Thursday , Mar , 18 , 2004 C.Y. Ellis

Denver Nuggets Team Report – March 18

=== Denver Nuggets Team Report – March 18 ===

(Sports Network) – The Denver Nuggets fell to the Boston Celtics, 104-100,
on Wednesday at the FleetCenter. Carmelo Anthony scored 20 points for Denver,
which lost forward Nene to an injury in the third quarter.

Nene, who finished with 12 points and 10 rebounds, left with 7:56 to go in the
third after he sprained his left ankle. Voshon Lenard netted 19 points and
Marcus Camby added 16 for Denver, which had its two-game winning streak
snapped. Andre Miller contributed 12 points and nine assists in the setback.

The Nuggets are in eighth place in the Western Conference, 1 1/2 games ahead
of the Utah Jazz and the Portland Trail Blazers.

Anthony has averaged 23.8 points, 5.4 rebounds and four assists in his last 10
games.

Denver is off until Friday when it visits the Detroit Pistons. This is the
second and final meeting of the season between the two teams. On March 6, the
Nuggets were crushed by the Pistons, 97-66, at the Pepsi Center.

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