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Davis leads Pelicans to 130-125 win over Nuggets


By PAT GRAHAM
Posted Dec 20 2015 11:49PM

DENVER (AP) Anthony Davis had quite an impressive stat line: 27 points, six rebounds, four blocked shots and, maybe the most important one of all, four IVs.

Those were vital to getting the under-the-weather forward back on the floor.

Davis left after the first quarter with an illness only to return in the fourth and lead the New Orleans Pelicans to a 130-125 win over the Denver Nuggets on Sunday night.

"I was pretty sick," Davis said.

So sick, that he didn't think he'd even play at all. He received two IVs before the game and two more after the first quarter. He was trying to rush back onto the floor, but, as he found out, IVs "don't go at a rapid speed," explained Davis, who scored 19 points in the first quarter.

"We were lucky to get him back," Pelicans coach Alvin Gentry said.

New Orleans was trailing 106-104 when Davis returned to the court with 8:20 remaining. The Pelicans went on a 19-10 run to take control of the game. Davis had two of his blocks in the final 40 seconds to help the Pelicans finish a five-game road swing with a 2-3 mark. They're now 3-13 on the road this season.

"He played great tonight. He had a great start and great finish," guard Eric Gordon said. "We didn't expect him to come (back), but he came in and made some very big plays at the end."

Left the Nuggets feeling a little ill, too.

"Embarrassing. That's what I would say. I would say it that way," Nuggets coach Michael Malone said. "You give up 130 points. You give four, 30-plus point quarters. There is no excuse."

The Pelicans had six players finish in double figures, including 21 points apiece from Tyreke Evans and Jrue Holiday.

Reserve Will Barton had a career-high 32 points for the Nuggets. He also had 10 rebounds.

Denver was up 80-77 in the third quarter when hot-shooting Danilo Gallinari turned his left ankle after stepping on the foot of Ryan Anderson. The Pelicans took advantage by going on a 14-2 run in what was a back-and-forth game.

Gallinari said after the game his ankle was all right.

"Nothing to be concerned about," said Gallinari, who had 18 points.

Two nights ago in a loss at Phoenix, Gentry was agitated with his team's lackluster play, saying, "terrible, terrible, bad effort, not playing hard, not giving a damn."

Now this was much better. Their offense was more efficient, shooting 56.4 percent. The Pelicans also bottled up the Nuggets down the stretch, too.

"I thought we did everything we needed to," Gentry said.

TIP-INS

Pelicans: Alexis Ajinca (left calf strain) didn't play. ... Evans had 10 assists.

Nuggets: Darrell Arthur left in the first quarter with right knee soreness. ... Kenneth Faried finished with 21 points and 13 rebounds. ... Rookie Emmanuel Mudiay (sprained right ankle) missed a fourth straight game. ... The Nuggets scored a season-high 74 points in the first half - a total they had for an entire game on Dec. 8 against Orlando.

FAST START

Davis had a monster first quarter in which he scored 19 of his team's 36 points. It was the highest scoring quarter of his NBA career, according to STATS. Davis' previous best was 17 on two occasions, most recently in the fourth quarter November 6 against Atlanta.

"I was just trying to score," Davis explained. "I've been struggling the past couple of games. ... Wanted to come out and play hard. Just try to be aggressive."

NUMBERS NOT EVERYTHING

Although several Nuggets posted big numbers, Malone wasn't putting much stock in it.

"Some guys think they had good games tonight, think they had good games because they put numbers up," Malone said. "Most of those guys gave up what they got. I've been in the league 15 years. I've not been a part of probably the worst defensive effort than what I saw tonight.

UP NEXT

Pelicans: host Portland on Wednesday.

Nuggets: host the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday.


Copyright 2015 by STATS LLC and Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited
NOP
DEN
     
    • 56.4%

    • 46.9%

    • 45.8%

    • 48.6%

    • 79.5%

    • 81.8%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
NOP DEN
Total Rebounds 36 39
Offensive Rebounds 7 13
Turnovers 10 5
Fast Break Pts: 4 11
Biggest Lead: 10 7
Points in the Paint: 48 54
NOP DEN
p Davis   27 Barton   32
rb Evans   8 Faried   13
a Evans   10 2 players   6
s Holiday   2 Harris   3
b Davis   4 4 players   1
 
