Denver 108, Brooklyn 119

Boxscore | Recap
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 7:30 PM
Location - Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York
Officials - #54 Nick Buchert, #35 Kane Fitzgerald, #48 Scott Foster
Attendance - 17251

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Denver 26 31 24 27 108
Brooklyn 23 39 33 24 119

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Denver 33-21 22-3 11-18 L3
Brooklyn 31-22 19-10 12-12 W2

Recap

Nets 119, Nuggets 108: Joe Johnson had 26 points and nine assists and C.J. Watson added 25 as host Brooklyn handed Denver its third straight loss.

Brook Lopez scored 23 points and Kris Humphries tallied 14 for the Nets, who tied a season high with 16 3-pointers and notched a season-best point total. Brooklyn played without point guard Deron Williams (inflammation in both ankles) for the second straight contest.

Ty Lawson had 26 points and nine assists and hit all five of his 3-point shots for the Nuggets. Jordan Hamilton added 15 points and JaVale McGee scored 14 for Denver, which was without starters Danilo Gallinari (sinus infection) and Andre Iguodala (ankle) for the second consecutive game.

The Nets had a five-point halftime lead but pushed the lead to 83-63 on a 3-pointer by Watson with 6:20 left in the third quarter. Johnson scored 13 points in the stanza and Brooklyn’s lead was 14 entering the final quarter.

Denver used a 12-2 burst to get within 101-96 with 8:12 remaining but Watson scored the first six points of a 14-3 run as the Nets took a 16-point lead with under four minutes remaining. Watson and Johnson each made five 3-pointers.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
The Nets posted a season-best 29 assists. … Denver scored 100 or more points for the 13th consecutive game. … Brooklyn was 9-of-14 from 3-point range in the first half en route to a 62-57 lead.

Top Game Performances

Denver   Brooklyn
Ty Lawson 26 Scoring Joe Johnson 26
Andre Miller 10 Assists Joe Johnson 9
Wilson Chandler 7 Rebounds Gerald Wallace 9
Ty Lawson 5 Free Throws Made Reggie Evans 6
Jordan Hamilton 2 Steals C.J. Watson 2
Kosta Koufos 2 Blocks Gerald Wallace 3

Team Stats Summary

Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Denver 108 53.2 12-17 12-22 25 29 5 8 14
Brooklyn 119 54.7 16-27 21-30 29 37 3 5 13

Upcoming Games

  • Brooklyn will play their next game at home against Milwaukee. The Nets have a W/L % of .633 after a win and .522 after a loss.
  • Denver will play their next game at home against Boston. The Nuggets have a W/L % of .667 after a win and .524 after a loss.