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2009-05-09 20:54:45

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. Despite his game-long shooting woes, Anthony scored 31 points with eight rebounds. Kenyon Martin scored 12 with four rebounds, and J.R. Smith...

2009-04-30 00:28:57

J.R. Smith hit two 3-pointers during a third-period run Wednesday and Denver advanced to the second round of the playoffs by downing New Orleans 107-86. The Hornets, victims of an historic and embarrassing loss in the fourth game of the opening-round series, battled Denver on even terms through more than half of the fifth game. Denver, however, ran off 14 consecutive points while holding New Orleans scoreless for more than 4 minutes of the third quarter. That led to the Nuggets winning a...

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2009-04-23 00:21:47

Chauncey Billups scored 31 points Wednesday and Denver pulled away with a huge fourth quarter to defeat New Orleans 108-93. The Nuggets opened a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series, which moves to New Orleans for the third game Saturday. Denver owned a 10-point lead to begin the fourth quarter, then went on an 18-5 run to start the period. The Nuggets made 9-of-16 tries from 3-point range and hit a higher percentage from outside the arc (56) than from inside it (48). Billups, obtained...

2009-04-08 23:29:50

Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points Wednesday and Denver rolled to its eighth straight victory -- 122-112 over Oklahoma City. Nene added 23 points and 10 rebounds, Chauncey Billups had 18 points and Linas Kleiza had 17. Denver maintained a 2 1/2-game lead at the top of the Northwest Division over Portland with three games to play. The Trail Blazers downed San Antonio earlier in the evening, a decision that allowed the Nuggets to move 2 1/2 games in front of the Spurs for the second seed in the...

2009-04-04 23:09:29

J.R. Smith scored 34 points Saturday to help the Denver Nuggets get their sixth straight victory, a 120-104 win over the Los Angeles Clippers. Carmelo Anthony added 18 point and Chris Andersen had 13 points and eight rebounds for Denver, which has won 11 of its last 12 games. The Nuggets played without forward Kenyon Martin, who suffered a rib injury in Thursday's win over Utah. Denver has clinched the Northwest Division title and is second in the Western Conference behind the Los Angeles...

2009-03-16 20:08:17

New Jersey Nets forward Sean Williams was arrested Monday on a charge of damaging property at a Denver mall. The Star-Ledger of Newark (N.J.) said Williams was involved in an incident at a cell phone store at the mall. The Nets have been made aware of a police incident this afternoon involving Nets center Sean Williams, Nets General Manager Kiki Vandeweghe said in a statement. We are currently looking into the details surrounding this incident, and since it is an ongoing police investigation,...

2009-02-11 21:23:23

Carmelo Anthony scored 29 points Wednesday and Denver put on a big run late in the second quarter en route to an 82-73 victory over Orlando. The Magic scored only 29 points in the entire first half and lost for the third time in five games. Denver improved to 4-1 on a season-long, eight-game road trip that will be interrupted by the All-Star break. Anthony made 15-of-18 shots from the foul line, helping the Nuggets win in Orlando for the first time in 17 years. Kenyon Martin added 13 points...

2009-02-10 21:39:47

Chauncey Billups, Kenyon Martin and Carmelo Anthony combined for 60 points Tuesday, carrying Denver to a 99-82 win at Miami. Billups scored a team-high 23 points and was particularly strong late, scoring 13 points in the fourth quarter. Martin had 18 points, 10 rebounds and four steals. Anthony added another 19 points and nine rebounds. Dwyane Wade scored a game-high 33 points with seven rebounds for Miami. Shawn Marion added 14 as the Heat lost for the fifth time in seven games. It was the...

2009-02-06 22:25:21

Carmelo Anthony led seven Denver players in double figures with 23 points Friday night and the Nuggets crushed Washington 124-103. Denver took a 102-70 lead into the fourth quarter and won for the seventh time in eight games. Chauncey Billups and Kenyon Martin both returned to the lineup after injuries and helped the Nuggets shoot 56 percent from the floor. Billups (ankle) and Martin (flu) both missed Wednesday's win over Oklahoma City. With the Los Angeles Clippers picking up their 11th win...

2009-02-04 00:23:01

Carmelo Anthony scored 35 points Tuesday, pacing Denver to a 104-96 win over shorthanded San Antonio. Anthony also grabbed nine rebounds. Nene logged 17 points and 11 rebounds for the Northwest Division-leading Nuggets, who have won five of six. Chauncey Billups left in the second quarter with a sprained right ankle and did not return while Kenyon Martin sat out the game with tonsillitis. Roger Mason led the Spurs with 26 points, six assists and five rebounds. San Antonio was without starters...


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  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
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