New Orleans 100, Denver 105

Boxscore | Recap
Saturday, January 3, 2009 9:00 PM
Location - Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Officials - #52 Pat Fraher, #23 Jason Phillips, #15 Bennett Salvatore
Attendance - 19614

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 23 17 31 29 100
Denver 28 30 25 22 105

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 20-10 11-4 9-6 L1
Denver 23-12 12-4 11-8 W3

Recap Quick Hits

  • With this win , the Denver Nuggets have a 12-4 record at home this season. The New Orleans Hornets are 9-6 while on the road this season.
  • Denver has a streak of 3 straight up wins . The Nuggets have won 6 of their last 10 games.
  • New Orleans has a streak of 1 straight up loss The Hornets have won 7 of their last 10 games.
  • Carmelo Anthony played 39:34 minutes and scored 22 points. He shot 58.8% from the field and has averaged 24.2 points over the last five games.
  • Chris Paul played 41:51 minutes and scored 30 points. He shot 66.7 % from the field and has averaged 21.4 points over the last five games.
  • Following this game the Denver Nuggets average 103.3 points per game and hold opponents to 100.1 points per game. The New Orleans Hornets average 95.2 points per game and hold opponents to 91.4 points per game.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Denver
Chris Paul 30 Scoring Carmelo Anthony 22
Chris Paul 11 Assists Chauncey Billups 6
David West 8 Rebounds Carmelo Anthony 7
Chris Paul 6 Free Throws Made Chauncey Billups 9
Chris Paul 3 Steals Anthony Carter 3
David West 3 Blocks Chris Andersen 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 100 50.0 7-22 19-24 22 34 5 7 19
Denver 105 50.0 6-15 27-38 28 33 7 10 12

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game at home against Indiana. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .636 after a win and .750 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers . The Hornets have a W/L % of .650 after a win and .667 after a loss.
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