The Charlotte Bobcats hold a 52-47 lead over the Denver Nuggets at halftime on Tuesday night, holding off a late charge by Chauncey Billups and the Nuggets. Billups scored nine points, made three assists and had two steals. He was only 2-of-5 shooting, but made 4-of-5 at the free throw line.
Carmelo Anthony continued to have shooting issues early on when he was 1of-6, but finished the half 4-of-9. He leads the team with 10 points. He’s also made four rebounds, but has also turned the ball over four times. It has been a poor shooting night for the Nuggets overall, making only 40.5 percent from the field.