It's a good bet that. . .

Saturday, February 19, 2011; 7:16 PM

l If the Denver Nuggets keep Carmelo Anthony beyond the trade deadline, he will issue a tweet about karma the next time they suffer a blowout loss.

l The Washington Wizards won't have to wait another 26 games to win a road game.

l Kevin Durant will become the youngest two-time scoring champion, but also the first to not average at least 30 points since Tracy McGrady in 2003-04.

l Los Angeles Clippers rookie Blake Griffin will shatter a backboard - when he accidentally bumps his head against the glass while catching an alley-oop.

l Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love will surpass Moses Malone's record of 44 consecutive double-doubles.

l Dwyane Wade, LeBron James and Chris Bosh will celebrate their first victory over the Boston Celtics on April 10 by ascending from a cloud of smoke and lasers and dancing to hip-hop music.

l Tim Duncan will have, by far, the worst statistical season of his career, but the San Antonio Spurs will set a new franchise record for wins.

l In a bizarre twist, Sacramento Kings rookie DeMarcus Cousins will fine his team an undisclosed amount of money for being detrimental to Cousins.

l To avoid a lockout and quash threats of contraction, NBA owners will keep current salary structure if Kobe Bryant agrees to be cloned for teams that claim significant financial losses this season.

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