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Notebook: Pistons 126, Nuggets 109


Dana Gauruder, for NBA.com
Posted Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:39 PM - Updated Sat Feb 08, 2014 11:39 PM

THE FACT: The Detroit Pistons' 126 points on Saturday were the most they scored in regulation since they defeated Denver 136-120 on March 18, 2008.

THE LEAD: Point guard Brandon Jennings scored a season-high 35 points and added 12 assists to lead the Detroit Pistons to a 126-109 victory over the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night at The Palace of Auburn Hills. Forward Josh Smith had 30 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists for Detroit, which snapped a six-game losing streak to the Nuggets. Center Andre Drummond powered for 18 points and 15 rebounds and guard Rodney Stuckey added 19 points off the bench. Guard Randy Foye had 25 for the Nuggets and forward Wilson Chandler added 20.

QUOTABLE: "This team (Denver) is a run-and-gun team. They push the ball. Make one miss and they're going to run it down your throat. It took us until about halftime to figure it out and we did a great job in the fourth quarter closing the game out." -- Drummond on the Pistons' biggest offensive night this season

THE STAT: 3. The Pistons' 21-29 record after 50 games represents a three-game improvement over the previous four seasons, when they were 18-32 each time at the 50-game mark. The last time they were above .500 after 50 games was a 27-23 record in 2008-09.

TURNING POINT: Jennings was the sparkplug during an 18-6 Pistons run in the third quarter, which gave them a 93-77 lead. He assisted on two baskets by Greg Monroe and another by swingman Kyle Singler, then contributed a two-point jumper, three free throws and a 3-pointer. Drummond added a putback dunk during that span.

HOT: Jennings and Smith were the Pistons' prized acquisitions during the offseason. Their inconsistency has plagued the Pistons for a majority of the season but they were dynamic on back-to-back nights this weekend. They combined for 49 points, 18 rebounds and 16 assists in a 111-95 win over Brooklyn on Friday and were even more explosive on Saturday. They were the first Detroit duo to have 30-point games on the same night since Stuckey (35) and Monroe (32) reached that mark against Sacramento on March 14, 2012.

NOT: The Nuggets suffered another blow to their backcourt when starting point guard Ty Lawson suffered a fractured rib during the second quarter and did not play the second half. They were already without his backup, Nate Robinson, who has a left ACL sprain, and Andre Miller, who missed the trip for personal reasons. Shooting guard Randy Foye was forced to play the point after halftime and the Nuggets made 11 turnovers.

QUOTABLE II: "Brandon has been playing like this for awhile, shooting the ball well and getting in the open court. The key to our offensive success is the way he plays and the way Josh attacks the rim. We've got to keep Brandon playing at this pace -- pick-and-rolls, making open shots, making threes. It makes us more effective when he plays like that." -- Pistons coach Maurice Cheeks on the performances of Jennings and Smith

GOOD MOVE: Cheeks shortened his rotation to seven players, even though his team was playing the second end of a back-to-back. The regulars still had plenty left in the tank physically and their offense flowed throughout the night.

BAD MOVE: Denver coach Brian Shaw said he was eager to get his club back on the court after it got blown out by the New York Knicks on Friday night. His players didn't follow his lead, as they consistently got beat in transition, giving up 28 fast-break points.

NOTABLE: Detroit is 2-0 on its current five-game homestand. ... Drummond's double-double Saturday was his Eastern Conference-leading 38th. He has the most by a Piston since Grant Hill racked up 44 during the 1995-96 season. ... Detroit's last victory over Denver was a 101-99 squeaker on Dec. 10, 2009. ... Denver center J.J. Hickson had 15 points and 16 rebounds for his 20th double-double this season. ... The Nuggets made a season-high 15 3-pointers. ... Jennings became the first Pistons player with 35 points and 12 assists since Isiah Thomas in 1988. He has a career high six 20-point, 10-assist games this season. ... Smith has six double-doubles.

