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FEEBLE FINISHERS
Tim Kurkjian
November 10, 1997
"Quit while we're ahead" could have been the motto of last year's Nuggets. Twenty-nine times Denver led at the end of the first half but won only 15 of those games. No other NBA team last season had as poor a rate of converting halftime leads into victories; on a leaguewide basis, teams won 82% of the games they led at the half.
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November 10, 1997

Feeble Finishers

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"Quit while we're ahead" could have been the motto of last year's Nuggets. Twenty-nine times Denver led at the end of the first half but won only 15 of those games. No other NBA team last season had as poor a rate of converting halftime leads into victories; on a leaguewide basis, teams won 82% of the games they led at the half.

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