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Dec 25, 2010 8:02 PM by Jordan Mason

Anthony misses 2nd game after sister's death

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Denver Nuggets star Carmelo Anthony missed his second straight game Saturday night after leaving the team to be with his family following the death of his sister.

Denver coach George Karl said before the Nuggets' Christmas Day game at Oklahoma City that he had no update on Anthony's status. Karl says he doesn't expect Anthony to return for a home game Sunday against Philadelphia.

The team said Wednesday night that Anthony's sister, Michelle Anthony, died of a pre-existing medical condition Tuesday in Baltimore. She had four children.

Anthony missed the Nuggets' game Wednesday night in San Antonio.

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