Arron Afflalo scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half, leading the Denver Nuggets to a 101-86 win over the Houston Rockets on Sunday night in the opener of a crucial home-and-home set between playoff hopefuls.
Ty Lawson scored 24 points, including four free throws in the final 17.6 seconds, to help the Denver Nuggets hold on for a 113-107 win Wednesday night over a Minnesota Timberwolves squad that was missing Kevin Love after the All-Star forward went out with a mild concussion in the first quarter.
Denver’s hopes of moving up in the Western Conference standings took another serious hit, and guard Ty Lawson is concerned the Nuggets are losing sight of the goal at hand.
Arron Afflalo had 30 points, Andre Miller scored 13 of his 15 in the fourth quarter and Denver Nuggets scored the final nine points to beat the Phoenix Suns 105-99 on Friday night.
Eric Gordon scored 15 points in his first action in three months, capping the performance with two free throws in the final seconds to lift the New Orleans Hornets to a 94-92 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night.
Ty Lawson scored 12 of his 25 points in the second half and Arron Afflalo added 22 points as the Denver Nuggets beat the short-handed Orlando Magic 104-101 Sunday night.
The high of beating the NBA’s best team didn’t last long for the Denver Nuggets. No surprise, really. That’s the way things have gone for Denver over the past three weeks.
Arron Afflalo scored 24 points for the Nuggets in their 112-95 loss to the the Dallas Mavericks on Monday night.
Arron Afflalo scored 28 points, Al Harrington had 20 and the Denver Nuggets pulled away for a 110-97 victory over the New Orleans Hornets on Friday night.
Arron Afflalo hit three free throws with 0.6 seconds left in regulation, Ty Lawson made a 3-pointer with four seconds remaining in overtime, and the Denver Nuggets rallied for a 119-116 victory over the struggling Sacramento Kings on Monday night.