NBA free agency opens up next week, and the player arguably at the top of the Nuggets’ wish list is one of their own — point guard Jameer Nelson. Nelson’s representation has informed the Nuggets he will opt out of the remaining year of his contract, but Denver remains a strong contender to re-sign him.
September 30, 2016 | 6:54 pm EDT Update
Rondo and Wade have tried to defuse that, even though it’s only at the words stage. “It’s important because all egos have to go out the window,” Rondo told NBA.com Monday at media day. “I wanted to play with a competitor, a warrior beside me. Based on the years I played against Jimmy, I felt like he was the best fit.”