Carmelo Anthony missed a contested, 14-foot jumper at the buzzer, and the Denver Nuggets hung on for a 97-95 victory over the New York Knicks and their former star player on Friday night.
With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.
Carmelo Anthony scored just nine points before leaving early in the third quarter of the Knicks’ 117-94 blowout loss to the Nuggets on Wednesday night.
Carmelo Anthony simply won’t recognize these Denver Nuggets – even though he had just about everything to do with the makeup of their roster.
Raymond Felton had 23 points, including a key 3-pointer down the stretch, and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Denver Nuggets 111-102 on Thursday night to remain undefeated after three games.
Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson is entering his third season as an NBA player. Everybody says the third year is when a player should make that next move to become the best player he can be.
Benjamin Hochman with the Denver Post joined CBS4′s Gary Miller on Sunday for Southwest Airlines All Access to talk about the Denver Nuggets.
The New York Knicks ended the Carmelo Anthony trade saga and their quest for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal.