Nuggets need more from K-Mart, 'Melo

Kenyon Martin and Carmelo Anthony have lots of work to do if the Nuggets are to overcome the Spurs, writes Jerry Bembry.

Updated: May 2, 2005, 1:56 PM ET
By Jerry Bembry | ESPN The Magazine

Ask Kenyon Martin enough questions and you understand he's rarely a guy to make excuses. He knows exactly why the Denver Nuggets are trailing their opening-round series against the San Antonio Spurs 2-1 going into Monday's game in Denver.

"We didn't get the job done," Martin says. "We did everything to put ourselves in a position to win. And we just didn't do it."

Carmelo Anthony is cut from the same cloth, choosing not to blame his scoring slump – he's 6.5 points per game under ...

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