As many of our readers are already aware, ESPN and the Truehoop network are currently counting down the rankings of all the players in the NBA from 500 to 1, announcing them one by one on twitter at @NBAonESPN using the #NBArank hashtag. Over 100 contributors, including several of your own Roundball Mining Company writers, participated in the voting. And with the latest installment of players 261-280 we have nearly reached the midway point.
So which Denver Nuggets players dwell in the bottom half of the rankings? Here’s a look at the names which have appeared thus far:
Of course, the rankings for rookies or a player like Stone who hardly saw the court are somewhat arbitrary. But as we approach the top they’ll become more meaningful, and it will be interesting to see how the general consensus stacks up the better Nuggets players against the rest of the league.
As a basis for comparison, here are last year’s rankings for the Denver players who have yet to be named:
We will keep you updated as the next tiers of rankings are released. In the meantime, please feel free to share your reactions and predictions in the comments.