The most confusing ‘lede’ of the week

Congratulations, Denver Post, for writing this head-scratching sentence.

You have one sentence—preferably of 33 words or fewer—to encapsulate a story’s theme and ensnare the reader to continue.

It’s a pressure-packed task, to be sure. But insurmountable? Apparently for the folks at the Denver Post it is.

Take a look at this lead from a story about the Denver Nuggets:

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