Wednesday, December 26, 2007

‘Melo Named POW

(Boulder-CO) Carmelo Anthony has been named the NBA’s Western Conference Player of the Week for the seventh time in his young career. For the week of December 17 through December 23, Carmelo average 33.7 points, 13.3 rebounds, and 1.7 assists while leading the Nuggets to a 2-1 record. ‘Melo scored a season-high 37 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds (including twelve offensive boards) in a double-OT win against the Rockets. He followed that up with a 34-point - twelve rebound effort in a loss to the Trailblazers and scored 30 points and grabbed another dozen rebounds in a Nuggets comeback victory over the Kings.

With this being his seventh such honor, Carmelo has tied the Nugget legend Alex English for the franchise record.

Way to go Carmelo!

Go Nuggets!

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