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Carmelo Anthony Will Not Play Against Spurs

Denver Nuggets All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony will not play tonight against the San Antonio Spurs due to a death in his family.

In a statement posted on the Nuggets official website, Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri stated

"Our entire organization supports Carmelo during this difficult time for him and his family," Nuggets executive vice president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri said. "It is heartbreaking news, particularly during the holiday season."

There is no indication on how many games Melo will miss.