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Nuggets with Millsap are major playoff contenders in the West

Will the Nuggets make a return to the postseason with Paul Millsap? Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

Where do the Denver Nuggets fit into the Western Conference's new playoff hierarchy?

On Sunday night, the Nuggets landed the best player to change teams so far via free agency, signing All-Star power forward Paul Millsap away from the Atlanta Hawks with a three-year, $90 million contract. Adding Millsap to a budding core of young talent that got Denver within a win of the postseason suddenly creates another contender in a conference overflowing with them.

Just how good can the Nuggets expect to be next season after adding Millsap? Let's take a look.