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Denver Nuggets: Predicting Where Their Chinese Free Agents End Up
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The Denver Nuggets lost three key rotation players this offseason, all of whom decided to forego most of the NBA season and sign contracts in China, which have no opt-out clauses like most other foreign leagues. Surprisingly, the Nuggets have been rolling without Kenyon Martin, Wilson Chandler and J.R. Smith off to a 14-5 start and one of the best records in the Western Conference.

But that doesn't mean that these three players couldn't be valuable pieces to teams looking to make playoff runs and in need of an outside boost. Since they won't be returning until February they will all likely sign short-term contracts with teams firmly in the postseason picture. It wouldn't make a whole lot of sense for one of them to come back just to play 15 games in Detroit

Let's take a look at where these three may end up before the season ends...

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