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#1 Posted on 19.12.06 1442.51
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To Denver:

http://sports.espn.go.com/nba/news/story?id=2702501

Melo and the Answer? Together? Hmmmm.....
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#2 Posted on 19.12.06 1444.57
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Well, not together for a while at least.

This was worht the shot for Denver as the team they had now was not going to go far intot he playoffs. Iverson is as tough as it gets and if he is healthy provides a great 1-2 scoring punch with 'Melo.
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#3 Posted on 19.12.06 1538.25
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    Originally posted by DirtyMikeSeaver
    Melo and the Answer? Together? Hmmmm.....


And George Karl, too, who I think is the most curious part of the equation.
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#4 Posted on 19.12.06 1753.38
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As much as I like the Iverson/'Melo combo, they're still missing a genuine big man presence down low, meaning they're still destined to fall to Phoenix or San Antonio in the playoffs. Marcus Camby and Nene won't cut it, and sending off Joe Smith may have just made that situation worse.

Now if they were to trade for a center before the trade deadline, then we can talk championship.
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#5 Posted on 20.12.06 0025.26
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Eh, I can see the Nuggets (or any other team) winning a championship without a dominant center. The question, to me, is whether Carmelo and Iverson will be able to co-exist, and whether George Karl will be able to find enough shots for both of them.

One thing's for sure, it'll definitely be interesting to watch.
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#6 Posted on 20.12.06 1126.14
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    Originally posted by ekedolphin
    The question, to me, is whether Carmelo and Iverson will be able to co-exist, and whether George Karl will be able to find enough shots for both of them.
Having them both playing together on the same team right away is one thing, but I'm curious to see what happens after Melo comes back from suspension and it's already been AI's team for a month.
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#7 Posted on 20.12.06 1207.37
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Would they have made the trade without the suspensions ? I'm not sure. Nuggets were doing alright before the suspension but 10-15 games without your star players can make a GM itchy.....

and does this now put the Nuggets in the lead for the team with the most tattoos ?
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