Nuggets follow Ty Lawson's lead
Who says Denver lacks a superstar? PG exploding in second half -- so is Denver
Despite Denver's recent surge, one criticism continues to echo: The Nuggets don't have a superstar player, a "go-to guy." Indeed, conventional wisdom dictates the necessity for someone like that -- someone willing to take and make the tough shots even when everyone knows that player is going to -- especially in the postseason.
But the Nuggets have three things that have the potential to change that perception: They own the best transition game in basketball; they have the ability to generate shots inside at all times; and they are led by a player who finally started playing like a superstar -- point guard Ty Lawson.
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