The Weather Outside is Frightful
The blizzard hitting Colorado right now has helped the Nuggets.
Tonight's game with the streaking Suns has been postponed. The Suns are on a 15 game winning streak and the Nuggets have a depleted roster.
Carmelo Anthony and J.R. Smith are still serving suspensions for participating in the Mayhem at Madison Square Garden Saturday night. While Nene has served his one game suspension, Andre Miller and Joe Smith have been traded to Philadelphia and have left town. The 76ers that will replace them, Allen Iverson and Ivan McFarlin, are not in Denver.
That leaves the Nuggets with seven players to take on the hottest team in the league. When the game is rescheduled, the Nuggets will have a full roster, including the two highest scorers in league - Melo and AI - and the Nuggets second leading scorer right now - J.R. Smith.
They'll have a much better chance then than they would have had tonight.
One game might not seem like a lot, but it could be the difference between having the home court advantage in any given playoff series or not.
If the Nuggets eventually win the game, they can thank Old Man Winter. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. (That is, as long as the airport opens in time to get AI to town by Friday night when the Nuggets take on the Kings.)