Denver Nuggets Final Score: Nets Send Nuggets To Second Straight Loss

Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points in the loss to the Nets. The Nuggets dropped their second straight game.

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Denver Nuggets Final Score: Nets Send Nuggets To Second Straight Loss

Though the Nuggets brought the game to a 96-92 deficit in the fourth quarter, a late 19-4 run by the Nets sent the Nuggets to a 115-99 loss, their second straight loss. It was the team's fourth straight road loss in which they allowed 100-plus points.The two teams split the season series, with the Nuggets winning the November game.

Carmelo Anthony scored 37 points (12-of-22 shooting) and pulled down nine boards. Chauncey Billups and Nene contributed 19 and 16 points, respectively. Kenyon Martin logged 32 minutes, scoring five points and grabbing six rebounds.

Nets center Brook Lopez finished with 27 points, and Travis Outlaw put 21 points on the board. Point guard Devin Harris, whom the Nuggets would have acquired had the Carmelo Anthony trade gone through, dished the ball out 18 times.

The Nuggets (28-20, 8-15 away) went 3-2 on their five-game road trip. They return home to the Pepsi Center for a Wednesday, Feb. 2 contest against the Portland Trail Blazers.

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Nuggets-Nets Score: New Jersey Leads Denver, 63-50, Despite Melo's 23 Points

The Denver Nuggets struggled defensively in the first half of their game against the New Jersey Nets, trailing 63-50 at halftime. Those 63 points are a season-high for the Nets in a single half of basketball. Travis Outlaw has scored 18 of those points, the most he has had since scoring 21 in a December 3 game against the Charlotte Bobcats. Rookie forward Derrick Favors, who the Nuggets wanted in the proposed Carmelo Anthony deal, score two points and pulled down three boards.

For the Nuggets, Carmelo Anthony leads the team with 23 points on 6-of-12 shooting from the field, 9-of-10 from the line. Nene's six points has him as the team's second-highest scorer. As a team, the Nuggets are shooting 47.1 percent from the field and 50.0 percent from beyond the arc. However, the Nets are shooting an outstanding 62.5 percent from the field and making two-thirds of their three-point shots.

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