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Rockets Vs. Nuggets Score Update: Houston Up 49-43 At Halftime

The Houston Rockets only shot 40% from the field in the first half against the Denver Nuggets, but they have a 49-43 lead at halftime nonetheless. The Rockets were a bit better than Denver on the boards and finished the half +3 in the turnover category, which has helped their cause.

Related: Rockets Vs. Nuggets: Second half thread

The Nuggets shot 45% in the half and Ty Lawson leads the team with eight points, though he is just 2-7 from the field. Danilo Gallinari has seven points, Andre Miller scored six points to go with five assists and Kenneth Faried leads the way with five rebounds.

Chase Budinger has 16 point for Houston, and Luis Scola has scored 14.

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