Pepsi Center Hosts 'Melo vs. Johnny in High-Scoring Affair

Ryan MaloneyContributor IINovember 29, 2009

DENVER - OCTOBER 28:  Carmelo Anthony #15 of the Denver Nuggets looks on while awaiting a free throw against the Utah Jazz during NBA action at Pepsi Center on October 28, 2009 in Denver, Colorado. The Nuggets defeated the Jazz 114-105.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)
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Only two players have been drafted in the NBA lottery out of Syracuse University over the past eight years. Those two men are going head-to-head tonight on the hardwood at the Pepsi Center in Denver, CO. Carmelo Anthonty's Denver Nuggets led Johnny Flynn's Minnesota Timberwolves 64-50 after 24 minutes of play in Sunday night's regular season match-up. The game can be viewed online by clicking here .

UPDATE: Flynn has led the Wolves on a 14-3 run to start the second half and it is now a three-point game with under eight minutes remaining in the third quarter.  Thus far, Flynn has scored 12 points and Anthony has poured in 19.

UPDATE No. 2: Make that a 21-7 run to tip off the third as the Wolves have tied the game 71-71.  They are looking to snap a 15-game losing streak after winning their season opener.

UPDATE No. 3: Break up the Timberwolves!  Minnesota snapped their 15-game losing streak with a 106-100 victory over Denver.