Carmelo Anthony hurt in Nuggets' win
In a game where Andre Miller and Kenyon Martin scored 20 and 19 points, Carmelo Anthony sprained his right ankle in the third quarter.Anthony hit the floor hard on a foul by Bob Sura with 2:21 left in the period and stayed down for several minutes before being helped off the floor.
X-rays were negative and Anthony is day-to-day.
The Nuggets won 82-76 and outrebounded Houston 47-37.
Houston has only been outrebounded in all but three games this season and is 1-8 when outrebounded.
Tracy McGrady and Scott Padgett had 14 points each and Yao Ming had 8 points and 6 rebounds.