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Melo at a loss to explain cold spell

The Nuggets star suddenly went dim in the second half of the Game 3 loss

Originally Published: May 23, 2009
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com

DENVER -- I can hear the lament of Nuggets fans: They're thinking that their team would be up 3-0 if only it could throw an inbounds pass.

But that misses the point. Although it's true that Trevor Ariza's steal was an unfortunate repeat of what happened at the end of Game 1, the Nuggets were already in dire straits -- down two points with 36 seconds left -- by the time that play happened.

The more important question is, how did they get in that predicament in the first place? ...

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