Miami vs. Denver

2013-14 Season vs. Denver
HEAT vs Denver
Nuggets vs HEAT
Mar. 14, 2014
LOSS: 111-107
The HEAT dropped their second straight game, falling 111-107 to the Denver Nuggets Friday at AmericanAirlines Arena. Ray Allen led the HEAT with a season-high 22 points while LeBron James finished with 21 points, six rebounds and six assists. Guard Dwyane Wade had 19 points, five rebounds and six assists. Chris andersen contributed with 14 points and six rebounds while Chris Bosh added 11 points and eight rebounds for Miami.
HEAT vs Denver
HEAT @ Nuggets
Dec. 30, 2013
WIN: 97-94
James celebrated his 29th birthday with 26 points and 10 assists, Chris Bosh added 17 points on 8-for-12 shooting and the Miami HEAT ended 2013 with a 97-94 win over the Denver Nuggets. Dwyane Wade had 12 points for the HEAT before sitting out the second half with back spasms and Ray Allen scored 13 points off the bench, including a big shot in the final two minutes that gave the HEAT a three-point lead. With Wade out at crunch time, Michael Beasley was on the court as Miami tried to hold on in the end. When the defense collapsed on James, he kicked it out to Beasley at the top of the circle, and the forward drained a 3-pointer to give the HEAT a 96-92 lead with 30 seconds left.

2012-13 Season vs. Denver

HEAT @ Nuggets
Nov 15, 2012
WIN: 98-93
The Miami HEAT's decade-long drought in Denver is history. LeBron James had 27 points and 12 assists, and the short-handed HEAT beat the Nuggets 98-93 Thursday night, holding on despite having played four games in five nights and missing two starters. Shane Battier added 18 points - all on 3-pointers - in the Heat's first win at Denver since Jan. 29, 2002, a streak of 10 straight losses. The HEAT nearly blew a 19-point second-half lead but held on despite being without Dwyane Wade (foot) and Mario Chalmers, who went to the bench after just 7 1/2 minutes with a strained right triceps.

Nuggets vs HEAT
Nov 3, 2012
WIN: 116-119
The Miami HEAT defeated the Denver Nuggets 119-116 Saturday at AmericanAirlines Arena. Center Chris Bosh scored a game-high 40 points, but it was a jumpshot by Ray Allen with 6.7 seconds left that propelled the HEAT to victory. With the HEAT trailing by one, Allen made a 3-pointer from the corner and was fouled by Nuggets guard Corey Brewer. Allen made the free throw to complete the four-point play and put the HEAT ahead by three. Dwyane Wade finished with 14 points on 5-of-12 shooting.

2011-12 Season vs. Denver

HEAT @ Nuggets
Jan 13, 2012
LOSS: 117-104
In a matchup of the two highest-scoring teams in the NBA, the HEAT closed out their five-game road trip Friday night with a 117-104 loss to the Nuggets. LeBron James scored a game-high 35 points for the HEAT. Dwyane Wade left the game in the fourth quarter with a right ankle injury.

2010-11 Season vs. Denver

Nuggets vs. HEAT
March 19, 2010
WIN: 103-98
LeBron James' 33 points and six rebounds led the HEAT to a 103-98 home victory over the Nuggets on Saturday. Chris Bosh secured his fifth straight double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds. Dwyane Wade scored 32 while Mike Bibby provided 14 off the bench. The HEAT have won five of their last six games.

HEAT @ Nuggets
Jan. 13, 2010
LOSS: 130-102
Playing without LeBron James, the HEAT struggled and fell to the Denver Nuggets 130-102 on the road Thursday night. Chris Bosh scored 24 points. Dwyane Wade added 16 in the effort. The HEAT visits Chicago next to face the Bulls on Saturday night.

2009-10 Season vs. Denver

HEAT @ Nuggets
Dec. 4, 2009
LOSS: 114-96
Dwyane Wade finished with 25 points and 10 rebounds but it wasn't enough to overcome a balanced attack from the Nuggets as the Heat fell 114-96 Thursday night in Denver. Michael Beasley added 17 points for Miami in the loss.

Nuggets @ HEAT
Nov. 6, 2009
WIN: 96-88
Mario Chalmers (16 points) and Jermaine O'Neal (18 points) combined for 34 points as the HEAT took down the undefeated Nuggets, 96-88, at home on Friday night. Five players scored double-digit points including Dwyane Wade, who put up 22 points and dished out five assists.

2008-09 Season vs. Denver

Nuggets @ HEAT
February 10, 2009
LOSS: 99-82
Dwyane Wade scored 33 points, but the HEAT lost 99-82 Tuesday to the visiting Nuggets. Shawn Marion added 14 points, Mario Chalmers had 10 and Joel Anthony blocked five shots for Miami.