UP NEXT: For the Nuggets, Monday @ Indiana, Wednesday @ Minnesota, Tuesday, Feb. 18 vs. Phoenix. For the Pistons, Monday vs. San Antonio, Wednesday vs. Cleveland, Tuesday, Feb. 18 vs. Charlotte.

DEN
DET
     
    • 46.6%

    • 51.0%

    • 45.5%

    • 40.0%

    • 54.5%

    • 78.3%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
DEN DET
Total Rebounds 47 40
Offensive Rebounds 15 13
Turnovers 20 10
Fast Break Pts: 6 28
Biggest Lead: 10 17
Points in the Paint: 32 66
DEN DET
p Foye   25 Jennings   35
rb Hickson   16 Drummond   15
a Lawson   7 Jennings   12
s 4 players   1 Smith   4
b Mozgov   2 Drummond   3
 
  • 02/08 - DEN 109 @ DET 126
  • 03/19 - DET 109 @ DEN 118
Denver Nuggets (24-25)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
W. Chandler F 32:47 6-13 6-10 2-3 -19 2 2 4 5 3 0 1 0 1 20
K. Faried F 19:30 5-7 0-0 1-3 -7 1 2 3 1 2 0 2 1 0 11
J. Hickson C 33:34 7-14 0-0 1-6 -22 7 9 16 2 2 0 5 1 1 15
R. Foye G 32:52 9-16 5-12 2-2 -20 0 5 5 3 0 0 3 1 0 25
T. Lawson G 19:21 2-7 0-1 2-2 -1 0 3 3 7 0 1 3 0 1 6
T. Mozgov   21:37 0-3 0-0 3-4 +2 0 1 1 3 3 1 1 2 0 3
E. Fournier   20:47 5-10 2-3 0-0 +1 1 2 3 0 3 0 2 0 1 12
Q. Miller   16:09 3-6 0-2 0-0 -2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
D. Arthur   21:25 2-5 0-1 0-0 -18 1 3 4 2 3 0 1 0 1 4
A. Randolph   11:54 2-5 2-4 0-0 +4 0 3 3 1 1 0 2 0 0 6
J. Hamilton   10:04 0-2 0-0 1-2 -3 2 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
A. Miller NWT - PERSONAL REASONS
N. Robinson NWT - LEFT ACL SPRAIN
Total   240 41-88 15-33 12-22   15 32 47 24 17 4 20 5 5 109
  46.6% 45.5% 54.5%   team rebs: 12 total to: 20
Detroit Pistons (21-29)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
J. Smith F 45:30 14-27 1-5 1-4 +21 3 7 10 8 3 4 4 1 1 30
G. Monroe F 30:24 6-9 0-0 2-2 -14 0 6 6 0 3 1 3 0 0 14
A. Drummond C 35:24 8-13 0-0 2-2 +22 8 7 15 2 4 2 0 3 1 18
K. Singler G 45:43 4-10 1-3 1-2 +14 1 2 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 10
B. Jennings G 40:17 11-22 6-11 7-7 +29 0 1 1 12 1 2 2 0 1 35
R. Stuckey   28:44 7-15 0-0 5-6 +7 1 3 4 3 1 0 1 0 1 19
K. Caldwell-Pope   12:21 0-2 0-1 0-0 -2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0
J. Jerebko   01:37 0-0 0-0 0-0 +8 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
C. Billups DNP - Coach's Decision
W. Bynum DNP - Coach's Decision
G. Datome DNP - Coach's Decision
C. Villanueva DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 50-98 8-20 18-23   13 27 40 28 16 11 10 5 5 126
  51.0% 40.0% 78.3%   team rebs: 11 total to: 10

inactive

  • Nuggets: Gallinari, McGee
  • Pistons: Harrellson, Mitchell, Siva

technical fouls

  • Nuggets: Mozgov
  • Pistons: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 3
  • Times Tied: 3

arena stats

  • Arena: Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI
  • Officials: #41 Ken Mauer, #11 Derrick Collins, #72 JT Orr
  • Attendance: 15870
  • Duration: 2:12
Denver Nuggets (24-25) Detroit Pistons (21-29)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Drummond vs Hickson (Faried gains possession)
Chandler 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Foye (1 AST)  11:40
[DEN 3-0]
 
