Denver 123, Toronto 90

Boxscore | Recap
Monday, March 21, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Officials - #27 Dick Bavetta, #46 Matt Boland, # James Williams
Attendance - 16258

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Toronto 23 21 28 18 90
Denver 36 36 29 22 123

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Toronto 20-50 14-22 6-28 L1
Denver 42-29 28-7 14-22 W1

Recap


Ty Lawson had 23 points and eight assists, and the Denver Nuggets easily won their eighth straight game over the visiting Toronto Raptors, 123-90 on Monday.

Nene added 18 points and seven rebounds for the Nuggets (42-29), who moved to within four games of fifth-place Oklahoma City in the Western Conference and five ahead of ninth-place Houston.

The Nuggets, who led 72-44 at halftime and by as many as 40 in the fourth quarter, had seven players score in double figures as they snapped a two-game losing streak and improved to 10-4 since trading Carmelo Anthony.

J.R. Smith tied a career-high with eight assists and added 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Al Harrington had 15 points, six rebounds and six assists for the Nuggets.

Andrea Bargnani scored 20 points for Toronto (20-50), which is 6-28 on the road and has lost 15 of their last 16 outside Canada.

Top Game Performances

Toronto   Denver
Andrea Bargnani 20 Scoring Ty Lawson 23
Jerryd Bayless 9 Assists Ty Lawson 8
Alexis Ajinca 9 Rebounds J.R. Smith 10
Jerryd Bayless 5 Free Throws Made Ty Lawson 7
Jose Calderon 2 Steals Al Harrington 2
Alexis Ajinca 2 Blocks Chris Andersen 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Toronto 90 40.2 6-18 14-18 20 41 5 8 23
Denver 123 47.8 7-23 30-37 31 52 10 9 16

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game at home against San Antonio. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .537 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Toronto will play their next game on the road against Phoenix . The Raptors have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .300 after a loss.
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