Charlotte 100, Denver 98

Boxscore | Recap
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 7:00 PM
Location - Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte, North Carolina
Officials - #36 David Jones, # Marat Kogut, #65 Sean Wright
Attendance - 15737

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 16 31 29 22 98
Charlotte 21 31 24 24 100

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 13-7 10-1 3-6 L1
Charlotte 8-13 5-5 3-8 W1

Recap

Stephen Jackson and D.J. Augustin combined for five 3-pointers in the fourth quarter as the host Charlotte Bobcats held off the Denver Nuggets, 100-98, on Tuesday and denied coach George Karl his 1,000th victory.

Denver's Chauncey Billups, who scored 25 points, had a chance to the game but missed a jumper with two seconds left. The Nuggets had a seven-game winning streak snapped.

Jackson had 23 points, nine rebounds and seven assists for the Bobcats (8-13), who have won three straight at home.

Augustin, who had 18 points and six assists, hit consecutive 3-pointers in the fourth quarter. The first put Charlotte ahead for good, 86-83, with 6:41 to go.

Gerald Wallace had 20 points, nine rebounds and five assists for the Bobcats, who led by 11 in the first half and nine in the third quarter before falling behind in the final period.

Carmelo Anthony had 22 points and seven rebounds for the Nuggets (13-7). Anthony is 22-of-72 from the field (30.6 percent) in his last four games.

Wallace had 17 points and five rebounds in the first half, including a 3-pointer at the buzzer to give the Bobcats a 52-47 lead.

Top Game Performances

Denver   Charlotte
Chauncey Billups 25 Scoring Stephen Jackson 23
Chauncey Billups 5 Assists Stephen Jackson 7
Carmelo Anthony 7 Rebounds Stephen Jackson 9
Chauncey Billups 11 Free Throws Made Gerald Wallace 5
Chauncey Billups 4 Steals Boris Diaw 3
Arron Afflalo 3 Blocks D.J. Augustin 1

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 98 42.5 11-27 25-32 17 31 5 11 16
Charlotte 100 50.0 9-20 13-20 22 37 5 8 18

Upcoming Games

  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against Indiana. The Bobcats have a W/L % of .143 after a win and .538 after a loss.
  • Denver will play their next game on the road against Boston . The Nuggets have a W/L % of .538 after a win and .833 after a loss.
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