  11:19 Monroe Layup Shot: Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:18  
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Chandler (1 AST)  11:08
[DEN 6-0]
 
  10:49 Drummond Layup Shot: Missed 
  10:48 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  10:47
[DET 2-6]
Drummond Tip Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Hickson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Lawson (1 AST)  10:31
[DEN 8-2]
 
  10:19 Singler Layup Shot: Missed Block: Foye (1 BLK) 
  10:19 Team Rebound 
  10:09 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:08  
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Chandler (2 AST)  10:00
[DEN 11-2]
 
  09:37 Singler 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  09:36  
Faried Foul: Offensive (1 PF)  09:28  
Faried Turnover : Foul (1 TO)  09:28  
  09:15 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:14  
Hickson Jump Shot: Missed  09:01  
  09:00 Drummond Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  08:52
[DET 4-11]
Smith Running Hook Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Chandler 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Lawson (2 AST)  08:39
[DEN 14-4]
 
  08:32 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:11 Smith Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
  08:10 Drummond Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
  08:09
[DET 6-14]
Drummond Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Lawson Reverse Layup Shot: Missed  07:46  
  07:46 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  07:40
[DET 8-14]
Jennings Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Faried Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Lawson (3 AST)  07:27
[DEN 16-8]
 
  07:27 Smith Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) 
Faried Free Throw 1 of 1 Missed  07:27  
Chandler Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  07:26  
Foye 3pt Shot: Missed  07:16  
  07:15 Drummond Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  07:04 Smith Hook Shot: Missed 
  07:02 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:2) 
  07:02 Drummond Layup Shot: Missed Block: Hickson (1 BLK) 
  07:00 Team Rebound 
  07:00 Jump Ball Drummond vs Hickson (Jennings gains possession) 
  06:54
[DET 10-16]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Smith (1 AST) 
Chandler 3pt Shot: Missed  06:35  
Hickson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:34  
Hickson Putback Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS)  06:32
[DEN 18-10]
 
  06:19
[DET 12-18]
Smith Running Hook Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Jennings (1 AST) 
Faried Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Lawson (4 AST)  06:14
[DEN 20-12]
 
  06:08 Jennings Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Lawson (1 ST) 
Foye Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  06:02  
  05:46 Singler Jump Shot: Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  05:45  
  05:35 Monroe Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Hickson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:35  
Team Rebound  05:35  
Hickson Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  05:35
[DEN 21-12]
 
  05:25 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:24  
Hickson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO)  05:19  
Faried Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  05:11  
  05:11
[DET 13-21]
Monroe Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Faried Substitution replaced by Mozgov  05:11  
Foye Substitution replaced by Fournier  05:11  
  05:11
[DET 14-21]
Monroe Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Hickson Driving Slam Dunk Shot: Made (7 PTS)  04:58
[DEN 23-14]
 
Chandler Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  04:40  
  04:40 Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  04:40 Team Rebound 
  04:40 Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  04:38  
Fournier 3pt Shot: Missed  04:23  
  04:22 Drummond Rebound (Off:3 Def:3) 
  04:14 Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) 
  04:14 Monroe Substitution replaced by Stuckey 
Chandler Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  04:06  
  03:54 Jennings Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:53 Drummond Rebound (Off:4 Def:3) 
  03:52
[DET 16-23]
Drummond Putback Dunk Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
  03:43 Jennings Foul: Personal (1 PF) 
Fournier Layup Shot: Missed  03:37  
  03:36 Team Rebound 
  03:21
[DET 18-23]
Smith Hook Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
Chandler 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Lawson (5 AST)  03:10
[DEN 26-18]
 
