Offday Offerings – Starring Carmelo Anthony’s Third Metacarpal

The bad news could have been worse.  Fortunately the initial diagnosis on Carmelo Anthony’s hand was accurate last night and surgery will not be required.  Although even if you get a little excited that he will only miss three to four weeks you then you get hit with the realization that he is going to […]

2008-09 Game 36: Denver Nuggets 135 – Indiana Pacers 115

Box Score | Highlights You can put all the concerns about giving up leads or the faltering defense on hold.  Carmelo Anthony likely has suffered a “nondisplaced fracture on the third right metacarpal of his right hand.”  The Nuggets will not know anything more until tomorrow, but when discussing the recovery time George Karl said, “I […]

2008-09 Game 35: Denver Nuggets 105 – New Orleans Hornets 100

Box Score | Highlights In the game preview I requested the Denver Nuggets observe December 15, 2008 night while the fans at the Pepsi Center observed 80’s night.  Well, I got what I wanted, for about 30 minutes.  Unfortunately NBA games last 48. If you ignore the flow of the game and just look at […]

2008-09 Game 34: Denver Nuggets 122 – Oklahoma City Thunder 120

Box Score | Highlights Yes, Carmelo Anthony hit an amazing last second shot and the Denver Nuggets overcame another second half double digit deficit to win on the road, but just because it was exciting does not mean it was a good win.  I do not want to see how badly they will lose tonight […]