Houston is being led by Courtney Lee, who has 12 points and three rebounds. Forward Chandler Parsons has 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting. Luis Scola (eight points) and Goran Dragic (seven points) have also been instrumental for the Rockets.
Arron Afflalo has 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting for Denver. Ty Lawson has 12 points for the Nuggets on 4-of-7 shooting. JaVale McGee (seven points) and Danilo Gallinari (six points) also helped pace the offense for Denver.
The Nuggets finished the first half shooting just 35 percent (16-of-45) from the floor. Houston is shooting 45 percent from the floor on 51 attempts, but are just 4-of-14 from three-point range.