  02:54 Smith Hook Shot: Missed 
  02:54 Smith Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  02:53 Smith Layup Shot: Missed 
  02:52 Drummond Rebound (Off:5 Def:3) 
  02:50 Drummond Tip Shot: Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  02:48  
Chandler Jump Shot: Missed  02:41  
  02:40 Stuckey Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Chandler Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  02:36  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:36  
Chandler Substitution replaced by Q Miller  02:36  
  02:36
[DET 19-26]
Singler Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  02:36 Singler Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  02:36  
Fournier Layup Shot: Missed Block: Smith (1 BLK)  02:20  
  02:16 Drummond Rebound (Off:5 Def:4) 
  02:13
[DET 21-26]
Stuckey Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Drummond (1 AST) 
Lawson Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Smith (1 ST)  02:00  
  01:55
[DET 23-26]
Jennings Dunk Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Smith (2 AST) 
Q Miller 3pt Shot: Missed  01:36  
  01:36 Team Rebound 
Hickson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  01:32  
  01:32
[DET 24-26]
Smith Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  01:32 Singler Substitution replaced by Caldwell-Pope 
Hickson Substitution replaced by Arthur  01:32  
  01:32 Smith Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Fournier Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  01:31  
Lawson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  01:21
[DEN 28-24]
 
  01:09 Stuckey Jump Shot: Missed 
  01:08 Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  01:07
[DET 26-28]
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  00:53.8 Drummond Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Mozgov Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  00:53.8
[DEN 29-26]
 
Mozgov Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:53.8  
  00:53.6 Stuckey Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  00:48.1
[DET 28-29]
Stuckey Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Jennings (2 AST) 
Lawson Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Jennings (1 ST)  00:39.9  
  00:36.6
[DET 30-29]
Jennings Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Smith (3 AST) 
Lawson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Caldwell-Pope (1 BLK)  00:19.5  
Team Rebound  00:19.5  
Fournier Jump Shot: Missed  00:11.9  
Q Miller Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  00:10.7  
Lawson 3pt Shot: Missed  00:05.8  
  00:05.8 Team Rebound 
  00:01.8 Stuckey Running Jump Shot: Missed 
Arthur Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:00.7  
End of 1st Quarter
Denver Nuggets (24-25) Detroit Pistons (21-29)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:46
[DET 32-29]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (1 AST) 
  11:31 Monroe Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Mozgov Free Throw 1 of 2 (2 PTS)  11:31
[DEN 30-32]
 
Mozgov Free Throw 2 of 2 (3 PTS)  11:31
[DEN 31-32]
 
  11:15 Stuckey Jump Shot: Missed 
  11:15 Team Rebound 
  11:15 Jennings Substitution replaced by Singler 
  11:12
[DET 34-31]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Singler (1 AST) 
Fournier 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Lawson (6 AST)  10:52
[DEN 34-34]
 
  10:29 Monroe Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Q Miller (1 ST) 
Fournier Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  10:01
[DEN 36-34]
 
  09:42
[DET 36-36]
Monroe Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Caldwell-Pope (1 AST) 
Lawson Pullup Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:31
[DEN 38-36]
 
  09:16
[DET 38-38]
Stuckey Driving Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) 
  09:02 Caldwell-Pope Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) 
Lawson Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  09:02
[DEN 39-38]
 
  09:02 Smith Substitution replaced by Drummond 
Lawson Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  09:02
[DEN 40-38]
 
  08:47 Stuckey Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:45  
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed  08:40  
Arthur Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  08:39  
Mozgov Dunk Shot: Missed  08:32  
  08:30 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:25 Caldwell-Pope Jump Shot: Missed 
Lawson Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  08:24  
Fournier Layup Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Lawson (7 AST)  08:19
[DEN 42-38]
 
  07:55 Singler Jump Shot: Missed 
Arthur Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  07:54  
Q Miller Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS)  07:49
[DEN 44-38]
 
