The Denver Nuggets trailed by as many as nine points during the first half against the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday, but a last second tip-in by forward Danilo Gallinari gives Denver a 48-48 tie at halftime. Gallinari has a team-high 13 points after one half thanks to the forward's ability to get to the foul line, finishing 6-of-8 from the charity stripe.
Ty Lawson has 10 points and three assists in the first half on 4-of-7 shooting. Corey Brewer (seven points) and Al Harrington (five points) have contributed off the bench.
The Bucks have rode balanced scoring throughout. Stephen Jackson leads the way with nine points. Rookie big man Jon Leuer has eight points on 4-of-4 shooting.
Each team has struggled from the three-point line. The Nuggets are 3-of-10 from behind the arc, while Milwaukee is 2-of-7.