No ‘Melo, No Problem: Denver Nuggets hit 50 Win Mark

When the Denver Nuggets season started, most talk centered on trade rumors and speculation about how far the Nuggets might fall once they traded Carmelo Anthony.

Then the trade finally happened and an unexpected energy came surging into Denver.

A combination of relief over the end of the Melodrama and an appreciation for the fast-paced style brought by the new Nuggets created a sense of excitement throughout the Rocky Mountains.

What has to be one of the most dramatic seasons in Nuggets history hit a remarkable milestone Monday night with a 134-111 win over the Golden State Warriors.
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Denver Nuggets Still Looking Dangerous Post Carmelo Anthony

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Just in case there were any doubters out there who didn’t think the post-trade Denver Nuggets could make some noise in the playoffs, they should be convinced now. The streaking Nuggets won their sixth consecutive game Sunday afternoon. And it was the most impressive win of the season.

Heading into Los Angeles to face a Lakers team that had won nine consecutive games and were looking to track down the San Antonio Spurs for the top-seed in the Western Conference, this figured to be a good litmus test for Denver.

And the Nuggets passed that test with flying colors, beating the Lakers 95-90 and stunning the L.A. crowd.
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