Adapting to a new city, a new conference, a new team and a new style of play, Andre Iguodala figured there would be an adjustment period in his first season with the Denver Nuggets.

It just took more time than he than expected.

Iguodala, acquired by the Nuggets in a four-team trade last summer, has been superb on defense all season, but he has elevated the rest of his game since the All-Star break.