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Nuggets finally using altitude to their advantage

Updated: March 5, 2013, 2:38 PM ET
Associated Press

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By ARNIE STAPLETON

AP Sports Writer

DENVER -- Before every game at the Pepsi Center, the public address announcer admonishes the crowd to drink plenty of water because at 5,280 feet one can get dehydrated pretty quickly.

It's more showmanship than a public health service, really, designed to remind opponents that they're about to play a mile above sea level.

The Denver Nuggets have long tried to use altitude to their ...

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