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  1. Birdman flies back into Nuggets lineup Monday

    Nov 22, 2010, 4:32 PM EST

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    Have the color adjusted on your sets because things are going to go much brighter when the Denver Nuggets travel to Golden State tonight. Chris Anderson is back, recovered from knee surgery. The Birdman. He of the insane neck tattoo and the high flying blocks. Really, it’s the second part of that can dramatically help…

  2. Billups wants to stay in Denver, knows that may not happen

    Nov 22, 2010, 10:11 AM EST

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    Remember when Chauncey Billups was brought in to Denver, a change at the point as the shoot-first Allen Iverson went to Detroit? That move changed who the Nuggets were, it brought a seriousness and professionalism to their identity. That is when they became a threat in the West. Billups likes it in Denver, but he…

  3. Nuggets wanted Brook Lopez in Carmelo Anthony trade

    Nov 22, 2010, 8:12 AM EST

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    Now it is coming into focus why the Nets and Nuggets have never quite worked out the Carmelo Anthony trade… According to Sam Amick at FanHouse, the Nuggets wanted the one untouchable on the Nets Roster. … although a league source with knowledge of the Nets’ discussions said Denver has pushed instead for third-year center…

  4. Batum on ‘Melo: “We know that he doesn’t want to play defense.”

    Nov 19, 2010, 3:25 PM EST

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    What was Portland’s offensive strategy Thursday night against Denver? How did Wes Mathews and Nicolas Batum end up with 34 points between them? Batum said the plan was to attack with whomever Carmelo Anthony was guarding, he told the Associated Press. “We tried to attack him,” Batum said. “We know that he doesn’t want to…

  5. Game of the night: Denver, Portland prove sloppy can be entertaining

    Nov 19, 2010, 5:42 AM EST

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    This was kind of a guilty pleasure of a game — it was fun to watch, it came right down to shots at the end, there were some stunning highlight plays. And it was sloppy and messy and filled with missed perimeter shots. Not how you want future generations to play the game, but it…

  6. George Karl, J.R. Smith having annual head-butting session

    Nov 18, 2010, 12:10 PM EST

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    Every fall the leaves change color, the air gets crisper, our minds drift to eating turkey and pumpkin pie…. And George Karl and J.R. Smith butt heads. Like bighorn sheep. Over style of play, decision making, what color is the new black this fall, fitting in the system, the ending of LOST, defense, what direction…

  7. Billups 75-footer waived off for traveling

    Nov 17, 2010, 8:55 AM EST

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    It was the right call. Which sucks because everyone outside of the five boroughs wants to give him a little something for the effort. But Chauncey Billups did travel before hitting this fantastic shot. But we’re going to show it to you anyway. Because we can.

  8. George Karl says he wants to coach next season, but health will determine

    Nov 16, 2010, 10:42 PM EST

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    In one sense, George Karl is just like Carmelo Anthony, Kenyon Martin and JR Smith — who knows if they will be back with the Nuggets next season. Except Karl is for a refreshingly non-monetary reason, as he told the Associated Press before the game. It’s all about his health. “At the end of the…

  9. Vecsey says Carmelo Anthony wants to win now, play for Knicks. We’re confused, too.

    Nov 16, 2010, 11:05 AM EST

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    The conflict in what Carmelo Anthony says he wants is right out there in the open after the latest report: Find a way to make the Nuggets the best team in the West this season — so trade for a big asset without trading anything away — or trade me to the Knicks so I…

  10. Carmelo Anthony says nice things about Denver, but does that change anything?

    Nov 12, 2010, 12:26 PM EST

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    Denver has a good basketball team right now. We were reminded of that last night when they hung with the Lakers in a scoring fest, got good play off the bench (I could swear I saw Al Harrington on help defense) and played enough defense late to hand Los Angeles its first loss. The capacity…

  11. Video evidence the Pacers could not miss

    Nov 10, 2010, 9:30 AM EST

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    If you’ve ever watched an NBA team in pregame shootaround you realize what ridiculously good shots these guys have. DJ Mbenga will knock down threes. Guys will stand in the first row of seats and drain three of four. That’s what it was like for the Indiana Pacers in the third quarter Tuesday night —…

  12. Nuggets shake up front office, what does that mean for ‘Melo?

    Nov 9, 2010, 3:45 PM EST

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    The changing of the guard continues in Denver. With Josh Kroenke — team president and incoming owner — taking a more active role in the front office since this summer there have been a number of changes. Mark Warkentien and Rex Chapman walked out the door this summer. Now Bret Bearup – a powerful advisor…

  13. Carmelo Anthony comes to Chicago tonight, but still in Nuggets uniform

    Nov 8, 2010, 9:39 AM EST

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    Carmelo Anthony will suit up in Chicago tonight. Still in a Nuggets uniform, though. Luol Deng and Joakim Noah will still put on Bulls uniforms for the game. Denver will come to Chicago in a battle of two teams that have talked about a blockbuster deal but never got it done. Which frustrates a number…