  07:39 Team Timeout : Regular 
Lawson Substitution replaced by Foye  07:39  
  07:26 Stuckey Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Arthur Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:24  
Arthur Jump Shot: Missed  07:14  
  07:14 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:3) 
Mozgov Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF)  07:14  
  07:13 Caldwell-Pope Substitution replaced by Jennings 
  07:03 Monroe Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Mozgov Layup Shot: Missed  06:50  
  06:49 Singler Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  06:40 Monroe Hook Shot: Missed 
Fournier Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:38  
Q Miller Layup Shot: Missed  06:32  
Team Rebound  06:32  
  06:32 Monroe Foul: Loose Ball (3 PF) 
  06:32 Monroe Substitution replaced by Smith 
Fournier Jump Shot: Missed  06:23  
  06:22 Drummond Rebound (Off:5 Def:5) 
  06:18 Stuckey Layup Shot: Missed 
  06:16 Stuckey Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
Fournier Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  06:14  
  06:14
[DET 39-44]
Stuckey Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
  06:14
[DET 40-44]
Stuckey Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Mozgov Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  05:59  
  05:59  
Mozgov Substitution replaced by Hickson  05:59  
Q Miller Substitution replaced by Chandler  05:59  
Arthur Substitution replaced by Faried  05:59  
  05:46
[DET 42-44]
Smith Running Hook Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Jennings (3 AST) 
Hickson Foul: Offensive (2 PF)  05:35  
Hickson Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  05:35  
  05:23 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
Chandler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  05:22  
Faried Layup Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Hickson (1 AST)  05:15
[DEN 46-42]
 
  05:03
[DET 44-46]
Drummond Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Smith (4 AST) 
Hickson Jump Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Faried (1 AST)  04:49
[DEN 48-44]
 
  04:42 Singler 3pt Shot: Missed 
Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:41  
Foye Pullup Jump shot: Made (8 PTS)  04:30
[DEN 50-44]
 
  04:21
[DET 46-50]
Smith Jump Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Jennings (4 AST) 
Faried Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Foye (2 AST)  04:12
[DEN 52-46]
 
  03:56
[DET 48-52]
Singler Driving Dunk Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Jennings (5 AST) 
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS)  03:43
[DEN 55-48]
 
  03:32
[DET 50-55]
Drummond Driving Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Jennings (6 AST) 
Team Timeout : Regular  03:26  
Fournier Substitution replaced by Lawson  03:26  
Foye 3pt Shot: Missed  03:14  
  03:13 Drummond Rebound (Off:5 Def:6) 
  02:54 Smith Hook Shot: Missed 
Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  02:53  
Lawson Jump Shot: Missed  02:36  
  02:35 Stuckey Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  02:29
[DET 52-55]
Singler Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Jennings (7 AST) 
  02:21 Drummond Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Hickson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  02:21  
Team Rebound  02:21  
  02:21 Stuckey Substitution replaced by Caldwell-Pope 
Hickson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  02:21  
Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  02:20  
Faried Jump Shot: Missed  02:18  
Team Rebound  02:18  
Chandler Layup Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (1 BLK)  02:13  
Chandler Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  02:10  
Chandler 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS)  02:03
[DEN 58-52]
 
  01:45
[DET 55-58]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
  01:37 Smith Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) 
Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  01:37  
Team Rebound  01:37  
  01:37 Drummond Substitution replaced by Jerebko 
Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 (9 PTS)  01:37
[DEN 59-55]
 
  01:27
[DET 57-59]
Smith Dunk Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Jennings (8 AST) 
Faried Jump Shot: Missed  01:14  
Hickson Rebound (Off:2 Def:6)  01:12  
Hickson Tip Shot: Made (11 PTS)  01:12
[DEN 61-57]
 
