The Portland Trail Blazers defeated the Denver Nuggets tonight, 90-83. Carmelo Anthony led the Nuggets with 21 points, seven rebounds (four offensive, three defensive), and three steals. Shooting guard Arron Afflalo finished with 14 points on 4-of-11 shooting. Point guard Ty Lawson, who just had his third-year option picked up, scored 11 points and had seven assists in 25 minutes off the bench.
The Portland Trail Blazers' Brandon Roy led all scorers with 23 points. LaMarcus Aldridge added 16 points and nine rebounds. Former Nugget Marcus Camby recorded 17 rebounds, 13 defensively. Four of Portland's starters scored in double-digit figures.