Carmelo Anthony Breaks His Hand During Latest Nuggets' Win

January 2009
Just when it seemed the Denver Nuggets were unstoppable, Carmelo Anthony injured his shooting hand. X-rays show a probable fracture following the team's 24th win of the season last night, a 135-115 trouncing of Indiana, according to The Denver Post, which notes that the injury could be a "major blow for a Nuggets team that was beginning to look like a serious contender for the first time in 20 years." As for point guard Chauncey Billups, he's "just praying on it."