In what has been a closely contested game on Sunday night, the Denver Nuggets have a narrow 53-51 lead on the visiting Los Angeles Clippers at halftime. The Nuggets are without point guard Ty Lawson, but Andre Miller has done a solid job as his replacement, scoring 12 points on 5-9 shooting with four assists. Nene Hilario is also in double figures with 10 points.
Chauncey Billups and Blake Griffin are in double figures for Los Angeles, with 15 points and 12 points, respectively. Chris Paul struggled to find his shooting touch in the half and finished just 1-7 from the field, though he does have three assists.
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