  • 11/17 - DEN 115 @ NOP 98
  • 12/20 - NOP 130 @ DEN 125
  • 03/31 - DEN 95 @ NOP 101
New Orleans Pelicans (8-19)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
A. Gee F 16:45 2-4 0-2 0-0 +15 0 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 4
O. Asik F 17:12 2-2 0-0 1-2 +15 2 2 4 1 3 0 1 0 0 5
A. Davis C 19:43 9-12 0-0 9-9 +10 0 6 6 1 1 0 1 4 0 27
E. Gordon G 31:42 6-11 4-7 4-5 +18 1 2 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 20
T. Evans G 32:48 7-13 1-2 6-8 +13 1 7 8 10 3 1 2 1 1 21
D. Cunningham   19:04 1-2 1-2 0-0 -12 0 3 3 0 3 0 0 2 0 3
R. Anderson   31:50 6-12 2-3 2-3 +7 2 3 5 1 1 0 2 1 1 16
J. Holiday   24:44 7-13 2-5 5-8 -11 0 3 3 5 3 2 1 1 1 21
N. Cole   20:16 3-6 0-0 4-4 -11 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 10
K. Perkins   16:46 0-0 0-0 0-0 -16 1 1 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 0
I. Smith   02:38 0-0 0-0 0-0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
L. Babbitt   06:32 1-3 1-3 0-0 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
T. Douglas DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 44-78 11-24 31-39   7 29 36 24 22 4 10 11 4 130
  56.4% 45.8% 79.5%   team rebs: 12 total to: 10
Denver Nuggets (11-16)
field goalsrebounds
  pos min fgm-a 3pm-a ftm-a +/- off def tot ast pf st to bs ba pts
D. Gallinari F 22:54 3-10 1-2 11-12 +2 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 18
K. Faried F 24:14 8-14 0-1 5-7 -12 9 4 13 0 5 0 1 0 2 21
J. Lauvergne C 12:33 2-4 1-2 0-0 -16 0 2 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 5
G. Harris G 26:20 1-8 0-3 0-0 -20 1 1 2 1 2 3 0 1 1 2
J. Nelson G 36:34 6-12 3-6 0-0 -12 0 2 2 6 4 0 2 0 1 15
D. Arthur   05:40 1-1 0-0 0-0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
N. Jokic   22:53 6-8 0-1 1-2 +11 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 13
W. Barton   36:11 12-25 7-11 1-1 +7 2 8 10 6 2 0 1 0 3 32
R. Foye   21:08 6-10 5-7 0-0 +12 0 2 2 3 3 1 1 0 1 17
K. Papanikolaou   20:22 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 0
M. Miller   11:11 0-1 0-1 0-0 +5 0 1 1 2 3 1 0 1 1 0
J. Hickson DNP - Coach's Decision
J. Nurkic DNP - Coach's Decision
Total   240 45-96 17-35 18-22   13 26 39 26 25 5 5 4 11 125
  46.9% 48.6% 81.8%   team rebs: 10 total to: 6

inactive

  • Pelicans: Ajinca, Pondexter
  • Nuggets: Chandler, Mudiay

technical fouls

  • Pelicans: --
  • Nuggets: --

scoring

  • Lead Changes: 12
  • Times Tied: 8

arena stats

  • Arena: Pepsi Center, Denver, CO
  • Officials: #8 Marc Davis, #5 Kane Fitzgerald, #77 Karl Lane
  • Attendance: 13857
  • Duration: 2:19
New Orleans Pelicans (9-19) Denver Nuggets (11-17)
Start of 1st Quarter
(12:00) Jump Ball Lauvergne vs Davis (Asik gains possession)
Davis Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gordon (1 AST)  11:42
[NOP 2-0]
 
  11:20 Nelson Jump Shot: Missed 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  11:19  
Gee 3pt Shot: Missed  11:01  
  11:01 Lauvergne Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:42 Gallinari Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Evans Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:41  
  10:35 Harris Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Evans Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  10:35
[NOP 3-0]
 
Evans Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  10:35  
Evans Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  10:33  
Evans Layup Shot: Missed Block: Lauvergne (1 BLK)  10:27  
Asik Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  10:26  
  10:25 Faried Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald) 
Asik Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS)  10:25
[NOP 4-0]
 
Asik Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  10:25  
  10:24 Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  10:12 Faried Jump Shot: Missed 
  10:11 Faried Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
Gee Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  10:11  
  10:11
[DEN 1-4]
Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  10:11
[DEN 2-4]
Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
  10:02 Lauvergne Foul: Defense 3 Second (0 PF) (K Fitzgerald) 
Davis Free Throw Technical (3 PTS)  10:02
[NOP 5-2]
 
