The Indiana Pacers lead the Denver Nuggets by 10 points, 59-49, at halftime. Carmelo Anthony has not had much impact scoring so far, netting only five points. He is 2-of-9 on field goals, but has grabbed five boards. Gary Forbes and Nene lead the team with 11 points each. Forbes also added two rebounds and a steal.
The Pacers’ Darren Collison only added two points in the second quarter, but has 15 points, three rebounds and two assists overall. Center Roy Hibbert scored 11 points, pulled down five boards and blocked two shots. Shooting guard Brandon Rush made his season debut and scored eight points and made six rebounds in 13 minutes off the bench.