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Denver Nuggets guard J.R. Smith must spend 30 days behind bars in New Jersey for a fatal crash and spend 500 hours with children in hospitals. Smith, 23, legally Earl J.
Denver, handicapped by Carmelo Anthony's injury and illness, relied on their role players Monday to extract a 120-101 win from the LA Lakers. While Anthony, hobbling on a bad ankle and suffering from a stomach virus, managed just 15 points on 3-for-16 shooting, Chauncey Billups and J.R.
Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups teamed for 58 points in a hot shooting performance Wednesday, giving Denver a series-ending 124-110 win over Dallas. The Nuggets won the contentious series 4-1 and advanced to the Western Conference finals, where they will meet either the Los Angeles Lakers or Houston Rockets. Los Angeles will attempt to finish off the Rockets in Houston on Thursday. Anthony scored 30 points and Billups had 11 assists to go with his 28 points.
Carmelo Anthony's 3-pointer with one second left Saturday boosted Denver to a 106-105 win over Dallas and a 3-0 lead in their Western Conference semifinal. Anthony, who sank just 9-of-24 shots, had recorded a dunk to cut Denver's deficit to 105-103 with 28.5 seconds left. Chauncey Billups led the Nuggets with 32 points, three assists and three rebounds.
Carmelo Anthony and Nene scored 25 points apiece Tuesday, boosting the Denver Nuggets to a 117-105 win over Dallas for a 2-0 lead in the Western semifinals. J.R.
Carmelo Anthony had 26 points and the Denver Nuggets beat New Orleans 121-63 Monday to take a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference quarterfinals. The 58 point difference tied the record for the largest margin of defeat in NBA playoff history, set March 19, 1956, when the Minneapolis Lakers crushed the St.
Chris Paul scored a team-high 32 points Saturday to lead New Orleans to a 95-93 win over Denver in Game 3 of their Western Conference quarterfinal. The all-star point guard added 12 assists, but his only points in the fourth period came on free throws. David West scored 19 points with nine rebounds. Rasual Butler scored 17 points, including 3-of-4 3-pointers, while James Posey scored 13 points with nine rebounds, and sank a key free throw in the final seconds. New Orleans closed its deficit...