Evans Layup Shot: Missed  09:52  
Asik Rebound (Off:2 Def:0)  09:50  
Asik Tip Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS)  09:50
[NOP 7-2]
 
  09:35
[DEN 5-7]
Lauvergne 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Harris (1 AST) 
  09:23 Faried Violation:Defensive Goaltending (K Fitzgerald) 
Davis Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gordon (2 AST)  09:23
[NOP 9-5]
 
  09:13 Lauvergne 3pt Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:2 Def:1)  09:12  
  09:02 Lauvergne Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  09:02
[NOP 10-5]
 
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  09:02
[NOP 11-5]
 
  08:44 Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed 
  08:42 Faried Rebound (Off:2 Def:0) 
  08:41
[DEN 7-11]
Faried Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) 
Gee Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS)  08:24
[NOP 13-7]
 
Gee Foul: Personal (2 PF) (K Lane)  08:11  
Gee Substitution replaced by Cunningham  08:11  
  07:57 Nelson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Evans Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  07:57  
Cunningham 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Evans (1 AST)  07:48
[NOP 16-7]
 
  07:47 Team Timeout : Regular 
Asik Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald)  07:25  
  07:25
[DEN 8-16]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (1 PTS) 
  07:25
[DEN 9-16]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (2 PTS) 
Gordon Cutting Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Davis (1 AST)  07:11
[NOP 18-9]
 
Asik Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane)  07:03  
  07:03
[DEN 10-18]
Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  07:03 Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Team Rebound  07:02  
  07:02 Lauvergne Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (K Fitzgerald) 
Davis Hook Shot: Made (9 PTS)  06:48
[NOP 20-10]
 
  06:33
[DEN 12-20]
Lauvergne Driving Dunk Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Nelson (1 AST) 
Davis Jump Shot: Missed  06:13  
  06:12 Faried Rebound (Off:2 Def:1) 
Cunningham Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  06:03  
  06:03
[DEN 13-20]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (3 PTS) 
Asik Substitution replaced by Anderson  06:03  
  06:03 Faried Substitution replaced by Arthur 
  06:03 Lauvergne Substitution replaced by Jokic 
  06:03
[DEN 14-20]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (4 PTS) 
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Made (3 PTS)  05:41
[NOP 22-14]
 
  05:17
[DEN 16-22]
Jokic Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) 
Anderson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Harris (1 BLK)  05:00  
  04:59 Nelson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  04:55 Nelson 3pt Shot: Missed 
  04:54 Harris Rebound (Off:1 Def:0) 
  04:40 Harris Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  04:39  
Davis Jump Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Evans (2 AST)  04:30
[NOP 24-16]
 
  04:15 Harris Driving Layup Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  04:15  
Davis Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (13 PTS) Assist: Evans (3 AST)  04:08
[NOP 26-16]
 
Evans Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald)  03:59  
  03:59
[DEN 17-26]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS) 
  03:59 Harris Substitution replaced by Barton 
Gordon Substitution replaced by Holiday  03:59  
  03:59
[DEN 18-26]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Davis Turnover : Traveling (1 TO)  03:43  
Evans Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald)  03:27  
  03:27
[DEN 19-26]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (7 PTS) 
Evans Substitution replaced by Cole  03:27  
  03:27 Nelson Substitution replaced by Foye 
  03:27
[DEN 20-26]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS) 
Cole Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Anderson (1 AST)  03:10
[NOP 28-20]
 
Cunningham Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald)  03:01  
  03:01
[DEN 21-28]
Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
  03:01
[DEN 22-28]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS) 
Davis Jump Shot: Missed  02:49  
  02:49 Barton Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:43
[DEN 25-28]
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Barton (1 AST) 
Davis Alley Oop Dunk Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Holiday (1 AST)  02:31
[NOP 30-25]
 
  02:11
[DEN 28-30]
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Jokic (1 AST) 
Cunningham 3pt Shot: Missed  01:53  
Team Rebound  01:52  
  01:52 Jokic Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald) 
Team Timeout : Regular  01:52  
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (16 PTS)  01:52
[NOP 31-28]
 
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (17 PTS)  01:52
[NOP 32-28]
 
  01:35
[DEN 30-32]
Arthur Dunk Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (1 AST) 
Davis Floating Jump shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Cole (1 AST)  01:18
[NOP 34-30]
 
