The Nuggets got out to an early lead and held it, leading 33-16 at the end of the first quarter. A three pointer by Al Harrington with eight minutes left in the half extended the lead to 20, 42-22 and since then the teams have basically just traded buckets.
Through 24 minutes of play the Nuggets are led by Nene who has scored 13 points. Arron Afflalo has added 12, Chauncey Billups nine, Carmelo Anthony and Gary Forbes eight a piece. Nene also lead the team with 5 rebounds.
Memphis is led by Rudy Gay and his 10 points. Mike Conley has added nine while Xavier Henry has seven points. Zach Randolph leads the Grizzlies with six rebounds.