2007-08 Season vs. Denver

HEAT vs. Nuggets
Feb. 12, 2008
LOSS: 114-113
Dwyane Wade led with 29 points and 10 assists, but the HEAT came up a little short in overtime in Tuesday's 114-113 home loss to the Nuggets. Shawn Marion posted 23 points and 18 rebounds and Dorell Wright had 19 points. Mark Blount had 18 points, including a jumper with 17.5 seconds left in regulation that forced OT. He also had 13 rebounds.

HEAT @ Nuggets
December 2, 2008
LOSS: 115-89
The HEAT trailed by 17 at the half and couldn't recover in Sunday's 115-89 loss at Denver. Dwyane Wade paced Miami with 13 points, while Ricky Davis and Daequan Cook added 11 apiece.

2006-07 Season vs. Denver

HEAT @ Nuggets
December 8, 2006
LOSS: 123-107
Miami got off to a slow start and never recovered, falling 123-107 in Denver on Friday. Dwyane Wade paced the HEAT with 21 points and 14 assists, while Udonis Haslem added 21 points. Jason Kapono registered a season-high 19 points for Miami, which hosts the Toronto Raptors on Monday.

HEAT vs. Nuggets
November 14, 2006
LOSS: 112-105
The HEAT were outscored by eight points in the fourth quarter en route to a 112-105 loss to the Nuggets on Tuesday. Dwyane Wade paced Miami with 37 points. Shaquille O'Neal did not play due to a hyperextended left knee.

2005-06 Season vs. Denver

HEAT vs. Nuggets
December 9, 2005
LOSS: 100-92
The HEAT led by four points with just over two minutes remaining Friday, but the Nuggets finished the game on a 12-0 run and Miami lost 100-92. Dwyane Wade scored a season-high 37 points and had 10 boards. Alonzo Mourning was ejected from the game after receiving his second technical foul early in the third quarter. The HEAT have dropped four straight, but hope to get Shaquille O'Neal back on the floor on Sunday when they host the Wizards.

HEAT @ Nuggets
December 3, 2005
LOSS: 101-99
Dwyane Wade scored 32 points, but the HEAT stumbled in the closing seconds of Saturday night's 101-99 loss in Denver. Antoine Walker added 20 points off the bench for Miami, which had its three-game winning streak snapped.

2004-05 Season vs. Denver

HEAT @ Nuggets
December 17, 2004
WIN: 107-100
The HEAT recorded their seventh straight with a 107-100 win against the visiting Denver Nuggets. Miami held a 57-46 lead at the break while shooting 57 percent from the field. Miami would maintain the lead throughout the second half by outscoring Denver 58-40 in the paint. Dwyane Wade scored a game-high 25 points going 9-of-17 from the field while also grabbing five rebounds, dishing out four assists, blocking two shots and recording one steal. Shaquille O'Neal was a force in the paint posting 20 points, handing out seven assists and grabbing a game-high 11 boards. Eddie Jones continued his good play with 16 points on 7-of-13 from the field while grabbing seven boards and blocking two shots. Christian Laettner had a strong performance off the HEAT bench recording 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field. The win improved Miami's Eastern Conference's best record to 18-7.

HEAT @ Nuggets
November 4, 2004
LOSS: 104-95
Damon Jones' bucket with 5:34 to go cut the gap to five, but Miami got no closer in a 104-95 loss at Denver on Saturday. Dwyane Wade tallied a team-high 26 points, Udonis Haslem notched 14 and Eddie Jones had 13.

2003-04 Season vs. Denver

HEAT @ Nuggets
February 21, 2004
WIN: 97-81
Getting a blowout win in the front end of back-to-back games proved beneficial for the Miami HEAT. Rookie Dwyane Wade scored 28 points and Lamar Odom added 21 as the Heat extended their winning streak to four games with a 97-81 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Denver took a 45-40 lead into the locker room but appeared to tire in the third quarter. The HEAT began to run as Wade and Odom scored several easy baskets during a 23-8 spurt that opened a 70-60 advantage with 3:10 to go in the period. In his first meeting with Carmelo Anthony, Wade outplayed the rookie forward. Wade made 13-of-24 shots while Anthony was just 3-of-16.

HEAT @ Nuggets
January 18th, 2004
LOSS: 88-80
Carmelo Anthony and the Denver Nuggets held off the Miami HEAT on Sunday, posting an 88-80 victory at the Pepsi Center. Anthony led all scorers in the game with 31 points on 12-of-17 shooting from the field, while former HEAT guard and current Nuggets standout Voshon Lenard chipped in with 18 points. Second year forward Nene scored 17 points and Rodney White netted 10 points off the bench to pace all the double-figure scorers for Denver. The Nuggets led from start to finish and held off a late HEAT rally to secure its 24th win of the season. Miami closed to within six points (86-80) in the closing minutes of the game, but could not manage to score another field goal in the final 1:36 to go in the fourth quarter. The HEAT trailed by as many as 17 points in the game and by 14 points late in the final period at 80-66 with the 5:38 mark. Lamar Odom led the HEAT in scoring with 26 points, despite shooting 9-of-21 from the field. Eddie Jones and Caron Butler each scored 12 points in the game followed by 11 points from Rafer Alston.