  00:55.8 Jokic 3pt Shot: Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  00:54.8  
Anderson Layup Shot: Missed  00:40.9  
  00:39.9 Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:36.8 Foye Layup Shot: Missed Block: Cunningham (1 BLK) 
  00:36.8 Team Rebound 
Davis Substitution replaced by Perkins  00:36.8  
  00:29.9 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
Anderson Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  00:29.8  
Holiday Layup Shot: Missed Block: Jokic (1 BLK)  00:23.2  
  00:23.2 Gallinari Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
Holiday Foul: Personal (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald)  00:23.2  
  00:23.2 Gallinari Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  00:23.2 Team Rebound 
  00:23.2 Arthur Substitution replaced by Papanikolaou 
  00:23.2
[DEN 31-34]
Gallinari Free Throw 2 of 2 (11 PTS) 
Cole Floating Jump shot: Made (4 PTS)  00:04.8
[NOP 36-31]
 
  00:01.1 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Holiday (1 BLK) 
  00:00.1 Barton Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
End of 1st Quarter
New Orleans Pelicans (9-19) Denver Nuggets (11-17)
Start of 2nd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41
[DEN 34-36]
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (9 PTS) 
Anderson 3pt Shot: Missed  11:30  
  11:29 Barton Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  11:20
[DEN 36-36]
Barton Running Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Foye (1 AST) 
Holiday 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS)  11:06
[NOP 39-36]
 
  10:52
[DEN 38-39]
Jokic Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS) Assist: Nelson (2 AST) 
Holiday 3pt Shot: Missed  10:40  
  10:38 Barton Rebound (Off:1 Def:3) 
  10:28
[DEN 40-39]
Jokic Floating Jump shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Barton (2 AST) 
Anderson Jump Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Holiday (2 AST)  10:17
[NOP 41-40]
 
  10:17 Papanikolaou Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (1 FTA) (K Fitzgerald) 
Cunningham Substitution replaced by Smith  10:17  
Anderson Free Throw 1 of 1 (3 PTS)  10:17
[NOP 42-40]
 
  09:57
[DEN 43-42]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Jokic (2 AST) 
  09:50 Foye Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Holiday Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  09:50
[NOP 43-43]
 
Holiday Free Throw 2 of 2 (5 PTS)  09:50
[NOP 44-43]
 
  09:35
[DEN 46-44]
Nelson 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) 
Cole Jump Shot: Missed  09:19  
  09:18 Barton Rebound (Off:1 Def:4) 
  09:10 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
Holiday Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  09:09  
  09:05 Foye Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Cole Free Throw 1 of 2 (5 PTS)  09:05
[NOP 45-46]
 
Cole Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS)  09:05
[NOP 46-46]
 
  08:44
[DEN 49-46]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (8 PTS) Assist: Papanikolaou (1 AST) 
  08:32 Papanikolaou Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
  08:32  
Anderson Free Throw 1 of 2 (4 PTS)  08:32
[NOP 47-49]
 
Anderson Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  08:32  
Perkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:0)  08:30  
Holiday Jump Shot: Missed  08:18  
Team Rebound  08:16  
Anderson Layup Shot: Missed  08:09  
Team Rebound  08:08  
Holiday Jump Shot: Made (7 PTS)  07:57
[NOP 49-49]
 
  07:39 Foye Turnover : Step Out of Bounds Turnover (1 TO) 
Smith Substitution replaced by Gordon  07:39  
Anderson 3pt Shot: Made (7 PTS) Assist: Holiday (3 AST)  07:28
[NOP 52-49]
 
Cole Foul: Personal (1 PF) (M Davis)  07:06  
Cole Substitution replaced by Evans  07:06  
  07:06 Foye Substitution replaced by Harris 
  07:06 Papanikolaou Substitution replaced by Gallinari 
  06:52 Team Turnover : Shot Clock Turnover 
  06:52 Jokic Substitution replaced by Faried 
Gordon Jump Shot: Missed  06:37  
  06:37 Barton Rebound (Off:1 Def:5) 
  06:30 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
  06:29 Faried Rebound (Off:3 Def:1) 
Holiday Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis)  06:19  
  06:19 Faried Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed 
  06:19 Team Rebound 
  06:19
[DEN 50-52]
Faried Free Throw 2 of 2 (6 PTS) 
Holiday 3pt Shot: Missed  06:04  
Anderson Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  06:03  
Anderson Layup Shot: Missed  06:02  
  06:01 Team Rebound 
  05:42
[DEN 53-52]
Gallinari 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Nelson (3 AST) 
  05:31 Barton Violation:Kicked Ball (K Lane) 
  05:31 Team Timeout : Regular 
Evans 3pt Shot: Missed  05:20  
  05:20 Nelson Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  05:04 Barton Layup Shot: Missed Block: Perkins (1 BLK) 
  05:02 Barton Rebound (Off:2 Def:5) 
  04:59 Barton Layup Shot: Missed 
  04:58 Faried Rebound (Off:4 Def:1) 
  04:57
[DEN 55-52]
Faried Putback Dunk Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Anderson Reverse Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS) Assist: Evans (4 AST)  04:45
[NOP 54-55]
 
