TNT's Charles Barkley and Kenny Smith have been impressed by the Nuggets' playoff run so far. As Denver now waits, the TNT duo debates whether L.A. or Houston match up better with the Nuggets. Watch Now
Mavs coach Rick Carlisle discusses the season-ending loss in Game 5.
Carmelo Anthony found his touch after a slow start, but a supporting cast of Nene, J.R. Smith and Chris Andersen powered the Nuggets.
Carmelo Anthony scored 15 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, including 10 in a 16-2 spurt, to help the Nuggets drop the Mavericks in Game 2.
Carmelo Anthony (31 points) buried a 3-point basket with one second left to lift the Nuggets over the Mavs to take a commanding 3-0 series lead.
Dirk Nowitzki scored 44 points to help the Mavericks hold off the Nuggets and send the series back to Denver.
Chauncey Billups and Carmelo Anthony dominated Dallas as Denver won the series and advanced its first West finals since 1985.
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