The Atkins Era

Chucky Atkins says he's "looking forward to winning a championship in Denver" as he replaces Portland-bound Steve Blake on the Nuggets. Size-wise, Atkins doesn't seem like a great backcourt-mate for Allen Iverson, but he can hit the three which is a great fit for Denver's personnel. He had his best season by a large margin last year at 31, which was weird, but the Nuggets really aren't paying him very much so even if that turns out to be a total fluke they're covered. It's still probably not championship material, but it'll be fun to watch the New Nuggets play a whole season together.