  04:34 Gallinari Layup Shot: Missed Block: Anderson (1 BLK) 
Anderson Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  04:32  
  04:24 Nelson Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Holiday Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  04:24  
Team Rebound  04:24  
Holiday Free Throw 2 of 2 (8 PTS)  04:24
[NOP 55-55]
 
  04:00
[DEN 58-55]
Nelson 3pt Shot: Made (6 PTS) Assist: Barton (3 AST) 
Evans Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Harris (1 ST)  03:51  
  03:48
[DEN 60-55]
Barton Driving Dunk Shot: Made (10 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (2 AST) 
Holiday Foul: Shooting (3 PF) (1 FTA) (M Davis)  03:48  
Anderson Substitution replaced by Gee  03:48  
Holiday Substitution replaced by Cole  03:48  
Perkins Substitution replaced by Asik  03:48  
  03:48
[DEN 61-55]
Barton Free Throw 1 of 1 (11 PTS) 
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Asik (1 AST)  03:37
[NOP 58-61]
 
  03:20
[DEN 63-58]
Gallinari Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Barton (4 AST) 
  03:08 Barton Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (3 FTA) (K Fitzgerald) 
Gordon Free Throw 1 of 3 (6 PTS)  03:08
[NOP 59-63]
 
Gordon Free Throw 2 of 3 (7 PTS)  03:08
[NOP 60-63]
 
Gordon Free Throw 3 of 3 (8 PTS)  03:08
[NOP 61-63]
 
  02:52
[DEN 65-61]
Nelson Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Gordon Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Harris (2 ST)  02:36  
  02:28 Barton Driving Layup Shot: Missed Block: Gordon (1 BLK) 
Gordon Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  02:26  
Asik Foul: Offensive (3 PF) (K Lane)  02:17  
Asik Turnover : Offensive Foul Turnover (1 TO)  02:17  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:17  
Asik Substitution replaced by Perkins  02:16  
  01:57
[DEN 67-61]
Faried Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Gee (1 AST)  01:45
[NOP 64-67]
 
  01:25
[DEN 69-64]
Gallinari Turnaround Jump Shot: Made (18 PTS) 
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Made (5 PTS)  01:04
[NOP 66-69]
 
  00:45.7
[DEN 71-66]
Faried Layup Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Barton (5 AST) 
Cole Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (1 FTA) (K Fitzgerald)  00:45.7  
  00:45.7
[DEN 72-66]
Faried Free Throw 1 of 1 (13 PTS) 
  00:38.6 Barton Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
Gordon Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:38.6  
Team Rebound  00:38.6  
Gordon Free Throw 2 of 2 (12 PTS)  00:38.6
[NOP 67-72]
 
  00:33.7 Team Timeout : Short 
  00:25.0 Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:24.0 Faried Rebound (Off:5 Def:1) 
  00:23.0 Faried Jump Shot: Missed 
  00:22.9 Faried Rebound (Off:6 Def:1) 
  00:22.9
[DEN 74-67]
Faried Tip Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Short  00:15.7  
Perkins Substitution replaced by Anderson  00:15.7  
Evans Layup Shot: Missed  00:00.8  
  00:00.8 Harris Rebound (Off:1 Def:1) 
  00:00.2 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 2nd Quarter
New Orleans Pelicans (9-19) Denver Nuggets (11-17)
Start of 3rd QuarterBack to Top
  11:41 Gallinari 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  11:41  
  11:41 Faried Foul: Loose Ball (2 PF) (K Fitzgerald) 
Gordon Jump Shot: Missed  11:20  
Gordon Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  11:18  
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS)  11:09
[NOP 70-74]
 
  10:50 Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed 
Gee Rebound (Off:0 Def:1)  10:50  
Gee 3pt Shot: Missed  10:43  
  10:40 Lauvergne Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  10:24
[DEN 76-70]
Harris Driving Layup Shot: Made (2 PTS) Assist: Lauvergne (1 AST) 
Gee Layup Shot: Made (4 PTS)  10:05
[NOP 72-76]
 