  01:03 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:01  
Lawson Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Smith (2 ST)  00:54.9  
  00:49.4
[DET 60-61]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Smith (5 AST) 
Hickson Jump Shot: Missed  00:30.9  
  00:29.6 Jerebko Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:26.4
[DET 63-61]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Jerebko (1 AST) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:26.4  
Lawson Substitution replaced by Fournier  00:26.4  
Chandler Jump Shot: Missed  00:03.9  
  00:02.9 Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
Fournier Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA)  00:00.9  
  00:00.9
[DET 64-61]
Jennings Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS) 
  00:00.9
[DET 65-61]
Jennings Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS) 
Chandler 3pt Shot: Missed  00:00.1  
Team Rebound  00:00.0  
End of 2nd Quarter
Denver Nuggets (24-25) Detroit Pistons (21-29)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41 Monroe Jump Shot: Missed 
Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  11:40  
Faried Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Smith (3 ST)  11:35  
Arthur Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  11:32  
  11:32
[DET 66-61]
Jennings Free Throw 1 of 2 (18 PTS) 
  11:32
[DET 67-61]
Jennings Free Throw 2 of 2 (19 PTS) 
Chandler 3pt Shot: Missed  11:19  
Hickson Rebound (Off:3 Def:6)  11:18  
Hickson Jump Shot: Missed  11:14  
  11:13 Jennings Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  11:05
[DET 70-61]
Singler 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Smith (6 AST) 
Foye 3pt Shot: Missed  10:48  
Hickson Rebound (Off:4 Def:6)  10:47  
Foye 3pt Shot: Missed  10:38  
Hickson Rebound (Off:5 Def:6)  10:37  
Hickson Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Singler (1 ST)  10:32  
  10:26 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:5 Def:7)  10:25  
Chandler 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Hickson (2 AST)  10:09
[DEN 64-70]
 
  09:50 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:5 Def:8)  09:48  
Chandler 3pt Shot: Missed  09:42  
Hickson Rebound (Off:6 Def:8)  09:41  
Faried Dunk Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Arthur (1 AST)  09:30
[DEN 66-70]
 
  09:30 Team Timeout : Regular 
  09:07
[DET 72-66]
Smith Running Hook Shot: Made (21 PTS) 
Arthur Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Chandler (3 AST)  08:47
[DEN 68-72]
 
  08:31
[DET 75-68]
Smith 3pt Shot: Made (24 PTS) Assist: Drummond (2 AST) 
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS)  08:19
[DEN 71-75]
 
  08:09
[DET 77-71]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Jennings (9 AST) 
Arthur Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (1 TO)  07:49  
  07:22 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
  07:22 Singler Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
Arthur Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  07:22  
  07:15
[DET 79-71]
Singler Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Jennings (10 AST) 
  07:00 Drummond Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Foye Free Throw 1 of 2 (15 PTS)  07:00
[DEN 72-79]
 
Foye Free Throw 2 of 2 (16 PTS)  07:00
[DEN 73-79]
 
  06:39
[DET 81-73]
Drummond Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Foye 3pt Shot: Missed  06:30  
  06:29 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:4) 
  06:23 Jennings Layup Shot: Missed Block: Faried (1 BLK) 
  06:23 Team Rebound 
  06:15 Jennings Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
Hickson Jump Shot: Missed  05:53  
  05:52 Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:2) 
  05:40
[DET 83-73]
Monroe Running Jump Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Jennings (11 AST) 
  05:18 Smith Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Hickson Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  05:18  
Team Rebound  05:18  
Faried Substitution replaced by Randolph  05:18  
Hickson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  05:18  
  05:16 Team Rebound 
  05:02
[DET 85-73]
Jennings Pullup Jump shot: Made (21 PTS) 
Randolph 3pt Shot: Missed  04:41  
  04:40 Singler Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  04:32 Drummond Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:31 Drummond Rebound (Off:6 Def:6) 
  04:23 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:23 Team Rebound 
  04:20 Singler Jump Shot: Missed 
  04:19 Drummond Rebound (Off:7 Def:6) 
  04:18
[DET 87-73]
Drummond Putback Dunk Shot: Made (14 PTS) 
Foye Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS)  04:01
[DEN 75-87]
 
Arthur Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (3 FTA)  03:47  
  03:47
[DET 88-75]
Jennings Free Throw 1 of 3 (22 PTS) 
  03:47
[DET 89-75]
Jennings Free Throw 2 of 3 (23 PTS) 
  03:47
[DET 90-75]
Jennings Free Throw 3 of 3 (24 PTS) 
  03:32 Singler Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) 
Chandler Free Throw 1 of 3 Missed  03:32  
Team Rebound  03:32  
Chandler Free Throw 2 of 3 (16 PTS)  03:32
[DEN 76-90]
 
