Denver Nuggets Land Damian Lillard In Blockbuster Trade Scenario

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 In the NBA, there are several ingredients involved in the process of making a championship contender. On the other hand, none are as important as a superstar player. 

That superstar doesn’t necessarily need to be a top-5 player: although, you’d always prefer that it was. More generally, to win a championship, you usually need a player who can carry you when all else fails. 

Damian Lillard is capable of doing that. He’s flirted with top-5 status too, although he’s never quite established himself as firmly in that category. 

Nikola Jokic, by contrast, has. After winning back-to-back MVP awards, nobody could challenge his position as one of the league’s 5 best. At the same time, he could use some more help in Denver. 

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After all, there’s one thing that gives a team better championship odds than one superstar – two superstars.

Here’s a deal that sends Damian Lillard to join Jokic on the Denver Nuggets.