The Denver Nuggets have not been able to expand much on a two-point halftime lead over the Los Angeles Clippers, but they do carry a 83-77 lead into the fourth quarter. Chauncey Billups has had a big night in his return to Denver, with 26 points on 9-17 shooting from the field. He's hit five of 10 three-point attempts.
Danilo Gallinari leads the Nuggets with 15 points, and Andre Miller has scored 14 to go along with eight assists. Al Harrington and Nene Hilario also are in double figures for Denver.
The Nuggets are shooting 50.8% compared to LA's 41.8%, but the Clippers have kept close by shooting 11-23 from beyond the arc.
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