Danny Schayes

Can't win for winning, so Nuggets should lose

Here's a bit of advice to the Denver Nuggets: Just lose it.

All season, the Nuggets have been awful. Beyond awful. And everyone had just assumed that they'd finish the season with nine wins or less, tying or beating the season of futility of the Philadelphia 76ers team that went 9-72 in 1972-73.

But with a win over the Washington Wizards last week, the Nuggets had won three of four games. They nearly made it four of five, finally losing by one in overtime to the Toronto Raptors on Thursday. And suddenly, with 14 games remaining, the Nuggets have a chance to record double-digit wins, which would make them simply another bad team. No different from, say, the Golden State...

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