The Denver Nuggets have never won an NBA title before. They have reached the Conference Finals 5 times, the last one in the Bubble in 2020. This time, the Nuggets are aiming to go all the way to grab the NBA crown.
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Making Sense of the War in the Wild, Wild West
Overall, the key factors that will matter most in these last few games in the regular season will be: how the new players (Durant, Irving, Westbrook, etc) integrate into their new teams’ systems; how the injuries (Lebron, Durant, Zion, Towns, etc) affect their teams’ standings at the end of the season; and how other issues (Morant, Wiggins) pan out. We have here a long list of outstanding players. But do they fit in? Will they bring out the best out of the rest of the crew? Are they healthy enough – physically and mentally – for the rigors of the playoffs?
The Brooklyn Nets: The NBA’s Ex-Future Champs?
The team’s performance will depend on Kyrie’s status and its effect on team chemistry. If New York’s COVID mandate softens up, then Kyrie will be able to play full-time. But it doesn’t end there. How will his part-time play right now affect team chemistry? Who takes the alpha-dog role in the team? Unless they’re able to resolve these issues, then expect the Nets to be just another bystander watching the title fight from the sidelines.
Halftime Report for the 2022 NBA Season
This year’s season is an extension of last year’s troubled COVID games. The campaign will be decided once again by injuries, and how the COVID pandemic affects the playoffs.
A Look at Kyrie Irving’s Crazy Case
The Nets have been clawing and scratching to get a chance at that elusive crown. Durant and Harden have had to work double-time to keep the team in contention. To have Kyrie play in only half the games mocks the very essence of teamwork.
NBA Season 2021-22: Power Rankings Derailed Right at the Starting Gates
All things considered, the season-opening games have demonstrated how complex the league will look in the months ahead. Both faves – the Lakers and the Nets – were shot down right at the starting gates. Other favorites – the Bucks and the Suns – were just as easily ambushed. The season will be a long unpredictable one, with health becoming the biggest factor.