Memphis 107, Denver 108

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, December 5, 2010 8:00 PM
Location - Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Officials - #24 Mike Callahan, #53 Mark Lindsay, #40 Leon Wood
Attendance - 15017

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Memphis 16 31 30 30 107
Denver 33 29 14 32 108

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Memphis 8-13 6-5 2-8 L3
Denver 13-6 10-1 3-5 W7

Recap

Nene had a season-high 27 points and 11 rebounds and Arron Afflalo scored a season-high 25 points as the Denver Nuggets won their seventh straight game by recording a 108-107 victory over the visiting Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday.

Nene recorded his first double-double of the season, had six assists and connected on 10-of-13 shots from the field as the Nuggets improved to 13-6 on the season.

Rudy Gay scored 24 points and blocked five shots for Memphis, which lost its third in a row and fell to 8-13 on the campaign.

Afflalo made 10-of-14 shots and had three 3-point baskets.

Mike Conley had 19 points and nine assists and Zach Randolph added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Grizzlies.

Denver star Carmelo Anthony had a poor 4-of-20 shooting night and scored just 13 points.

Rookie Xavier Henry scored a season-best 17 points for Memphis.

Memphis trailed 33-16 after the first quarter but played solidly over the ensuing two quarters to take a 77-76 lead into the final quarter.

Top Game Performances

Memphis   Denver
Rudy Gay 24 Scoring Nene 27
Mike Conley 9 Assists Ty Lawson 6
Zach Randolph 12 Rebounds Nene 11
Rudy Gay 6 Free Throws Made Nene 7
Sam Young 4 Steals Chauncey Billups 3
Rudy Gay 5 Blocks Arron Afflalo 2

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Memphis 107 52.3 6-15 11-17 23 37 9 7 17
Denver 108 45.3 5-20 25-33 23 42 5 9 14

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game on the road against Charlotte. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .583 after a win and .833 after a loss.
  • Memphis will play their next game on the road against Utah . The Grizzlies have a W/L % of .444 after a win and .333 after a loss.
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