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  1. Chauncey Billups: Anthony has not said he doesn't want to be a Nugget

    Aug 20, 2010, 3:45 PM EDT

    The buzz around the league is that Carmelo Anthony has one foot out the door in Denver, and the other foot is planted in a starters block. On the other hand, his own words came off as a man conflicted. A man who hasn’t decided what direction to go. Chauncey Billups has been talking with…

  2. Kenyon Martin is still waiting to be impressed

    Aug 20, 2010, 1:55 PM EDT

    How long can the Denver Nuggets honestly claim to be on the brink of contention? There is some room for natural improvement — having George Karl back should help, more playing time for Ty Lawson would go a long way, etc. — but this team is essentially the same as it was last year. And…

  3. Denver should be patient, not move Carmelo Anthony on August speculation

    Aug 20, 2010, 9:08 AM EDT

    You want a good reason why the Denver Nuggets should be very deliberate in it’s dealings with Carmelo Anthony? Woody Paige of the Denver Post put it clearly: In the seven years Anthony has been in Denver they averaged 48 wins a season and never missed the playoffs. The eight years before he came they…

  4. Kenyon Martin feels Carmelo's Anthony's pain

    Aug 19, 2010, 11:17 AM EDT

    While certain agents and back-room deal loves may be pushing for fast action, nothing fast is going to happen with Carmelo Anthony. Denver needs to get a general manager first. Then this GM will want to talk to ‘Melo face-to-face, Then the powers that be need decide if they are going to trade him or…

  5. Winderman: Carmelo's distasteful steps potentially good for Denver

    Aug 18, 2010, 7:47 PM EDT

    When does free agency start? By the NBA calendar, it’s July 1. By the collective-bargaining agreement, it generally is a week later, after the insipid waiting period that’s known as the signing moratorium. But have the lessons of LeBron and Bosh, as well as the ongoing saga of Carmelo, showed that free agency actually begins…

  6. Your team may have a better trade for 'Melo, but if he wants to go to New York he will

    Aug 18, 2010, 12:37 PM EDT

    It’s everybody’s favorite new game — come up with a trade for Carmelo Anthony. ‘Melo wants out of Denver and from radio talk shows in Chicago to Timberwolves message boards everybody has an offer to bring Anthony to their city. Chicago fans have a plan. So do Nets fans, Lakers fans, Magic fans and so…

  7. Report: The Knicks may have made an offer for Carmelo Anthony, but he likes Orlando, too

    Aug 17, 2010, 4:41 PM EDT

    We said this morning that Carmelo Anthony needs to make his intentions clear to Denver — sign the extension or tell them to trade him. But maybe he has, as Ken Berger suggests at CBSSports today. If he has, things are still not going to move quickly because right now Denver is without a general…

  8. Carmelo Anthony needs to figure out then announce his intentions, whatever they are

    Aug 17, 2010, 10:20 AM EDT

    This is where we have come to — the Denver Nuggets and team fans not wanting to get “LeBron’d.” It’s the result of a few factors: the free agency circus of this summer, the fact that Carmelo Anthony has not yet signed an extension with the Nuggets, and a ton of people willing to speculate.…

  9. Report: Carmelo Anthony going to leave Denver

    Aug 16, 2010, 9:57 PM EDT

    You thought I was kidding when I said Carmelo Anthony was going to be the next LeBron James. Not on the court, there James is still vastly superior (to use one stat, Anthony had an All-Star level PER of 22.2 last season, while LeBron had a League-leading 31, and the last player other than James…

  10. Coby Karl may not be done in Denver after all

    Aug 16, 2010, 9:00 AM EDT

    Coby Karl has NBA talent, but he probably hasn’t played enough games in the big leagues to be considered an NBA player. That title is reserved for those who have had more than a weekend retreat on an NBA roster, and though Karl has technically been a part of 24 NBA contests, he’s never really…

  11. Carmelo Anthony plans on taking his sweet time with extension decision

    Aug 15, 2010, 5:30 PM EDT

    Carmelo Anthony seems pretty comfortable stepping into LeBron James’ shoes. Last season, in every city he traveled to, James got the question “can you picture yourself playing in X?” He tried to shut the speculation down, he stopped talking about his contract issue, he said he had thought about playing everywhere. But every stop of…

  12. Report: Nuggets waive Coby Karl, injured Brian Butch

    Aug 15, 2010, 8:17 AM EDT

    The Nuggets reportedly made a couple of roster moves this weekend, one expected and one that is bad Karma, according to Chris Tommason at FanHouse. The Nuggets have waived Coby Karl, the son of coach George Karl. Which was both expected and a little bit sad because the younger Karl has NBA game but his…

  13. Dolphins' Brandon Marshall wants to play NBA basketball, is serious

    Aug 12, 2010, 6:20 PM EDT

    Well, this is interesting. According to ESPN.com’s Adam Schefeter, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall plans to play NBA basketball if there is an NFL lockout next season:  Dolphins wide receiver Brandon Marshall said Thursday that if NFL teams lock out the players next year, he will try out for the NBA. Marshall said he…

