Not a tremendous amount of Nuggets related news this morning. Hope everyone enjoys their morning coffee while they take in the links.

Remember these posts are now every weekday morning to provide you with a place to post links you find and to talk about Nuggets related news on a daily basis. Hope you guys like it!

Wade, Billups named NBA Players of the Week –
A big thanks to Denver Stiffs reader SDcat09 for alerting us to this yesterday. A job well done by Chauncey Billups and a well deserved award for both he and Dwayne Wade.

Mapping the NBA’s Top Scorers: Carmelo Anthony’s Points are Worth Less than Kevin Martin’s – Tom Ziller, SB Nation
In an interesting analysis, Tom Ziller comes to the conclusion that Carmelo Anthony‘s points are inefficient and worth less than Kevin Martin‘s (Thanks for the heads up Nate).

Anthony scores 33 to lead Nuggets to 113-106 home victory over the Rockets – Benjamin Hochman, Denver Post
Game recap from Benjamin Hochman at the Post for those who can't get enough recap.

After the Buzzer: Cracks showing in Kings’ foundation – Marc J. Spears, Yahoo Sports
Buried in former Denver Post Nuggets beat writer Marc J. Spears weekend column is a little tidbit that Michael Jordan sent feelers out to Carmelo Anthony through his company (Melo endorses the Jordan brand) to see if he wouldn’t mind playing for the Charlotte Bobcats. One question … how is this not tampering?

Knicks’ Danilo Gallinari to Miss 2-3 weeks – New York Times
Of some interest to Nuggets fans, would-be tradee Danilo Gallinari sprains his knee against the Indiana Pacers and will miss 2-3 weeks.

Monta Ellis Trying to Break Warriors All Star Drought – Chris Tomasson, Fanhouse
Our buddy Chris Tomasson from Fanhouse talks about Monta Ellis‘ quest to be the first Golden State Warrior since Latrell Sprewell in 1997 (!) to make the NBA all star game. He will need to be a coaches pick to get there.


Have a great morning everyone. Go Nuggets!!