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5 Biggest Rumors Surrounding the Denver Nuggets Right Now

5 Biggest Rumors Surrounding the Denver Nuggets Right Now

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The Denver Nuggets had a tough season, but there are many questions and rumors laying ahead for this franchise. Let's look at the five biggest rumors that Nuggets fans should watch this coming offseason.

5. Aaron Brooks Will Probably Not Be Back

Aaron Brooks, Denver Nuggets
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5. Aaron Brooks Will Probably Not Be Back

Aaron Brooks, Denver Nuggets
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Brooks did a serviceable job as the backup point guard when Lawson went down with an injury and Andre Miller was shipped out of town. But as the Nuggets look to rebuild the team, Brooks will probably not be in the team's plans.

4. Nuggets Are Running Out Of Patience With Galo

Danilo Gallinari, Denver Nuggets
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4. Nuggets Are Running Out Of Patience With Galo

Danilo Gallinari, Denver Nuggets
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When healthy, Gallinari can be a special talent. But the problem is he just cannot stay healthy. Rumblings coming out of the Nuggets' front office suggest that the team may shop Galo in the offseason.

3. Kenneth Faried May Take His Talents Elsewhere

Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets
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3. Kenneth Faried May Take His Talents Elsewhere

Kenneth Faried, Denver Nuggets
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Faried was one of the lone bright spots in an otherwise dark season in Denver. He will become a free agent this offseason, and it bears to watch if Faried will be willing to sit through a rebuilding project.

2. Ty Lawson Is Becoming Unhappy In Denver

Ty Lawson, Denver Nuggets
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2. Ty Lawson Is Becoming Unhappy In Denver

Ty Lawson, Denver Nuggets
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Lawson is clearly the team's star, but rumor has it that he is growing increasingly unhappy with the direction the team is going and wants out. If Lawson demands to be traded, the rebuilding project in Denver will begin in earnest.

1. Brain Shaw May Be Done In Denver

Brian Shaw, Denver Nuggets
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1. Brain Shaw May Be Done In Denver

Brian Shaw, Denver Nuggets
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To say Brian Shaw's first season in Denver was rough is an understatement. Rumor has it that the Nuggets may be willing to part ways with the coach this offseason. If he is still around, he will definitely be on the hot seat next season.