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Carmelo Anthony To Return After Christmas Following Death Of Sister

Art Garcia of NBA.com reports that the Denver Nuggets expect Carmelo Anthony to return to the team following Christmas. His sister, Michelle, died of a pre-existing medical condition on Wednesday.

Carmelo Anthony expected to return after Xmas following sister's death. Michelle Anthony died Tues of pre-existing medical condition.less than a minute ago via web

 

The Denver Nuggets have also issued a statement indicating that Carmelo Anthony will leave the team while he and his family deal with the passing of his sister. Michelle Anthony leaves behind four children.

Ken Berger of CBSSports.com reports that the Denver Nuggets have put a stop to any trade discussions involving Anthony out of his respect to him during this time of grieving.

SB Nation Denver offers its condolences to the Anthony family during this difficult period.