  14. Video: Carmelo vs. Carmelo vs. Carmelo, ad infinitum

    Nov 5, 2010, 5:55 PM EST

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    Somewhere between Nike Basketball’s fantastic LeBron James “Rise” spot and Reebok’s mind-numbingly awful John Wall/Zigtech campaign is this commercial from Jordan Brand and Carmelo Anthony: . . I’m not sure I quite understand how the current slogan, “DO WHATEVER IT TAKES,” ties in (I guess it’s because in this game, Melo has to literally do…

  15. Game of the Night: Dallas’ defense isn’t all that, but it’s good enough

    Nov 4, 2010, 2:24 AM EST

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    Dallas came into Wednesday night with the second best defense in the NBA. It’s true. We didn’t believe it either but they are giving up just 90 points per 100 possessions. Which is damn good. (The Heat are tops, by the way). Of course the reality was they had earned that against the Bobcats, Clippers…

  16. Bill Walton: “Carmelo does not have what it takes to be the great player”

    Oct 29, 2010, 3:56 PM EST

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    Bill Walton and top basketball statistician agree on something. Excuse me for a minute while I relocate myself to my underground bunker. New York Knicks fans are still living in the Carmelo Anthony fantasy land, picturing him and Amare Stoudemire as two-thirds of the powerhouse trio they need to return to glory in the East.…

  17. In case you thought Carmelo Anthony might change his mind… nope.

    Oct 28, 2010, 9:21 AM EST

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    There were some in the Denver front office that held out hope once Carmelo Anthony got to Denver, once he got around George Karl and his teammates things would be different. If he just sat down with management things would change. He would smile, remember how much he loves it here and decide to sign…

  18. Someone wants to stay in Denver: George Karl would like an extension

    Oct 26, 2010, 10:19 AM EST

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    George Karl doesn’t care that Carmelo Anthony’s extension sits unsigned, he wants to stay in Denver. He told FanHouse he wants a multi-year deal. “I don’t like being a businessman,” Karl said in an interview Monday with FanHouse. “But, if that’s what I have to be, I will be.” “I’m going to live in Denver…

  19. Allen Iverson to sign deal with Besiktas Cola Turka

    Oct 24, 2010, 11:12 PM EST

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    Last we heard, our dear friend Allen Iverson was negotiating a potential contract with Besiktas Cola Turka, an Istanbul-based team of the Turkish Basketball League. “Penalties” embedded in the contract were the reported hang-up between Iverson and Turka but something had to give for A.I. to play basketball in Europe next season, and give it…

  20. Stoudemire tells teammates to forget about ‘Melo

    Oct 22, 2010, 10:05 AM EST

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    Amar’e Stoudemire went Rick Pitino yesterday. He told his team that Carmelo Anthony is not walking through that door. Chris Paul is not walking through that door. He used different words, but that was the sentiment. His sentiment may or may not be true a couple months from now, but is true about the season…

  21. Target return dates for Nuggets: Birdman Dec. 1, Martin on New Years Day

    Oct 20, 2010, 8:13 AM EST

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    On the night of New Year’s day, when your hangover is finally gone and you settle in for a disappointing Fiesta Bowl featuring Oklahoma and Utah, something else may catch your attention. Kenyon Martin may be back in an NBA game. George Karl said Tuesday that he hoped to have Martin back by Jan. 1,…

  22. Doc Rivers reports he’s cancer free after surgery

    Oct 19, 2010, 11:03 PM EST

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    This is very good news, the last thing we want to see is another top coach with throat cancer. Doc Rivers returned to the Celtics practice today and said that biopsies taken during his Sunday surgery to relieve pressure on his vocal chords (that kept him out of practice Monday) came back as benign. He…

  23. Coach Jim Boeheim in lockstep with Carmelo’s PR team

    Oct 17, 2010, 12:57 AM EST

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    Coach Jim Boeheim has Melo’s back. The former Syracuse star won a national championship for his coach back in the day, and his coach is supportive of the star as rumors continue to swirl about his eventual destination. There’s a subtext in his comments that deserves consideration. Let’s go to the tape, New York Daily…

  24. Carmelo still wants to be traded… but not to Clippers or 76ers

    Oct 15, 2010, 9:37 AM EST

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    All’s quiet on the Carmelo Anthony trade front. And Anthony is not happy about that, according to a Denver Post source. You couldn’t tell it on the court — he scored 30 and was one assist shy of a triple-double against the Clippers Thursday — but he wants out. So long as out isn’t to…

  25. Nuggets hire former Golden State GM Pete D’Alessandro as consultant

    Oct 14, 2010, 6:40 PM EST

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    The Nuggets have a couple of young bucks running their front office. There is Masai Ujiri, who got hired in the general manager role this summer (even though the formal title is vice president of basketball operations, he’s still a GM). But he answers to the guy with the ultimate power, soon-to-be-owner Josh Kronke, who…

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