Denver leaves Carmelo Anthony off all-time team graphic, Portland fires back

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Carmelo Anthony is third in all-time points scored as a Denver Nugget (13,970). He is third in minutes played and sixth in games played. He was a four-time All-NBA player and three-time All-Star as a Nugget. In 2009 he led the Nuggets to the Western Conference Finals (where they fell to the eventual champions, the Shaq/Kobe Lakers).” data-reactid=”16″>Carmelo Anthony is third in all-time points scored as a Denver Nugget (13,970). He is third in minutes played and sixth in games played. He was a four-time All-NBA player and three-time All-Star as a Nugget. In 2009 he led the Nuggets to the Western Conference Finals (where they fell to the eventual champions, the Shaq/Kobe Lakers).

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Anthony is a legendary Nugget — but he didn’t make the cut for the team’s “who is your favorite Nugget of all time?” Tweet.” data-reactid=”17″>Anthony is a legendary Nugget — but he didn’t make the cut for the team’s “who is your favorite Nugget of all time?” Tweet.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Portland, Anthony’s current home and place he resurrected his career, fired back.” data-reactid=”24″>Portland, Anthony’s current home and place he resurrected his career, fired back.

Well played, Portland. Well played.

To be fair, Denver did say “your favorite Nugget,” and considering the ugly way Carmelo Anthony forced his way out of town, he is not a favorite in the Mile High city. Is he one of the best Nuggets ever? Unquestionably. But don’t confuse that with fan favorite.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Denver leaves Carmelo Anthony off all-time team graphic, Portland fires back originally appeared on NBCSports.com” data-reactid=”29″>Denver leaves Carmelo Anthony off all-time team graphic, Portland fires back originally appeared on NBCSports.com

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