Nuggets need to be re-energized
The Denver Nuggets were one of the surprise teams early this season, and at 31-23 at the All-Star break, they seemed comfortably ensconced in a playoff position in the fiercely competitive Western Conference. General manager Kiki Vandeweghe and coach Jeff Bzdelik were receiving praise for turning around a young team that tied Cleveland last season for the league's worst record (17-65).
Led by the exciting rookie Carmelo Anthony (19.4 points, 6.2 rebounds), the Nuggets played hard-nosed defense ...
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