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Nuggets 107, Hornets 86

Nuggets win series 4-1

Nuggets Shut Down Hornets to Advance

Nuggets Shut Down Hornets to Advance

Carmelo Anthony was in the zone and scored a Playoffs career-high 34 to help the Nuggets drop the Hornets and advance to the second round. J.R. Smith chipped in with five 3-pointers en route to 20 points.  Watch Now

What Went Wrong?

TNT's crew talk about how the Hornets' season went awry.

Play 2:29

Courtside: 'Melo and Karl

'Melo and George Karl talk with TNT's Marc Fein after the win.

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On Point with CP3

In the latest Webisode, get to know Chris Paul's family members.

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Postgame: Byron Scott

The Hornets coach talks about being eliminated from the Playoffs.

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Billups Bowls Over Hornets

Nuggets 113, Hornets 84

Chauncey Billups connected on eight 3-pointers and the Nuggets blew Game 1 open in the second half to coast to the win over the Hornets.

QUICK STATS
Hornets
Nuggets
     
    • 37.2%

    • 50.7%

    • 42.9%

    • 52.4%

    • 73.9%

    • 78.8%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  NOH DEN
Turnovers: 17 17
Fast Break Pts: 5 16
Biggest Lead: 2 34
Unanswered Pts: 2 0
Points in the Paint: 26 34
 

Game 1 highlights

Paced by Chauncey Billups, the Nuggets get an easy Game 1 victory.

Play 2:44

Billups, Nuggets Keep Hornets Quiet

Nuggets 108, Hornets 93

Chauncey Billups picked up where he left off, leading the Nuggets with 31 points to knock off the Hornets and give Denver a 2-0 lead.

QUICK STATS
Hornets
Nuggets
     
    • 45.9%

    • 50.0%

    • 56.2%

    • 56.2%

    • 80.0%

    • 61.9%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  NOH DEN
Turnovers: 17 6
Fast Break Pts: 10 16
Biggest Lead: 3 23
Unanswered Pts: 6 0
Points in the Paint: 32 42
 

Game 2 highlights

Chauncey Billups burned the Hornets for 31 points to give the Nuggets a 2-0 series lead.

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Hornets Slip Past Nuggets

Hornets 95, Nuggets 93

Chris Paul had 32 points and 12 assists to help the Hornets hold on for a 95-93 victory over the Denver Nuggets.

QUICK STATS
Nuggets
Hornets
     
    • 40.5%

    • 43.5%

    • 42.9%

    • 35.0%

    • 68.6%

    • 80.0%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  DEN NOH
Turnovers: 14 16
Fast Break Pts: 6 22
Biggest Lead: 16 11
Unanswered Pts: 0 1
Points in the Paint: 30 44
 

Game 3 highlights

Chris Paul and the Hornets fought hard for a Game 3 victory.

Play 3:18

Nuggets Dismantle Hornets

Nuggets 121, Hornets 63

Carmelo Anthony scored 26 points as Denver thoroughly demolished New Orleans 121-63 to take a commanding 3-1 series lead.

QUICK STATS
Nuggets
Hornets
     
    • 56.6%

    • 31.5%

    • 50.0%

    • 13.3%

    • 83.3%

    • 84.4%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  DEN NOH
Turnovers: 11 27
Fast Break Pts: 8 15
Biggest Lead: 58 2
Unanswered Pts: 3 0
Points in the Paint: 34 18
 

Game 4 highlights

'Melo scored 26 points and dished seven assists as the Nuggets beat the Hornets 121-63.

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Nuggets Roll Into Second Round

Nuggets 107, Hornets 86

After five straight first-round flameouts, Carmelo Anthony and Chauncey Billups led the Nuggets to their first Playoff series win since 1994.

QUICK STATS
Hornets
Nuggets
     
    • 38.2%

    • 51.4%

    • 15.0%

    • 43.5%

    • 83.3%

    • 85.2%

  • FG %
  • 3FG%
  • FT %
  NOH DEN
Turnovers: 15 15
Fast Break Pts: 10 18
Biggest Lead: 9 24
Unanswered Pts: 2 0
Points in the Paint: 32 48
 

Game 5 highlights

Carmelo Anthony had 34 points and led Denver to its first Playoff series win since 1994.

Play 3:01

HORNETS STATS
  SEASON PLAYOFFS
     
FG% 0.000 0.396
FT% 0.000 0.807
Points 0.0 84.2
Rebounds 0.0 37.0
Assists 0.0 15.8
Steals 0.0 6.6
Blocks 0.0 2.6
3-Point % 0.000 0.326
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NUGGETS STATS
  SEASON PLAYOFFS
     
FG% 0.000 0.475
FT% 0.000 0.759
Points 0.0 107.9
Rebounds 0.0 40.2
Assists 0.0 22.6
Steals 0.0 9.2
Blocks 0.0 5.2
3-Point % 0.000 0.383
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DEN win series 4-1
1 - NOH 84 | DEN 113 Highlights Info
2 - NOH 93 | DEN 108 Highlights Info
3 - DEN 93 | NOH 95 Highlights Info
4 - DEN 121 | NOH 63 Highlights Info
5 - NOH 86 | DEN 107 Highlights Info
 

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