  09:51 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  09:50  
  09:41 Harris Foul: Personal (2 PF) (M Davis) 
Evans Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  09:31  
Gordon Foul: Personal (1 PF) (K Lane)  09:18  
  09:03 Gallinari Jump Shot: Missed 
  09:02 Faried Rebound (Off:7 Def:1) 
  09:01
[DEN 78-72]
Faried Putback Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
  08:42 Nelson Foul: Shooting (2 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
Evans Free Throw 1 of 2 (6 PTS)  08:42
[NOP 73-78]
 
Evans Free Throw 2 of 2 (7 PTS)  08:42
[NOP 74-78]
 
  08:20
[DEN 80-74]
Faried Hook Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Gallinari (3 AST) 
Anderson 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) Assist: Evans (5 AST)  08:12
[NOP 77-80]
 
  08:12 Team Timeout : Regular 
  08:12 Gallinari Substitution replaced by Barton 
Gee Foul: Personal (3 PF) (M Davis)  08:02  
  07:48
[DEN 82-77]
Faried Dunk Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Nelson (4 AST) 
Asik Driving Dunk Shot: Made (5 PTS) Assist: Gordon (3 AST)  07:31
[NOP 79-82]
 
  07:19 Lauvergne Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Evans Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  07:17  
Anderson Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Harris (3 ST)  06:59  
  06:52 Harris Layup Shot: Missed 
  06:51 Faried Rebound (Off:8 Def:1) 
  06:51 Faried Tip Layup Shot: Missed 
Asik Rebound (Off:2 Def:2)  06:49  
Anderson Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Evans (6 AST)  06:39
[NOP 81-82]
 
  06:28 Faried Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Gee (1 ST) 
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Made (9 PTS)  06:17
[NOP 83-82]
 
  06:17 Team Timeout : Short 
  06:17 Faried Substitution replaced by Papanikolaou 
Team Violation : Delay Of Game (M Davis)  06:17  
  06:00 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
Evans Rebound (Off:1 Def:4)  05:59  
Gordon 3pt Shot: Made (18 PTS) Assist: Evans (7 AST)  05:48
[NOP 86-82]
 
  05:35 Harris 3pt Shot: Missed 
Anderson Rebound (Off:1 Def:3)  05:32  
Anderson Foul: Offensive (1 PF) (K Fitzgerald)  05:24  
Anderson Turnover : Foul (2 TO)  05:24  
  05:24 Lauvergne Substitution replaced by Jokic 
  05:05 Papanikolaou 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gee Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  05:04  
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Missed  04:52  
  04:51 Jokic Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  04:44 Harris Jump Shot: Missed Block: Evans (1 BLK) 
Evans Rebound (Off:1 Def:5)  04:43  
Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed  04:38  
Anderson Rebound (Off:2 Def:3)  04:37  
Evans 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS)  04:27
[NOP 89-82]
 
  04:08 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  04:08  
Asik Substitution replaced by Perkins  04:08  
Evans Substitution replaced by Holiday  04:08  
  04:08 Harris Substitution replaced by Foye 
Anderson Fadeaway Jump Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Perkins (1 AST)  03:49
[NOP 91-82]
 
  03:24 Jokic Layup Shot: Missed 
  03:23 Jokic Rebound (Off:1 Def:2) 
  03:20
[DEN 84-91]
Jokic Layup Shot: Made (8 PTS) 
Holiday Fadeaway Jump Shot: Missed  03:01  
  03:00 Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  02:53
[DEN 87-91]
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (12 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  02:52  
Gee Substitution replaced by Babbitt  02:52  
Anderson Substitution replaced by Cunningham  02:52  
Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed  02:43  
  02:43 Team Rebound 
Perkins Foul: Loose Ball (1 PF) (K Lane)  02:43  
  02:28 Nelson Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Holiday (1 ST) 
Holiday Running Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS)  02:24
[NOP 93-87]
 
  01:59
[DEN 90-93]
Foye 3pt Shot: Made (15 PTS) Assist: Nelson (5 AST) 
Holiday 3pt Shot: Missed  01:49  
  01:49 Papanikolaou Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
Cunningham Foul: Personal (3 PF) (K Lane)  01:41  
  01:41 Nelson Substitution replaced by Miller 
Perkins Foul: Personal (2 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane)  01:40  
  01:40
[DEN 91-93]
Jokic Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS) 
Gordon Substitution replaced by Cole  01:40  
  01:40 Jokic Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed 
Cunningham Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  01:39  
Holiday Jump Shot: Made (12 PTS)  01:18
[NOP 95-91]
 
  01:10 Papanikolaou Layup Shot: Missed Block: Cunningham (2 BLK) 
Perkins Rebound (Off:1 Def:1)  01:09  
Holiday Reverse Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  01:00
[NOP 97-91]
 