Arthur Substitution replaced by Mozgov  03:32  
Chandler Free Throw 3 of 3 (17 PTS)  03:32
[DEN 77-90]
 
  03:20
[DET 93-77]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (27 PTS) Assist: Smith (7 AST) 
Foye Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Drummond (1 ST)  03:01  
  02:56 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
  02:55 Drummond Rebound (Off:8 Def:6) 
  02:51 Drummond Layup Shot: Missed 
Randolph Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:51  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:51  
  02:51 Monroe Substitution replaced by Stuckey 
Randolph 3pt Shot: Missed  02:40  
Team Rebound  02:40  
  02:40 Drummond Foul: Loose Ball (4 PF) 
  02:40 Drummond Substitution replaced by Monroe 
Foye Jump Shot: Made (20 PTS)  02:29
[DEN 79-93]
 
  02:05
[DET 95-79]
Smith Hook Shot: Made (26 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (2 AST) 
Hickson Jump Shot: Missed  01:46  
  01:44 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:5) 
  01:38 Smith Jump Shot: Missed 
Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  01:37  
Hickson Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Chandler (4 AST)  01:29
[DEN 81-95]
 
  01:11 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Chandler Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  01:10  
Hickson Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Mozgov (1 AST)  00:59.1
[DEN 83-95]
 
  00:41.3
[DET 97-83]
Monroe Dunk Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Jennings (12 AST) 
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (23 PTS)  00:27.5
[DEN 86-97]
 
  00:02.9 Jennings Jump Shot: Missed 
Hickson Rebound (Off:6 Def:9)  00:01.8  
End of 3rd Quarter
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Randolph Jump Shot: Missed  11:40  
  11:39 Monroe Rebound (Off:0 Def:6) 
Randolph Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA)  11:24  
  11:24
[DET 98-86]
Stuckey Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  11:24 Jennings Substitution replaced by Caldwell-Pope 
  11:24
[DET 99-86]
Stuckey Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Foye 3pt Shot: Missed  11:11  
  11:10 Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:3) 
  10:49
[DET 101-86]
Monroe Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Stuckey (3 AST) 
Randolph 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Foye (3 AST)  10:37
[DEN 89-101]
 
  10:11
[DET 103-89]
Smith Running Hook Shot: Made (28 PTS) 
Foye Substitution replaced by Hamilton  10:04  
  10:00 Caldwell-Pope Foul: Personal (2 PF) 
Fournier 3pt Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Mozgov (2 AST)  09:46
[DEN 92-103]
 
  09:31
[DET 105-92]
Stuckey Driving Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Fournier Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA)  09:31  
  09:31
[DET 106-92]
Stuckey Free Throw 1 of 1 (13 PTS) 
Q Miller 3pt Shot: Missed  09:19  
Fournier Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  09:18  
Q Miller Driving Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  09:08
[DEN 94-106]
 
  08:43 Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) 
  08:43  
Randolph 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Mozgov (3 AST)  08:32
[DEN 97-106]
 
  08:06 Caldwell-Pope 3pt Shot: Missed 
Randolph Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  08:05  
Randolph Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Smith (4 ST)  07:58  
  07:52 Stuckey Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed 
Hamilton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:50  
  07:43 Caldwell-Pope Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA) 
Hamilton Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  07:43
[DEN 98-106]
 
  07:43 Caldwell-Pope Substitution replaced by Jennings 
Hamilton Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  07:43  
  07:42 Team Rebound 
Mozgov Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF)  07:42  
  07:25 Smith Layup Shot: Missed Block: Mozgov (1 BLK) 
Mozgov Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  07:23  
Fournier Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Randolph (1 AST)  07:16
[DEN 100-106]
 
