Expectations will be sky-high when the Nuggets open the season on Wednesday at Utah. Coming off an unprecedented playoff run, the Nuggets will return almost every contributor off of last year's roster.
In a tough Western conference, we're not about to start making predictions. Regardless of whether the Nuggets repeat last year's exciting run, however, they look poised to recapture their long-standing title of "most-tattooed" NBA team.
The distinction has not always been a favorable one for the Nuggets. Carmelo Anthony credits the team's tattoos for earning them the moniker, "The Denver Thug-gets."
Despite any negative connotations, the Nuggets show no sign of cutting down on the body art--although the addition of Arron Afflalo, who seems to lack any visible tats, tempers things a bit.
We've compiled a slide show of past and present Nuggets' tattoos. VOTE FOR THE BEST!