  00:52.5
[DEN 94-97]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (14 PTS) Assist: Foye (2 AST) 
Cole Floating Jump shot: Made (8 PTS)  00:41.7
[NOP 99-94]
 
  00:14.4 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:14.4 Team Rebound 
  00:03.9
[DEN 96-99]
Foye Driving Layup Shot: Made (17 PTS) 
Perkins Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Foye (1 ST)  00:01.8  
  00:00.5 Foye 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 3rd Quarter
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Start of 4th QuarterBack to Top
Babbitt 3pt Shot: Made (3 PTS) Assist: Holiday (4 AST)  11:44
[NOP 102-96]
 
  11:27
[DEN 98-102]
Jokic Turnaround Hook Shot: Made (11 PTS) Assist: Barton (6 AST) 
Perkins Turnover : Traveling (2 TO)  11:13  
  10:58 Foye Step Back Jump shot: Missed 
Holiday Rebound (Off:0 Def:2)  10:57  
Cole Jump Shot: Missed  10:34  
  10:33 Barton Rebound (Off:2 Def:6) 
  10:27 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  10:26  
  10:16 Jokic Foul: Personal (2 PF) (M Davis) 
Perkins Substitution replaced by Asik  10:11  
Holiday Turnover : Bad Pass (1 TO) Steal:Miller (1 ST)  10:05  
  10:00
[DEN 100-102]
Barton Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS) Assist: Miller (1 AST) 
Babbitt 3pt Shot: Missed  09:53  
  09:52 Team Rebound 
  09:31
[DEN 103-102]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) 
  09:17 Miller Foul: Shooting (1 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
Cole Free Throw 1 of 2 (9 PTS)  09:17
[NOP 103-103]
 
Holiday Substitution replaced by Evans  09:17  
Cole Free Throw 2 of 2 (10 PTS)  09:17
[NOP 104-103]
 
  08:55 Papanikolaou Floating Jump shot: Missed 
Evans Rebound (Off:1 Def:6)  08:54  
Babbitt 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Miller (1 BLK)  08:39  
  08:37 Papanikolaou Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  08:32
[DEN 106-104]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (22 PTS) Assist: Papanikolaou (2 AST) 
  08:20 Miller Foul: Personal (2 PF) (K Lane) 
  08:20  
Asik Substitution replaced by Anderson  08:20  
Babbitt Substitution replaced by Davis  08:20  
Cole Jump Shot: Missed  08:04  
  08:03 Barton Rebound (Off:2 Def:7) 
  07:50
[DEN 109-104]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (25 PTS) Assist: Foye (3 AST) 
Davis Jump Shot: Made (21 PTS) Assist: Evans (8 AST)  07:36
[NOP 106-109]
 
  07:19 Foye 3pt Shot: Missed 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  07:19  
Davis Jump Shot: Made (23 PTS) Assist: Evans (9 AST)  07:07
[NOP 108-109]
 
  06:43
[DEN 111-108]
Jokic Reverse Layup Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Davis Jump Shot: Missed  06:32  
  06:31 Foye Rebound (Off:0 Def:2) 
  06:10
[DEN 114-108]
Barton 3pt Shot: Made (28 PTS) 
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Made (14 PTS)  05:53
[NOP 110-114]
 
Davis Foul: Personal (1 PF) (K Fitzgerald)  05:42  
  05:42 Team Timeout : Regular 
Cunningham Substitution replaced by Gordon  05:42  
Cole Substitution replaced by Holiday  05:42  
  05:42 Jokic Substitution replaced by Faried 
  05:42 Foye Substitution replaced by Nelson 
  05:42 Papanikolaou Substitution replaced by Harris 
  05:32 Nelson Jump Shot: Missed 
Team Rebound  05:31  
Anderson Turnaround Hook Shot: Missed  05:08  
  05:08 Barton Rebound (Off:2 Def:8) 
  05:02 Barton Turnover : Lost Ball (1 TO) Steal:Holiday (2 ST) 
Holiday Running Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  04:56
[NOP 112-114]
 
  04:44 Nelson Turnover : Bad Pass (2 TO) Steal:Evans (1 ST) 
  04:43 Miller Foul: Personal (3 PF) (M Davis) 
Evans Driving Layup Shot: Made (16 PTS)  04:28
[NOP 114-114]
 
  04:06 Barton Jump Shot: Missed 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:4)  04:05  
Evans Layup Shot: Made (18 PTS)  03:59
[NOP 116-114]
 