  07:14 Team Timeout : Regular 
  07:00 Monroe Turnover : Traveling (3 TO) 
Fournier Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Monroe (1 ST)  06:46  
  06:41 Jennings Layup Shot: Missed 
Randolph Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  06:40  
Randolph Turnover : Out of Bounds Lost Ball Turnover (2 TO)  06:39  
  06:39 Monroe Substitution replaced by Drummond 
  06:26
[DET 108-100]
Smith Hook Shot: Made (30 PTS) 
Fournier Turnover : Lost Ball (2 TO) Steal:Singler (2 ST)  06:16  
  06:09 Stuckey Jump Shot: Missed Block: Mozgov (2 BLK) 
Hamilton Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  06:07  
Q Miller Jump Shot: Made (6 PTS)  05:58
[DEN 102-108]
 
  05:35 Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (3 TO) Steal:Mozgov (1 ST) 
Mozgov Jump Shot: Missed  05:24  
  05:24 Drummond Rebound (Off:8 Def:7) 
Mozgov Foul: Personal (3 PF)  05:24  
Randolph Substitution replaced by Arthur  05:24  
Fournier Substitution replaced by Chandler  05:24  
  05:09
[DET 110-102]
Stuckey Jump Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Mozgov Technical  05:07  
  05:07 Stuckey Free Throw Technical Missed 
Team Rebound  05:07  
Mozgov Substitution replaced by Hickson  05:07  
Hickson Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Drummond (2 ST)  04:52  
  04:48
[DET 112-102]
Drummond Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  04:46  
Q Miller Substitution replaced by Foye  04:28  
Hickson Jump Shot: Missed  04:22  
  04:20 Smith Rebound (Off:2 Def:4) 
  04:02 Smith Turnover : Bad Pass (4 TO) Steal:Hamilton (1 ST) 
Hamilton Layup Shot: Missed  03:50  
Hickson Rebound (Off:7 Def:9)  03:49  
Hickson Turnover : Traveling (5 TO)  03:49  
  03:35 Jennings 3pt Shot: Missed 
  03:34 Smith Rebound (Off:3 Def:4) 
  03:31
[DET 114-102]
Stuckey Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) Assist: Smith (8 AST) 
Foye Jump Shot: Made (25 PTS)  03:24
[DEN 104-114]
 
Chandler Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (2 FTA)  03:06  
  03:06
[DET 115-104]
Drummond Free Throw 1 of 2 (17 PTS) 
  03:06
[DET 116-104]
Drummond Free Throw 2 of 2 (18 PTS) 
Hickson Layup Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (2 BLK)  02:49  
Hamilton Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  02:48  
Hamilton Layup Shot: Missed  02:46  
  02:45 Smith Rebound (Off:3 Def:5) 
  02:27
[DET 118-104]
Stuckey Jump Shot: Made (19 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:27  
Foye Turnover : Lost Ball (3 TO) Steal:Jennings (2 ST)  02:14  
  02:10
[DET 120-104]
Jennings Layup Shot: Made (29 PTS) 
Foye 3pt Shot: Missed  01:58  
  01:57 Smith Rebound (Off:3 Def:6) 
  01:39 Stuckey Foul: Offensive (1 PF) 
  01:39 Stuckey Turnover : Foul (1 TO) 
Arthur Jump Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Chandler (5 AST)  01:28
[DEN 106-120]
 
  01:10
[DET 123-106]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (32 PTS) 
Chandler 3pt Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Arthur (2 AST)  01:02
[DEN 109-123]
 
  00:42.2
[DET 126-109]
Jennings 3pt Shot: Made (35 PTS) 
Arthur 3pt Shot: Missed  00:30.9  
Hamilton Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  00:29.7  
Arthur Layup Shot: Missed Block: Drummond (3 BLK)  00:27.9  
  00:25.3 Smith Rebound (Off:3 Def:7) 
  00:04.8 Smith 3pt Shot: Missed 
Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  00:03.8  
End of 4th Quarter
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standings
w
l
l10
h
a
DEN
4th Northwest
36
46
4-6
22-19
14-27
DET
4th Central
29
53
3-7
17-24
12-29
 
ppg
rpg
apg
bpg
spg
DEN
Lawson 17.6
Hickson 9.2
Lawson 8.8
McGee 1.4
Lawson 1.6
DET
Smith 16.4
Drummond 13.2
Jennings 7.6
Drummond 1.6
Smith 1.4