Not surprisingly, NBA analysts nationwide have descended upon Denver to cover the Carmelo Anthony story.  And yet in the middle of all this, there are other Nuggets-related stories that need some attention.

Nuggets' Al Harrington has foot pain, but is excited for season | All Things Nuggets
The Post's Benjamin Hochman reports that Al Harrington has been suffering from plantar fasciitis in his left foot and didn't play a lot of basketball this summer.  This is good news considering we already have Kenyon Martin and Chris Andersen available to play power forward.  Oh, wait…

Chauncey Billups: I want to be with Nuggets until I’m done | All Things Nuggets
Chris Dempsey talks to Chauncey Billups about his own uncertain future in a Denver Nuggets uniform.

Denver Nuggets and Carmelo Anthony sound headed for a breakup – ESPN
Carmelo Anthony and the Nuggets do not seem to be headed in the same direction, writes J.A. Adande.

Kiszla: Carmelo Anthony-to-Jersey deal reeks – The Denver Post 
Similar to what Jeffrey Morton wrote on Sunday night, the Post's Mark Kiszla isn't buying the Melo four-team trade.

NUGGETS: Balkman trying to comprehend the loss of his friend McKinley 
Aaron Lopez writes about the long-time friendship between Nugget Renaldo Balkman and deceased Bronco Kenny McKinley dating back to their days at South Carolina.

Carmelo Anthony Denies Asking for Trade, Still Pondering Extension — NBA FanHouse 
Chris Tomasson returns from his world travels to bring us a detailed account of the Nuggets media day and the first day of training camp.  Welcome back, Chris!

Nuggets' indecision 'a huge puzzle' (UPDATE) –
BergerSphere – Ken Berger chronicles the Nuggets organization's alleged indecisiveness in regards to the Melo deal.

Nets constructing new deal for Anthony – NBA – Yahoo! Sports
Adrian Wojnaworski reports that the Nets are looking for new ways to land Carmelo Anthony.

NUGGETS: Former Nuggets guard stands tall in fight against breast cancer 
Lopez catches up with former Nugget Fatty Taylor who is battling cancer for the second time in his life.

Krieger: Carmelo Anthony holds the power regarding deals – The Denver Post 
Dave Krieger reiterates what he wrote a while back, i.e. that Anthony holds all the cards in a possible deal.  Most telling is that, according to Krieger and others, Anthony didn't participate in any of the Altitude network promos.  Uh-oh.