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• Carmelo Anthony scored 42 points in Denver's 119-114 loss to Boston and has passed Allen Iverson as the leading scorer in the NBA. Anthony is now averaging 31.5 points per game, while Iverson holds steady at 31.2.
'Melo scored 36 points in his last game in Boston (March 12, 2006). Only one other player over the last 12 seasons has had back-to-back games of 36 or more points in Boston: Allen ...