The Denver Nuggets and Houston Rockets are playing tonight at the Toyota Center with playoff implications on the line. At the end of the second quarter, the Rockets are leading 51-44.
Houston is being led by Courtney Lee, who has 12 points and three rebounds. Forward Chandler Parsons has 11 points on 5-of-9 shooting. Luis Scola (eight points) and Goran Dragic (seven points) have also been instrumental for the Rockets.
Arron Afflalo has 17 points on 6-of-11 shooting for Denver. Ty Lawson has 12 points for the Nuggets on 4-of-7 shooting. JaVale McGee (seven points) and Danilo Gallinari (six points) also helped pace the offense for Denver.
The Nuggets finished the first half shooting just 35 percent (16-of-45) from the floor. Houston is shooting 45 percent from the floor on 51 attempts, but are just 4-of-14 from three-point range.
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