January 11, 2012
Gallinari scores 22 as Nuggets beat Nets
DENVER—Danilo Gallinari scored 22 points, Arron Afflalo and Corey Brewer had 19 each and the Denver Nuggets beat the Nets 123-115 on Wednesday night. Andre Miller had 12 points and 12 assists and Rudy Fernandez had 15 points and eight assists to help the Nuggets bounce back from a loss to New Orleans.
Jordan Farmar had a season-high 26 points, Anthony Morrow added 23 and Deron Williams had 16 points and 13 assist for the Nets, who have lost nine of 10.
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THE STAT: The Nets came into the game hitting 32 percent of their 3-pointers and averaging eight makes a game and went viral behind the arc. The Nets hit their first four and were 19-for-35 from behind the arc. Jordan Farmar led the way with six and Anthony Morrow had five.
FANTASY SPOTLIGHT: Morrow has been heating up over the last week. He scored 20 against Atlanta on Monday and is averaging 19.5 points in the last four games.
For more, read Michael Kelly's NBA.com notebook: Click Here
NETS NOTES F Kris Humphries posted 12 points, 9 rebounds and 2 blocks; he's averaging 13.1, 10.4 and 0.8, respectively...Rookie G MarShon Brooks cracked double digits in points (10), but committed 4 turnovers and shot only 4-of-11...The Nets set a franchise single-game record with the 19 made three-pointers.
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|LINE OF THE NIGHT|
26 PTS, 3 AST, 2 STL
9-14 FGs, 6-8 3Ps
|On breaking through:
"It feels good – us professional athletes work hard and things don't always go the way we plan, the way we see in our minds.
But you just have to keep working, and when it comes to fruition on the court, it feels good."