Denver 102, New Orleans 84

Boxscore | Recap
Sunday, November 25, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado
Officials - #11 Derrick Collins, #17 Joe Crawford, #69 Ben Taylor
Attendance - 15402

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
New Orleans 23 18 20 23 84
Denver 26 25 32 19 102

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
New Orleans 3-9 2-4 1-5 L7
Denver 8-6 4-1 4-5 W4

Recap

Nuggets 102, Hornets 84: Andre Iguodala poured in 23 points as host Denver notched its second four-game winning streak of the season and sent New Orleans to its seventh consecutive loss.

Denver's Kenneth Faried added 14 points and 12 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season. The Nuggets got 17 points and six assists from Ty Lawson. 

Brian Roberts scored a career-high 17 points off the bench to lead the Hornets. Ryan Anderson added 16 points and Robin Lopez scored 14.
  

Denver took control of this game in the third quarter. Already ahead by 10 as the second half began, the Nuggets scored 27 of the first 36 points in the third period. The Denver reserves played almost the entire fourth quarter, opening up a 29-point lead before coasting to the finish. 

New Orleans has allowed at least 100 points in each game of its current losing streak.  


GAME NOTEBOOK: New Orleans rookie F Anthony Davis missed a fourth straight game with his nagging ankle issue. ... ... Faried made all six of his field-goal attempts in the first half and finished 7-for-8. ... New Orleans F Jason Smith was questionable after getting poked in the eye during Friday's overtime loss in Phoenix, but scored six points and grabbed two rebounds in 19 minutes.

Top Game Performances

New Orleans   Denver
Brian Roberts 17 Scoring Andre Iguodala 23
Austin Rivers 6 Assists Andre Miller 7
Darius Miller 8 Rebounds Kenneth Faried 12
Brian Roberts 3 Free Throws Made Andre Iguodala 4
Robin Lopez 2 Steals Kenneth Faried 2
Robin Lopez 4 Blocks Kosta Koufos 5

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
New Orleans 84 38.8 6-13 12-20 23 40 6 6 14
Denver 102 53.3 5-13 17-21 27 41 12 9 15

Upcoming Games

  • Denver will play their next game on the road against Utah. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .857 after a win and .286 after a loss.
  • New Orleans will play their next game on the road against L.A. Clippers . The Hornets have a W/L % of .250 after a win and .250 after a loss.