  14. George Karl expects son Coby to be waived by Nuggets

    Aug 11, 2010, 12:21 PM EDT

    Every Summer League we watch Coby Karl just make smart plays and knock down shots, then we wonder why he can’t stick on an NBA roster. Well, the sad trend appears ready to continue. If Karl is not waived by the Denver Nuggets by Sunday (before Aug. 15) his contract for next year becomes guaranteed…

  15. Carmelo Anthony will take Manhattan. Maybe. That or the money.

    Aug 10, 2010, 10:15 PM EDT

    Sitting in front of Carmelo Anthony is a three-year, $65 million extension to stay in Denver. But like a high school student with his algebra homework in front of him, Anthony is dreaming of a far off place. New York, according to Ken Berger of CBSSports.com. Anthony, an ideal fit for the Knicks, already has…

  16. Is Carmelo Anthony an elite player?

    Aug 5, 2010, 7:38 PM EDT

    Tom Haberstroh of ESPN.com (insider required) makes a fairly convincing case that he’s not: At first glance, Anthony seems like a member of the NBA’s elite, largely due to his scoring prowess. But a deeper look at the points column and elsewhere in his game reveals a player who lives on an undeserved reputation more…

  17. George Karl pulls the company line, says he is fine with front office changes

    Aug 4, 2010, 1:40 PM EDT

    George Karl has more important things to worry about than the Denver Nuggets front office situation. The man just returned to eating solid foods and he wants to have his cancer far enough in the rearview mirror that he can be on the Nuggets bench when the season starts. But when contacted by the Denver…

  18. Anthony eyes the door in Denver as team cleans out front office

    Aug 3, 2010, 7:07 PM EDT

    We didn’t see this coming — Denver cleaning out its front office. It comes right at the time reports are surfacing that Carmelo Anthony is leaning toward exploring his free agent options next summer, lockout and new Collective Bargaining Agreement be damned. Coincidence? Probably not. Mark Warkentien — the 2009 NBA executive of the year…

  19. George Karl plans to coach when the season starts, but no guarantees

    Jul 28, 2010, 4:58 PM EDT

    George Karl is doing well. That is really all that matters. The good news is he is feeling well enough to come back and coach next season, he told Dan Patrick on his widely syndicated radio show. But there are now guarantees. “I’ve committed but it’s not a guarantee. The doctor’s up until probably October…

  20. Denver adds depth with Anthony Carter, Shelden Williams

    Jul 14, 2010, 11:56 AM EDT

    Denver found a couple of affordable veterans to round out their bench. Anthony Carter and Sheldon Williams reached deals with the Nuggets that are expected to be signed later in the day, as first reported by John Hollinger at ESPN. Both are signing for the veteran’s minimum. Carter has been with the Nuggets the last…

  21. Al Harrington signs five year deal with Denver

    Jul 14, 2010, 8:26 AM EDT

    Denver needed Al Harrington. When next season tips off, Chris “Birdman” Anderson and Kenyon Martin will still be sidelined. They had Nene at center but needed a four. Plus Denver wanted a bigger and deeper front line to deal with the Lakers come the playoffs. So they went pretty big with Harrington — five years…

  22. Carmelo Anthony weds La La Vasquez

    Jul 11, 2010, 10:06 AM EDT

    There was most likely quite a party Saturday night in New York City, as Carmelo Anthony and long-time girlfriend La La Vasquez were married in a red-themed event, according to PEOPLE.  The event had been common knowledge and was being discussed as the reason LeBron James chose to hold “The Decision” in New York, even…

  23. Toronto signs Linas Kleiza to an offer sheet

    Jul 8, 2010, 9:20 AM EDT

    Toronto has made a move to sign the leading scorer from Olympiacos in Greece — former Nugget Linas Kleiza. Toronto has signed Kleiza to a four year, $20 million offer sheet, according to Marc Spears at Yahoo. Denver still has the rights to Kleiza and now has seven days to match that offer or lose…

  24. Carmelo isn't being traded, plus he'll sign the Denver deal. He has no real choice.

    Jul 6, 2010, 2:02 PM EDT

    Amare wants to bring Carmelo Anthony to New York. He has not signed the $65 million extension in front of him from the Nuggets because he wants more out of them — if he doesn’t get it he could be gone. No, he’s not. The Nuggets aren’t going to trade him. He can posture, but…

  25. Carmelo Anthony serious about extending deal in Denver, but wants some help first

    Jul 5, 2010, 4:51 PM EDT

    You know he is going to New York — Amare said so. Heck, Carmelo Anthony is going somewhere, right? That’s why he hasn’t signed that three-year, $65 million extension staring him in the face, right? Trade scenarios for Melo are everybody’s new favorite past time. He’s going to the Knicks, Nets, Heat, Magic, Bulls, and…

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