The term "underrated" is often used in the NBA to give credit to a player who contributes to a greater degree than his stats might suggest. After all, with so many talented players in the NBA yet only so many roles available, hidden talent is bound to occasionally stay buried on the bench or superseded by the talent of others.
This is particularly relevant on a team like the Denver Nuggets. The Nuggets have one of the deepest rosters in the league, and as a result not every player can get the minutes or touches that he might on a less competitive roster.
So which Nuggets are better than what their stats alone might imply? Let’s find out.
All stats accurate as of November 25, 2012.