Washington 104, Denver 108

Boxscore | Recap
Friday, January 20, 2012 7:00 PM
Location - Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
Officials - #54 Nick Buchert, #71 Rodney Mott, #23 Jason Phillips
Attendance - 14866

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 27 34 25 22 108
Washington 37 26 18 23 104

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 11-5 6-2 5-3 W3
Washington 2-13 2-7 0-6 L1

Recap


Al Harrington came off the bench to score a season-high 29 points, lifting the visiting Denver Nuggers to a 108-104 victory over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.

Ty Lawson and Danilo Gallinari added 21 points apiece to help Denver win for the fifth time in six games and improve to 3-0 on its five-game road trip.

Harrington buried a season-best five 3-pointers, the last coming with 1:14 remaining to give the Nuggets a 103-98 lead. He added a dunk with seven seconds left as Denver beat Washington for the fourth straight time and ninth in the last 10 meetings.

Nick Young scored a team-high 25 points for the Wizards, which dropped to a league-worst 2-13.

Harrington scored 10 in the third quarter to help the Nuggets go ahead by as many as eight points before taking an 86-81 lead into the final 12 minutes.

Denver was without center Nene, who sat out the game with a bruised heel.

Young scored 17 first-quarter points to spark Washington to a 37-27 lead, but Lawson rallied the Nuggets by delivering 12 in the second quarter and hitting two of Denver's five 3-pointers to slice the deficit to 63-61 at halftime.

Top Game Performances

Denver   Washington
Al Harrington 29 Scoring Nick Young 25
Ty Lawson 7 Assists John Wall 10
Ty Lawson 9 Rebounds John Wall 9
Danilo Gallinari 6 Free Throws Made John Wall 5
Arron Afflalo 1 Steals Nick Young 4
Chris Andersen 2 Blocks JaVale McGee 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 108 49.4 10-21 20-30 24 46 4 6 18
Washington 104 42.1 11-26 13-17 28 40 9 11 11

Upcoming Games

  • Washington will play their next game at home against Boston. The Wizards have a W/L % of .000 after a win and .154 after a loss.
  • Denver will play their next game on the road against New York . The Nuggets have a W/L % of .727 after a win and .600 after a loss.
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