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March 17, 2015 Updates

The Nuggets have rested players for two straight games. On Monday night, those players just happened to be three of the team's four leading scorers and the leading rebounder since the coaching change in a season that team brass — and many fans — hope ends with a high lottery pick. Not everyone is pleased, though. Forward Wilson Chandler was asked if he expected a full roster Thursday with the long rest between games. "I have no idea what they are going to do," Chandler said. "Whoever is on the court just has to keep playing. It's the nature of the business. I'm not a GM; I don't know what's going on. It's tough when you're fighting together but you're getting set up for failure." Denver Post

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Marc Stein: But now that trade deadline less than six hours away, let's see if Denver prices go down. As it stands: Afflalo still more likely to move Twitter @ESPNSteinLine

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Portland remains at the top of the list of teams that want to add Chandler, and that has been the case for weeks now. The Trail Blazers have consistently been most interested in dealing for the Nuggets' small forward as they look to add scoring to their bench. Denver Post

Denver’s Wilson Chandler is on the radar, and the Blazers will not hesitate to send some combination of Thomas Robinson’s $3.6 million expiring deal with another player and a first round draft pick to the Nuggets for the Chandler. Denver could be seeking two first round picks, similar to what they received in the Timofey Mozgov to Cleveland deal, but that is a lot. If that asking price remains high, Portland may wave the white flag on pursing this deal. CSNNW.com

Here is what’s known: the Blazers like Afflalo, but would prefer Chandler. Afflalo is known as a decent locker room guy, can knockdown an open shot, and he’s a veteran, which Terry Stotts likes. Should the Nuggets asking price seem fair, and Chandler is a no-go, it won’t be a surprise to see Afflalo in black and red. CSNNW.com

February 12, 2015 Updates

Most rival teams nonetheless see Afflalo as more likely to be dealt before the deadline than Wilson Chandler, with Denver's demands for Chandler said to be even higher. Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly is known to be a Chandler fan, leading to the belief that the former Knicks player is the on short list of players Denver isn't shopping these days alongside Ty Lawson, Kenneth Faried and rookie sensation Jusuf Nurkic. ESPN.com

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