Posted Dec 9, 2012 7:14 PM
NEW YORK (AP) -- Carmelo Anthony is back in the starting lineup after a two-game absence, starting for the New York Knicks against his former team, the Denver Nuggets.
Anthony needed stitches for a cut on the middle finger of his left hand Wednesday in a victory at Charlotte, then sat out a victory at Miami the next night and a loss to Chicago on Saturday.
Anthony is third in the NBA with 26.4 points per game. He spent the first 7 1/2 seasons of his career in Denver before telling the Nuggets he wanted out, and they dealt him to the Knicks in February 2011.
|Knicks vs. Nets|
Carmelo Anthony had a team high 19 points and 10 rebounds as the Knicks defeat the Nets 113-83.
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Blake Griffin lobs to DeAndre Jordan for the alley-oop dunk.
|Clippers vs. Grizzlies: First half|
The Grizzlies lead the Clippers 42-40 at the half.
|Defense Leads to Offense|
Quincy Pondexter picks off the pass by Chris Paul and finds Jon Leuer for the dunk.
|Stoudemire Stuffs It|
Carmelo Anthony passes to Amar'e Stoudemire who drives to the basket and Stuffs home the dunk.