NBA Game Summary - Denver at Charlotte|
(Saturday, February 23rd)
Final Score: Denver 113, Charlotte 99
Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Ty Lawson had 20 points, five assists and
five rebounds in the Denver Nuggets' 113-99 victory over the Charlotte
Andre Iguodala added 13 points and 10 assists, while JaVale McGee provided 17
points, six boards and three blocks off the bench for Denver, which snapped a
four-game road losing streak.
"The guys were out there playing hard on both ends and it really showed in how
we played tonight," Nuggets head coach George Karl said.
Kemba Walker netted 24 points to lead the Bobcats, who have dropped 11 of
their last 14 contests.
"We'd turn it over and they'd get an easy basket," Dunlap said, whose team
turned it over 18 times that led to 23 Denver points.
The Nuggets led 31-29 after a quarter of play and took a 60-54 edge into the
break, but began to pull away to close the third.
Back-to-back buckets by Ramon Sessions and Jeff Taylor pulled the Bobcats
within 77-73 with less than three minutes left in the frame before Denver
outscored the hosts 6-1 to build an 83-74 advantage after three.
Corey Brewer and Kenneth Faried made layups prior to Taylor splitting a pair
from the stripe and Brewer sunk two free throws to cap the mini burst.
Wilson Chandler's layup with 10:20 left gave the Nuggets an 87-76 cushion and
Charlotte never got within single digits the rest of the way.
Denver has won four straight tilts against Charlotte ... Denver hadn't lost
five in a road away from the Pepsi Center since a six-game skid from Dec.
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