Will the Slumping Denver Nuggets Lose Kenyon Martin to Knee Surgery?

March 6th, 2010 by Rich Kurtzman Leave a reply »

For the Denver Nuggets, things have been difficult lately.

Their superstar, Carmelo Anthony, was held out of several weeks worth of contests with ankle injuries, head coach George Karl made his second stint of cancer public, and the Nuggets have struggled.

In February, Denver only went 7-5 overall. Since March began a week ago, the Nuggets are 2-1, including a dominating two game winning streak.

On Wednesday, against the surging Oklahoma City Thunder, Denver imposed their will and were up as much as 40 points (106-66) before cruising to a 119-90 victory.

Then last night, the Nuggets were again too strong, as six players scored in double digits and Denver won again 122-114.

In both games Carmelo Anthony was MVP-like, combining for 64 points, 14 rebounds, and nine assists. When the Nuggets were struggling before, it was partly due to Melo’s sad shooting on the court.

But, other factors, like the announcement Karl made about his throat and neck cancer, and injuries ha ...

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