Anthony leads Nuggets from behind to beat GrizzPosted by Inside Hoops
The AP reports: The road has been unkind to the Denver Nuggets since the All-Star break, and it looked like they were headed for trouble again versus the Memphis Grizzlies. But the Nuggets turned up the defensive intensity in time, overtook the Grizzlies in the final 2:35 and defeated Memphis 111-109 on Wednesday night. “It would have been a long plane ride home thinking about this loss,” said Carmelo Anthony, who led Denver with 35 points, including the go-ahead three-point play with 33.2 remaining… The Nuggets snapped a six-game road losing streak. Chauncey Billups added 18 points and 12 assists for Denver and J.R. Smith scored 21… Rudy Gay led Memphis with 30 points. O.J. Mayo matched Warrick’s 16 points, and Mike Conley had eight points and matched his season-high with 10 assists.