Carmelo Anthony is having no trouble shooting baskets tonight, as his 20 points helped the Denver Nuggets take a 61-55 lead over the Orlando Magic at halftime. Melo has hit 9-of-12 shots and made 2-of-4 free throws. He also made six rebounds.
Point guard Chauncey Billups re-aggravated his wrist injury, which gave Ty Lawson the start tonight. Lawson has done well so far, adding nine points and dishing out four assists. Arron Afflalo scored six points, and Nene added nine points and four rebounds. Shelden Williams started at power forward, but has scored zero points in five minutes on the court.