Nuggets Vs. Spurs Final Score: Danilo Gallinari Scores 31 In 121-117 Loss

Despite tying a career-high in points, Danilo Gallinari saw his Denver Nuggets fall to the San Antonio Spurs, 121-117, on Saturday night. Gallinari scored 31 points on 10-of-16 shooting (3-of-4 on three-pointers), but the Spurs were able to play solid defense in the final minutes to push back and keep the Nuggets from winning the game.

As a team, the Nuggets were exceptional shooters for the game. They made 56.8 percent of shots from the field. Ty Lawson sank nine buckets on his way to 20 points and 10 assists. Al Harrington continued his strong play with 19 points in 25 minutes while Andre Miller added eight points, six rebounds and six assists.

The Spurs were almost equally as good shooting the ball with 55.1 percent of shots falling for points. All five starters scored at least 10 points and were led by the 19 that Richard Jefferson and Tony Parker each chipped in. Daniel Green led the team with 24 points off the bench.

The Nuggets (6-3, 2-3 away) are off Sunday and will resume play on Monday at the Pepsi Center. They will host the New Orleans Hornets, whom they defeated on Friday night.

For more on this game, visit Nuggets blog Denver Stiffs and Spurs blog Pounding the Rock. Head over to SB Nation NBA for more news and notes around the league.

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