Monday, March 31, 2008

'Melo is the Player of the Week

(Boulder-CO) The Charlotte Bobcats’ Jason Richardson and the Denver Nuggets’ Carmelo Anthony today were named the Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, March 24, through Sunday, March 30.

Anthony led the Nuggets to a 3-0 week, averaging 26.7 points on .588 shooting, 8.7 rebounds, 6.3 assists and 2.7 steals. Anthony tallied 57 points, 17 rebounds and 14 assists in Denver’s final two games of the week in wins in a playoff positioning battle against Dallas and Golden State. The result of those wins put Denver in sole possession of a playoff spot for the first time since Feb. 22.
Here are the game-by-game perfomances for the week Carmelo is being honored for:
March 24 @ Memphis: Posted 23 points, nine rebounds, five assists and three steals in a 120-106 win over the Grizzlies.

March 27 vs. Dallas: Poured in 32 points and added 10 rebounds, eight assists and two steals in a 118-105 win over the Mavericks.

March 29 vs. Golden State: Tallied 25 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals in a 119-112 win over the Warriors.
Congratulations, Carmelo. Keep up the good work!
Go Nuggets!

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