Denver Nuggets F Carmelo Anthony will not play tonight or tomorrow night vs. Portland in order to rest his right elbow contusion.

For the season, Anthony is shooting 42.0% from the field and 42.9% from three-point range for 20.5 points, 7.4 rebounds, 3.4 assists and 0.96 steals per game.

With 17 wins and 10 losses, the Nuggets are tied for first in the Northwest division with the Portland Trail Blazers.

If the playoffs began today, Denver would be the 4th seed in the Western conference.