Denver 120, Charlotte 80

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 9:00 PM
Location - Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #52 Pat Fraher, #63 Derek Richardson
Attendance - 14255

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Charlotte 23 23 21 13 80
Denver 31 31 29 29 120

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Charlotte 26-34 16-14 10-20 L2
Denver 36-26 26-7 10-19 W2

Recap


Wilson Chandler had 16 points, one of seven Denver players in double figures as the Nuggets rolled to a 120-80 victory over the visiting Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday.

Denver improved to 4-1 since trading Carmelo Anthony to the New York Knicks. The Nuggets (36-26) shot 60.8 percent from the field in the one-sided victory.

Matt Carroll scored 19 points for Charlotte (26-34).

Denver used a 10-2 run in the second quarter to take a 41-28 lead on Al Harrington’s basket. The Nuggets rolled off 13 consecutive points in the third quarter with Ty Lawson’s hoop making it 85-57 with 2:43 left in the period.

Chris Andersen, J.R. Smith, Lawson and Nene all scored 14 points for the Nuggets. Arron Afflalo tallied 11 points apiece and Kenyon Martin scored 10 points.

D.J. Augustin added 13 points for Charlotte, which shot just 36.7 percent.

Bobcats leading scorer Stephen Jackson had just seven points on 3-of-10 shooting.

Denver outrebounded Charlotte 49-28.

Top Game Performances

Charlotte   Denver
Matt Carroll 19 Scoring Wilson Chandler 16
Shaun Livingston 7 Assists Ty Lawson 10
Boris Diaw 6 Rebounds Kenyon Martin 8
D.J. Augustin 7 Free Throws Made Chris Andersen 6
Shaun Livingston 2 Steals Wilson Chandler 3
Eduardo Najera 1 Blocks Wilson Chandler 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Charlotte 80 36.7 4-17 18-23 20 28 1 6 13
Denver 120 60.8 8-21 22-27 34 49 5 8 16

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game on the road against Utah. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .514 after a win and .667 after a loss.
  • Charlotte will play their next game on the road against L.A. Lakers . The Bobcats have a W/L % of .385 after a win and .471 after a loss.
Advertisement