Denver Nuggets Team Report – November 15
=== Denver Nuggets Team Report – November 15 ===
(Sports Network) – The Denver Nuggets fell to the Sacramento Kings, 101-89,
The Nuggets were led by Carmelo Anthony’s 28 points. Denver has lost five of
its first seven games of the young season. Rodney White had 14 points, while
DeMarr Johnson and Kenyon Martin each scored 10.
Denver shot just 38 percent from the field, lowlighted by point guards Andre
Miller and Earl Boykins, who combined to make just three of 22 attempts.
The Kings led 60-55 with just under 4 1/2 minutes left in the third quarter,
before Sacramento ended the period on a 17-8 run to take a 77-63 lead into the
final 12 minutes. The Kings were never threatened in the fourth quarter en
route to the victory.
Denver played the Kings without Marcus Camby and Nene, both of whom are
sidelined with strained left hamstrings.
Anthony has scored 20 or more points in three straight games. He has averaged
27.3 points and 5.7 rebounds in that span.
The Nuggets are off until Wednesday when they host the Toronto Raptors. Last
season, Denver dropped both of its meetings with the Raptors.