  03:59 Team Timeout : Regular 
  03:59 Miller Substitution replaced by Papanikolaou 
  03:42
[DEN 116-116]
Barton Driving Layup Shot: Made (30 PTS) Assist: Nelson (6 AST) 
Gordon 3pt Shot: Missed  03:21  
  03:20 Faried Rebound (Off:8 Def:2) 
  03:09 Nelson 3pt Shot: Missed 
Gordon Rebound (Off:1 Def:2)  03:08  
Holiday 3pt Shot: Made (19 PTS) Assist: Evans (10 AST)  02:57
[NOP 119-116]
 
  02:30 Nelson Jump Shot: Missed Block: Davis (1 BLK) 
Evans Rebound (Off:1 Def:7)  02:29  
Team Timeout : Regular  02:21  
  02:21 Harris Substitution replaced by Foye 
Gordon Layup Shot: Made (20 PTS) Assist: Holiday (5 AST)  02:07
[NOP 121-116]
 
  01:49 Faried Jump Shot: Missed Block: Davis (2 BLK) 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:5)  01:48  
  01:29 Faried Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald) 
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (24 PTS)  01:29
[NOP 122-116]
 
  01:29 Papanikolaou Substitution replaced by Miller 
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (25 PTS)  01:29
[NOP 123-116]
 
  01:23
[DEN 118-123]
Nelson Driving Reverse Layup Shot: Made (10 PTS) 
Evans Jump Shot: Missed  00:59.9  
  00:58.9 Faried Rebound (Off:8 Def:3) 
  00:42.8 Barton 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:41.9 Faried Rebound (Off:9 Def:3) 
  00:39.9 Faried Layup Shot: Missed Block: Davis (3 BLK) 
Davis Rebound (Off:0 Def:6)  00:37.8  
  00:36.2 Nelson Foul: Personal Take (3 PF) (2 FTA) (M Davis) 
Evans Free Throw 1 of 2 (19 PTS)  00:36.2
[NOP 124-118]
 
Evans Free Throw 2 of 2 (20 PTS)  00:36.2
[NOP 125-118]
 
  00:36.2 Team Timeout : Regular 
  00:36.2 Team Violation : Delay Of Game (M Davis) 
Evans Foul: Personal (3 PF) (K Lane)  00:33.6  
  00:28.0
[DEN 120-125]
Barton Driving Layup Shot: Made (32 PTS) Assist: Miller (2 AST) 
  00:24.9 Foye Foul: Personal (3 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
Holiday Free Throw 1 of 2 (20 PTS)  00:24.9
[NOP 126-120]
 
Holiday Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:24.9  
  00:23.8 Miller Rebound (Off:0 Def:1) 
  00:15.8 Miller 3pt Shot: Missed Block: Davis (4 BLK) 
Holiday Rebound (Off:0 Def:3)  00:14.7  
  00:14.7 Faried Foul: Personal (4 PF) (2 FTA) (K Lane) 
Holiday Free Throw 1 of 2 Missed  00:14.7  
Team Rebound  00:14.7  
Holiday Free Throw 2 of 2 (21 PTS)  00:14.7
[NOP 127-120]
 
  00:09.0
[DEN 123-127]
Nelson 3pt Shot: Made (13 PTS) 
Team Timeout : Regular  00:09.0  
  00:09.0 Miller Substitution replaced by Harris 
  00:08.7 Faried Foul: Personal (5 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald) 
Davis Free Throw 1 of 2 (26 PTS)  00:08.7
[NOP 128-123]
 
  00:08.7 Harris Substitution replaced by Miller 
Anderson Substitution replaced by Cole  00:08.7  
Davis Free Throw 2 of 2 (27 PTS)  00:08.7
[NOP 129-123]
 
  00:03.2
[DEN 125-129]
Nelson Driving Layup Shot: Made (15 PTS) 
  00:02.2 Nelson Foul: Personal Take (4 PF) (2 FTA) (K Fitzgerald) 
Evans Free Throw 1 of 2 (21 PTS)  00:02.2
[NOP 130-125]
 
Evans Free Throw 2 of 2 Missed  00:02.2  
  00:00.9 Faried Rebound (Off:9 Def:4) 
  00:00.5 Faried 3pt Shot: Missed 
  00:00.0 Team Rebound 
End of 4th Quarter
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5th Southwest
30
52
4-6
21-20
9-32
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4th Northwest
33
49
3-7
18-23
15-26
 
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