The Denver Nuggets are slowly starting to get healthy, which means the team is hoping a lackluster February can turn into a successful March. Even so, the Nuggets trail the Houston Rockets 54-49 at halftime at the Toyota Center. Houston has won four of its last five games.
Rockets shooting guard Kevin Martin is the star thus far, finishing the half with 20 points on 5-of-8 shooting. Martin is 8-of-9 from the foul line. Luis Scola scored 10 for Houston in the half on 5-of-9 shooting.
Kenneth Faried has 10 points and six rebounds for the Nuggets. Andre Miler has come off the bench to score 10 on 2-of-9 shooting. Al Harrington has eight points for Denver.
The Nuggets shot just 16-of-51 (31.4 percent) from the field in the first half.
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