Archive for December, 2007

Warriors show they are road scholars

“We just want to see if they can make those shots in our house.”

Allen Iverson challenged the Warriors after the Denver Nuggets’ victory in Oakland on Friday. via San Jose Mercury News

Duo having December to remember

“Sometimes Melo is on fire, and A.I. sees that, takes a step back and lets him play.”

Carmelo Anthony, left, and Allen Iverson The Allen Iverson-Carmelo Anthony duo is hitting its stride. via Denver Post

Sixers aiming to turn Heat down

“The main thing for us is to be playing good basketball going into that trip”

The 76ers understand what they are up against. With a six-game, 10-day Western trip beginning Friday in Sacramento, a rough road literally lies ahead. via

Nuggets Pay A Visit To Golden State

The Denver Nuggets and Golden State Warriors put their two- game winning streaks on the line, as they battle tonight at ORACLE Arena. via

NBA Player Rater: AI’s stock rising in Rockies

This week, I’m taking a look at highlights and lowlights using two different sorting methods on the player rater. via ESPN

Wednesday game report

“I think sometimes it’s the responsibility to maybe come up with a little different dynamic as far as who is on the floor when and with who.”

PLAYER OF THE GAME: Forward Carmelo Anthony scored 17 of Denver’s first 33 points and got the Nuggets pointed in the right direction early. via Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Bucks Hope to Improve Poor Road Record in Denver

The Bucks coaches probably hope Santa brought his team some good luck for road games. via WSAW

Book about UK’s heroes

“Game of My Life: Kentucky, memorable stories of Wildcats basketball.”

Ryan Clark is a former reporter and current freelancer for the Enquirer. He is a lifelong University of Kentucky fan and just finished his first book called ‘Game of My Life: Kentucky, memorable stories of … via The Cincinnati Enquirer

It’s been a good year for Iverson

“I’m comfortable here. I’m cool. We’re still growing as a team. We’re getting better.”

Allen Iverson is no longer The Man he was in Philadelphia. Carmelo Anthony holds that title in Denver. via The Summit County Journal

Blazers win 10th straight game

“I’ve never been a part of something like this (the winning streak). We’re enjoying every minute of it.”

The team gets a break before playing on national television on Christmas Day. Click here to listen to this story Click the link above for an interview from Paul Allen The Portland Trail Blazers have won 10 … via KXL-AM Portland

Celtics Spread Offense Around in Victory

Linas Kleiza recovered the ball in a scramble and hit a jumper just before the final buzzer sounded Sunday night, lifting the Denver Nuggets to a thrilling 106-105 victory over the host Sacramento Kings . via New York Times

In his hands

“When I was younger, God told me, but I wasn’t familiar with that voice”

John Salmons, having a career season for the injury-plagued Kings, is showing his teammates they can put the ball in his hands By Melody Gutierrez - [email protected] Last Updated 12:24 am PST Sunday, … via Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Nuggets’ Carter keeps on dreaming

“Anthony Carter would guard somebody 4-foot-11 to 6-foot-11″

Nuggets guard Anthony Carter discovered basketball could be his ticket off the mean streets of Atlanta. via Denver Post Economy/Real Estate

Webster fires streaking Blazers to win over Nuggets

Martell Webster scored 19 points to help Portland extend its winning streak to 10 games with a 99-96 victory over Denver on Friday. via

“ESPN - Weekend Dime: Evaluating the last five blockbusters - NBA” on

“If you want to win ballgames, you have to be able to defend the best player. I think we both took on the challenge.”

ESPN - Weekend Dime: Evaluating the last five blockbusters - NBA Quote: The one-year anniversary of Allen Iverson’s first game as a Nugget is Saturday. via