10 guys at the onset of the year, will probably be two at each position, which will be in the primary rotation,» Shaw said, per Nate Timmons of all DenverStiffs.com. «with filthy difficulty or blowouts, one way or another, that will ascertain if it gets deeper than that.»
The postseason remains a lofty goal with this particular club, largely because there are 10 teams that seem scarier (and have better name odds) in the West. All that depth behind celebrities Ty Lawson and Kenneth Faried might be sufficient to propel the Nuggets into a .500 record, but it could be a stunner if they ended the 2014-15 campaign in the conference’s top eight.
Many hands make light work, though, and Denver is going to use more hands than nearly anybody this year. We are going to see if sharing the load pays off in astonishing fashion.
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