Archive for March, 2008

Kenyon Martin’s season-high 30 points lead Nuggets past Warriors, 119-112

Kenyon Martin scored a season-high 30 points and the Denver Nuggets surged past the Golden State Warriors in the wild Western Conference playoff race with a 119-112 win Saturday night. via Summit Daily News

Nene returns to court

“To see him come back, he’s a hell of a person, and to help him through this, if we can help him play this year, it will be a great story. It’ll be a great feeling. It will be a great building block for the character and chemistry of our team.”

Two and a half months ago, basketball was the last thing on Nene’s mind. Diagnosed with testicular cancer, the Denver Nuggets forward was forced to examine his priorities, and his livelihood suddenly took a … via LongmontFYI

NBA: Denver 118, Dallas 105

Carmelo Anthony rallied Denver with 32 points Thursday and the Nuggets further tightened the Western Conference race by downing Dallas 118-105. Allen Iverson contributed 31 points in helping Denver win its … via Political Gateway

Philadelphia 76ers (34-34) at Orlando Magic (45-25), 7 p.m.

The surging Philadelphia 76ers will take their momentum to the road tonight, when they pay a visit to the Orlando Magic at Amway Arena. via Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Nuggets wrap up trip at Memphis

The playoff-hopeful Denver Nuggets conclude a five-game road trip when they visit the Memphis Grizzlies tonight at FedExForum. via Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Nuggets 168, SuperSonics 116

The scoreboard at the Pepsi Center didn’t stop until the Denver Nuggets stopped shooting. via KXRM-TV Colorado Springs

Nuggets 109 Raptors 100

Allen Iverson had 36 points, Carmelo Anthony added 33 and the Denver Nuggets beat the Toronto Raptors 109-100. J.R. Smith scored 14 points and Marcus Camby had 15 rebounds for Denver, which has won 5 of 7. … via WDBJ7

Iverson, Nuggets top Nets

“We had a horrible experience with a contractor when we were looking to build our home, but luckily never signed a contract with that person. After…”

Allen Iverson and three not as well-known backups got the Denver Nuggets a much-needed win. via Middletown Times Herald Record

Nuggets’ Karl worried 50 wins may not be enough for playoffs

“We’re on the outside looking in right now”

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl said on Friday that the NBA season was out of this world even though his team and its high-powered stars Allen Iverson and Carmelo Anthony could miss out on the playoffs. via Reuters

Warriors Cruise Past Clippers

“We turned the ball over too many times and we didn’t make many free throws.”

Stephen Jackson scored 29 points to lead Golden State in a rout of the Los Angeles Clippers, 116-100, at the Staples Center. via KIRO TV

Denver’s Iverson Returns To The City Of Brotherly Love

All-Star Allen Iverson returns to Philadelphia for the first time sine being traded to Denver, as the playoff-hopeful Nuggets visit the surging Sixers tonight at the Wachovia Center. via KIRO TV

Surging Sixers ahead of schedule

“I don’t think you can ever count out a team with Allen”

Allen Iverson might expect the standing ovation that awaits him when he returns to Philly for the first time in 15 months. via CourierPostOnline

Pistons roll past Nuggets, 136-120

Richard Hamilton scored 24 points, Rasheed Wallace added 21, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Denver Nuggets 136-120 on Tuesday night. via Modesto Bee

Cold War

“I could’ve gone up to him, but I didn’t think it was appropriate at that time. I haven’t had any other way to be in his company. To me, calling him up would be infringing on his time.”

Maurice Cheeks doesn’t want it to be this way.Cheeks hasn’t spoken to Allen Iverson since prior to the Dec. via PhillyBurbs.com

NBA: Denver 137, Toronto 105

Allen Iverson and Carmelo Anthony combined for 50 points Friday in carrying Denver to a 137-105 romp over Toronto. via ArcaMax Publishing