I often wonder what opposing teams, their beat reporters and
are saying about the Celtics after playing the Celtics. Here's a dose
of 'enemy chatter' from Denver.
"In an ear-shattering falsetto that would have made even Simon Cowell
speechless, Carmelo Anthony stood at his locker and sang his best Donna
Summer: 'I work haaaaaard for the money!' Indeed, Melo put in a hard
day's work Sunday during Denver's 114-105 statement win against Boston
at the Pepsi Center. Anticipating the Celtics' smothering defense,
Anthony made 'a conscious effort' to utilize the pass, tallying a
team-high eight assists, including seven in the second half.
'Sometimes, I gotta be Batman,' Melo said with a smile. 'And sometimes,
I gotta be Robin.' "
heavyweight, 114-105 Sunday over Boston at the Pepsi Center. "We still
go out there with a chip on our shoulder. That chip is not going
Wait a minute. Who's disrespecting the Nuggets these days?
"You guys that write,'' Anthony said, referring to the media, although he didn't have any specific examples to offer.
Perhaps the Nuggets (37-19) don't feel disrespected when they face the
likes of Sacramento, Minnesota, Philadelphia, Milwaukee, Washington,
Detroit and the Clippers. They've lost a combined eight times to those losing teams.
Nice retort by Tomasson. Imagine if he had the stones to say it to Melo's face…
I like this Nuggets team. Melo is an elite player. Billups is the savvy veteran with a killer instinct. K-Mart is the tough guy. The bench has depth – Birdman, JR Smith and Ty Lawson.