2002-03 Season vs. Denver

HEAT vs. Nuggets
Mar. 8th, 2003
Denver placed five players in double-figures on Saturday, including 19 points from Junior Harrington, as the Nuggets defeated the HEAT 98-92. Nene Hilario (16 points), Juwan Howard (12 points), Shammond Williams (11 points) and Predrag Savovic (10 points) rounded out the double-figure scorers for the Nuggets. Saturday's win was also the first for Denver at AmercianAirlines Arena, where they are now 1-3. Only the Golden State Warriors (0-4) have never won a game at the arena. Denver shot a sizzling 50 percent from the field on 38-of-76 shot attempts. Miami was led in scoring by Rasual Butler, who recorded his second consecutive 20-plus points game with 22. Mike James scored 14 points off the bench, while Brian Grant recorded his sixth consecutive double-double with 16 points and 16 rebounds. Caron Butler and Malik Allen each chipped in with 11 points.

HEAT @ Nuggets
Jan. 8th, 2003
Despite 20 points from rookie Caron Butler, the HEAT dropped its fourth consecutive game, falling to the Denver Nuggets 86-76 at the Pepsi Center. Butler connected on 7-of-16 from the field and 6-of-6 from the free-throw line. He also recorded a career and season high seven steals. Denver, who is coached by former HEAT assistant Jeff Bzdelick, were led by Juwan Howard's 28 points and 12 rebounds. The Nuggets shot 50 percent from the field on 34-of-67 shot attempts. Denver also outrebounded Miami 38-28. Playing its third game without leading scorer Eddie Jones and fourth without Travis Best, both out with ankle sprains, Miami failed to reach 80 points for the 11 time this season. HEAT back-up point guard Anthony Carter recorded the fifth double-double of his career with 12 points and 11 rebounds.


HEAT vs. DENVER NUGGETS
H/A DATE SCORE W/L HEAT LEADING SCORER OPP. LEADING SCORER
2001-02 Season
H 03/16/02 101-76 W MOURNING - 24 CHEANEY - 20
A 01/29/02 100-94 W JONES - 37 LaFRENTZ - 30
2000-01 Season
A 12/12/00 96-85 W JONES - 28 McDYESS - 22
H 12/06/00 95-78 W GREEN - 16 McDYESS - 15
1999-2000 Season
H 03/10/00 96-88 W MOURNING - 28 K.CLARK - 28
A 01/14/00 92-87 W MOURNING - 28 McDYESS - 26
1998-99 Season
H 03/04/99 95-87 W MOURNING - 27 WILLIAMS - 21
1997-98 Season
A 01/09/98 98-79 W MOURNING - 25 L. ELLIS - 19
H 11/15/97 96-93 W HARDAWAY - 26 L. ELLIS - 20
1996-97 Season
H 02/23/97 95-86 W AUSTIN - 15 L. ELLIS - 29
A 11/19/96 104-86 W MOURNING - 23 McDYESS - 27
1995-96 Season
H 02/15/96 97-91 W COLES-24 McDYESS - 26
A 01/06/96 88-86 W MOURNING - 28 D. ELLIS/STITH - 16
1994-95 Season
A 03/03/95 100-98 L RICE - 24 ABDUL-RAUF - 22
H 12/15/94 101-99 L WILLIS - 29 WILLIAMS - 21
1993-94 Season
A 03/24/94 113-101 L RICE - 18 ABDUL-RAUF - 25
H 03/09/94 102-80 W RICE - 26 ROGERS - 14
1992-93 Season
A 03/15/93 103-100 W RICE - 30 JACKSON - 22
H 02/15/93 130-129 W SHAW - 23 JACKSON - 27
1991-92 Season
H 03/13/92 113-109 W RICE - 29 LIBERTY - 17
A 02/26/92 105-98 W RICE - 38 JACKSON - 29
1990-91 Season
H 02/14/91 141-112 W EDWARDS/KESSLER - 21 WOOLRIDGE - 20
A 12/27/90 124-114 W DOUGLAS - 42 ADAMS - 23
1989-90 Season
A 12/28/89 132-107 L CUMMINGS/EDWARDS/LONG - 14 ENGLISH - 20
H 12/23/89 135-104 L SUNDVOLD - 15 ADAMS - 21
1988-89 Season
A 03/18/89 111-105 L EDWARS - 20 ENGLISH - 25
H 03/10/89 131-130 W SPARROW - 28 ENGLISH - 51
A 02/09/89 117-92 L MITCHELL - 15 LEVER - 38
H 01/26/89 129-108 L SUNDVOLD/THOMPSON - 17 ENGLISH - 24
A 12/30/88 109-83 L LONG/SPARROW - 18 ENGLISH - 34
H 12/09/88 121-110 L THOMPSON - 22 ADAMS - 28