The offense clicked for the Denver Nuggets on Wednesday night, defeating the Sacramento Kings, 104-90. The Nuggets had six scorers in double digits, including Nene's double-double of 12 points and 15 rebounds. He also blocked four balls and stole it three times to complete the best all-around game for the Nuggets.
Overcoming a 51-41 deficit at halftime, the Nuggets outscored the Kings, 69-39 over the final two quarters. Ty Lawson led the team with 20 points, while Danilo Gallinari and J.R. Smith each put 17 points on the board. Gallo pulled down nine boards and stole the ball three times. Al Harrington took a team-high 19 shots and made seven of them for 15 points.
Kenyon Martin only played six minutes in the first half and did not return to the game due to the flu.
Tyreke Evans scored 22 points and dished the ball out for seven assists for the Kings. Marcus Thornton had a game-high 27 points Beno Udrih put in 12 points and 10 assists.
Having won their 10th straight home game, the Nuggets (45-29, 31-7 home) head to Sacramento for a Friday game with the Kings. For more on the Nuggets, please visit Denver Stiffs.